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How To Make Our Beveled Stretcher Bars

As I mentioned (and showed) in What’s New: Beveled-edge Gallery Wraps & Non-glare Acrylic, we’ve started putting bevels on the edges of our gallery-wrapped canvas images. The bad news is that you cannot buy beveled stretcher (or strainer) bars in any store; you have to make your own. The good news is that it’s not […]

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Photography Post-processing Printing & Framing

Which Color Space Should I Use?

I don’t generally write an article on a subject that’s already adequately covered; I only write when I think I can add something new. I’ve reviewed the color space material, and have little to add. But maybe I can at least steer you to the articles with the best information. Equipment Capabilities It is generally […]

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Printing & Framing

Making A Picture Frame From Dilapidated Fence Pickets

Weird Wood – Part 5 of 5 As you may recall, this series began with Working With Weird Wood: Preface. After reading that, you may be asking yourself, “What happened to Parts 2 through 4 of this series?” After all, I did publish the promised preparatory article Thoughts On Mat Layout and Part 1 of […]

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Applied math Post-processing Printing & Framing

How To Make Your Beveled Edges Look Like A Continuation Of Your Image

When describing our canvas gallery-wrap optionslink, we mention that the technique we use, the digital stretch wrap, creates an optical illusion. For any given amount of stretch, there is a particular “illusion angle” at which the sides look like an unstretched and uncompressed continuation of the frontthe math. Figure 1 shows that angle for various […]

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Business Post-processing Printing & Framing

We Made New Printable Instructions

revised 8/26/2020 While I was making updates to some of our How-To articles’ formatting and adherence to Internet standards, I also took the opportunity to improve clarity for some of them. Some, but not all of the articles have downloadable printable versions, so I also updated the printable version if warranted. I created new printable […]