Sterling Art Services


Framing Artworks on Paper: 2-D or Not 2-D

by Chris Barnett Framers develop an acute awareness about both the pictorial importance of papers, and how they encompass myriad structural and material qualities.  The permutations in paper manufacturing processes are vast, yielding diverse materials such as long-fibered and strong yet lightweight Japanese papers;  sturdy watercolor and printing papers; pulpy handmade papers, finely milled digital printing… read more

A Simple Frame

By Chris Barnett Customers and patrons may sometimes ask for just a simple frame.  Often the implication is, “This is something I don’t want to spend too much money on”, with the expectation that the result will be achieved through an architecturally clean and uncomplicated design–but sometimes the things which appear uncomplicated and effortless do… read more