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Picture Frame Making - Intermediate/Advanced

Course Description

Transform your artwork by cutting bevelled mounts, measuring and making wooden picture frames. You will explore the aesthetic considerations of how to frame a picture and the relevance of conservation framing in order to protect your work. Basic materials and equipment provided. Your tutor will recommend suppliers where you will be able to purchase materials for your personal projects.

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

The course is only for learners who have already attended a course in our studio before. It is NOT suitable for beginners. If you are interested in a specialist technique not listed or described in the course description, please contact the Curriculum Manager before enrolling, to find out if it is possible for us to accommodate this.

Course Content

On this course, you will be supported with personal framing projects, including specialist equipment, tools and materials, cutting mounts and considering all aspects of decorative finish. Basic materials are provided, but your tutor will recommend places to buy specialist mouldings and where to have glass cut as this is not something we cover on the course.

Teaching and Learning Methods

The course will be taught through presentations, practical demonstrations and 1-2-1 support. Resources used within each lesson are available electronically.


There is no exam or formal assessment for this course. However, you will work with your tutor to identify your aims at the beginning of the session and will receive one to one feedback throughout as well as sharing outcomes at the end of the course. There is no formal qualification attached to this course but you can receive a Certificate of Completion from the college on request.

Next Steps and Progression

Once you have completed the course, you may choose to enrol on a further term in this subject or another subject in the Creative Arts department. For Art and Design courses, once you have developed a portfolio of work you could consider applying to the Foundation Diploma in Art and design as a Pathway in to Higher Education. Studio courses are for those learners with some subject knowledge or who have been studying the same subject at the college for 3 full years. Advice and Guidance for all further study is available from the Curriculum Manager by request.
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Tel: 020 7255 4700
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