Almost finished with the PF05 frame. Looks pretty amazing before the antiquing process.
Heavily rubbed finishes on modern profiles. 12k and 22k gold over black and blue clays.
Heavily rubbed finishes on modern profiles. Top row shows #12k and #22k over black clay. Bottom shows them over blue clay. One would think these types of frames are best suited for modern art but I’ve seen them used very…
C&J PF05 frame after carving. Shown in raw wood and gesso. Next step is clay followed by gilding.
C&J frame number PF05.
The carving is nearing completion on our PF05 frame. I’m liking the layout of this carving to fit this smaller size frame. Much more work ahead.
This is our PF05 frame. At this stage based on customer feedback we planned how the carving would fit best on a smaller frame. We often adjust carvings according to the space we have to work with.
This is our hand carved C691 American Impressionist frame. The top picture shows the standard gold finish. The bottom is a more heavily antiqued version with extra rub. This illustrates how the same frame can look very different by changing…
Here’s a custom floater we are working on. It’s finished in 22k gold leaf on the face and sides. A modern rub over red clay. The inside is painted a custom color. The floater shelf is wider than normal so…
A short video showing the water gilding process on our hand carved C530 Louis XIII frame.