A: They should be knowledgeable about color coordination, trends in art and interior design, and the artist's feelings for the art being framed. Consultants can recommend matting and picture frame treatments that will enhance both the image and your individual décor. A good picture framer is able to suggest picture framing methods that will work best with your budget. They should also have the experience to properly frame any type of art.
A: Custom picture framing is a very diverse trade. We specialize in all kinds of framing. From prints and posters to shadow boxed jerseys to album covers to many kinds of fabrics. The possibilities are endless!
A: At Frames by Ames we do every possible kind of framing you can imagine. No job is too big or too small. We have framed many types of different objects. From Egyptian artifacts to women's panties to a jersey worn by Michael Jordan to a scarf worn by Elvis, we've seen just about everything.
A: Yes. All framing is completed here at our store. Unlike some framers who send your work someplace else, we do everything here at our shop. The moulding, mounting, matting, and glass is all cut and assembled here. Your artwork stays in the protection of our store.
A: Framing prices depend on how big your artwork is and what components and services your picture needs. We don't know the answer to that until we look at your artwork with you, measure it, and design a beautiful and appropriate framing treatment for it. Bring in your art and we can give you an exact price based on what frame and extras you select.
Frames by Ames
101 Main Street (Bewley Building) Lockport, NY 14094