Mounting

September 1, 2020

Framing Alternatives

Acrylic, otherwise known as plexiglass, creates a vibrant, contemporary display when images are mounted to the back of clear gloss acrylic. Your image is then safely protected from dust and scratches and colors explode with a third dimensional look. With museum wraps, the canvas is stretched over stretcher bars and stapled on the back. The stretcher bars range in depth from 1/2" to 2" with the image only showing on the front. Gallery wraps follow the same procedure as museum wraps except the image appears on the front and sides. The stretcher bars range in depth from 1/2" to 2". If left unframed, gallery wrapping adds another dimension as artwork is visible from all sides. Designed for artwork that is printed or painted on canvas, floater frames give art the illusion of floating inside the picture frame and a sense of three-dimensional depth in appearance...