The Perfect Patina

via Picture Framing Magazine by Marty Horowitz

When you create the right patina, your clients will ask if that period frame is a replication—or an original.

The first story in a series of four on how I replicate the patinas from different period frames—Italian, French, Spanish, and American.  The story is the culmination of all the patinas I have worked with in making Florentine/Italian frames. While on assignment in Toronto, I found a great Modigliani show on display at AGO Museum.  For me, this was an opportunity of a lifetime—to see fabulous art in original frames, all historically correct!

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