Courses

Courses


1-Day Beginners Course

This course is designed to give an insight to those people who are interested in taking up picture framing on a full-time basis, or thinking of opening their own business.

5-Day Course

This course is has been developed for the serious framer and is geared towards you aspiring to and attaining the GCF exam. 

10-Day Basic to Advanced Skills Course

This course is designed to give the student a good working and practical knowledge of the picture framing business. More in depth time is spent on the basics, then moving into more advanced techniques.

Box Framing

This course is designed to take the framer into the more detailed area of Box Framing to offer clients, that little bit extra and something different.

Introduction to Mount Cutting

This course is designed to take the framer into the more detailed area of Mount Cutting & Decoration to offer clients, that little bit extra and something different.

Computerised Mount Cutting

Individually tailored course focussing on highly specialised mount cutting using a Valiani CMC 150. This course can be held either be at our workshop or your own, using your own equipment. 

Introduction to Textile Framing

This Course has been Re-Designed into a full 5-Day Course, where all aspects of fabric framing will be covered, e.g. Cross-stitch, Tapestry, Silks, Papyrus, Baby’s Bonnet, Football Shirts, and much more.

Individually Tailored Courses

You can book a course of any length, and combine different subjects together. You can choose your own combination from our courses list, or anything that we many have neglected to add. Just let us know your personal requirements, and we will help you design your course to suit your individual requirements. 

GCF Advanced Textile Framing

This course is designed to take the framer into the more detailed area of Textile Framing to offer clients, that little bit extra and something different, and to acquaint the framer with requirements for the GCF Advanced exam. Candidates must have passed the GCF Examination,  and be a Member of Fine Art Trade Guild to take this Examination

GCF Advanced Mount Design and Function

This course is designed to take the framer into the more detailed area of Mount Cutting & Decoration to offer clients, that little bit extra and something different, and to acquaint the framer with requirements for the GCF Advanced exam . Candidates must have passed the GCF Examination & be a Member of Fine Art Trade Guild to take this Examination

GCF Advanced Conservation Framing

This course is designed to take the framer into the more detailed area of Conservation Framing to offer clients, that little bit extra and something different, and to acquaint the framer with requirements for the GCF Advanced exam . Candidates must have passed the GCF Examination & be a Member of Fine Art Trade Guild to take this Examination

GCF Refresher Course

A 2-day, complete GCF refresher course. Examinations are available and can be included by prior arrangement.

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