Choosing Colours for Picture Framing Projects: a Quick Answer
It’s the single biggest point of indecision our clients have: they’re unsure of “The Rules”…!
- Should the colours match exactly?
- Or should the colours just compliment?
- Wait, or should the colours match more to the piece or to the environment it’s hanging in?!
- Etc, Etc, Etc.
Technical framing expertise is only half of the equation; a good picture framer should also be able to help you design-wise.
But choosing colour doesn’t come naturally to everyone, and just because someone’s decided to hang an “I’m a picture framer” shingle or go to work for a “big box” picture framing retailer, that doesn’t automatically make them experts in taste! 🙂
The Colonel’s Quick and Dirty Rule if You’re Stuck
If you’re stuck and/or need something in a hurry you can always fall back on black; it’s neutrality ties in pretty much anywhere.
Black isn’t usually our first choice…but it’s hardly ever the wrong choice.
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Jackson’s Gallery has done Custom Framing for Celebrities such as:
Pretty weird, huh?
How'd a framing shop in Spruce Grove get involved with all these American celebrities?!
- Rock and TV star Gene Simmons
- ‘Ironman’ Cal Ripken Jr
- Best-selling author Mark Victor Hansen
- Comedienne Joan Rivers
- TV’s original Batman Adam West
- NFL Superstar Emmitt Smith
- Heavyweight Champ George Foreman
- Magician and Comedian Penn Jillette
- Entertainment Icon William Shatner
Karla's husband Owen Garratt is a world class artist who has done portraits for these luminaries; well, those portraits had to get framed somewhere... 😉
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