Distributor for picture framers

Frame Factory

Picture framing course

Learn the basics of professional picture framing in 5 days 

A workshop for picture framers who wish expand their knowledge, but also for beginners. The course is run by Jean Salgaro who has 30 years' experience as a professional framer. The course comprises a series of short technical demos followed by practice sessions. This gives you the opportunity to put what Jean teaches you immediately into practice.

The framing course will cover: 

  • cutting of wooden mouldings and aluminium profiles
  • preparing and assembling the mouldings
  • glass cutting and types of glass
  • preparing backing board and types of board
  • mountcutting
  • use of mounting tape
  • various types of mount: French bevel, reverse bevel, ...
  • mount decoration and waxed mounts
  • wood frame decoration (staining, waxing, etc.) - new: use of various wood types
  • restoration of aged or damaged frames
  • use and application of self-adhesive products
  • use of adhesives: 'do's and don'ts'
  • canvas and fabric stretching - new: fabric stretching for 3D frames
  • mounting etchings, aquarelles, …
  • specialty frames: double-sided frames, box frames,... - new: framing objects
  • sales techniques
  • new: mounting and framing with DIBOND 
  • useful tips from 25 years of craftsmanship
  • etc., … (to be filled in by the participants)

The workshop is given in French, but Dutch translation during the course is available (upon request - at no additional cost)

Register now for this course 

The course is traditionally held in our Ostend headquarters - 5 consecutive days (Monday to Friday). Contact us for information on the available dates.

Cami (Belgium) bvba
Edward Vlietinckstraat 8
8400 Oostende
Tel: +32 59 70 86 66
Fax: +32 59 80 68 67