Art behind glass: Show off your framed art!
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Avengers 3 page by Jack Kirby. Here's the plain white matte mentioned above. I think I like the white because it doesn't compete with the art for attention.

 

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Hey Rhino, I know it's a few pages back, but I LOVE this page. Kudos to you for landing it. I agree that the white matting was a smart move, and it doesn't compete w/ the art.

 

Can I ask how long you've had it and how much it was (just curious how much Kirby pages are, you don't have to answer if you don't want to - I'm just very impressed!)?

 

I just went through as well and this piece caught my eye...beautiful piece and I agree on the framing...

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Just hung up on my wall:

 

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Guys, I need opinions please...

 

I'm on the verge of finally getting the below cover framed. I'm planning on getting museum glass and a getting a custom frame. I really want this to be an awesome display

 

That said, I can't decide which look I like better (these are rough mockups). I'm leaning towards the red mat but the charcoal grey looks sweet too. I like how the grey sort of fades in but I also like how the red pops out.

 

Thoughts?

 

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I think the grey is more understated on a piece that is already full of color and 'statement'; but the red definately pops the turtles out of the background more...

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I think the grey is more understated on a piece that is already full of color and 'statement'; but the red definately pops the turtles out of the background more...

 

I think you've completely captured my thoughts on both options. Still not sure which way to go. Thanks for the thoughts guys.

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The Red catches the eye more, but I like the gray. I'd rather have my eyes drawn to the art itself than the borders.

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My vote goes to red.The grey looks nice and subtle,abut the red makes it pop.

 

But then again,I like em loud!

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I like the red but I think you really can't go wrong going either way.

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Wow. Just when I thought the concensus was grey, a slew of reds come in. And I agree, I really don't think I can go wrong either way. Decisions, decisions...

 

Thanks again everybody!

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I agree that the red pops the turtles out, and the red line is thin enough so that it doesn't overpower the drawing itself.

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Most everything in my CAF is framed...

 

Phil Hale, Kent Williams, Jon Muth, Dave McKean, Ashley Wood, Paul Smith, Jill Thompson, Mike Allred, etc.

 

To me, if I can't see it, why have it? After years of artworks tucked away in portfolios and flat files, once my wife and I started getting the bulk of our work up, it really transformed the art owning experience, and we really catch a lot of compliments and questions from people not into comics or art in general.

 

-e.

 

http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryDetail.asp?GCat=7723

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Hey Eric,

 

Welcome to the boards! Nice to see you here, and of course, great art in your gallery!!

 

J

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Thanks for the welcome. I find it curious that this board is so active but the one on CAF is so dead. Is there a reason behind that? Is it a matter of which was established first? Dunno why but I just stumbled across here the other day and had been meaning to check it out.

 

Plenty of familiar screen names here.

 

-e.

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Hey Eric,

 

Welcome to the boards! Nice to see you here, and of course, great art in your gallery!!

 

J

 

Welcome! :hi:

 

Your Jill Thompson's are great -- "Rest Area" :roflmao:

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Here is my newest framed art....George Perez Infinity Gauntlet page

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Nice!

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