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Gilded Frames In Glasgow

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Gilded Frames In Glasgow

Gilded frames are something that we like to boast about at Art Hire Framing. Gilding is a specialist skill that we have in-house at Art Hire and like everything that we do, we pride ourselves in creating these special picture frames. A large James Morrison canvas framed in a suitably grand frame gilded in 13.5c white gold with a textured paint finish. This frame, like almost all our frames are hand-finished by our craftsmen, starting out as a raw moulding, or in this case 2 different frames joined together. Here Eddie is pictured water-gilding this monster.         Also...

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Glasgow Picture Framers As Art Collectors

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Glasgow Picture Framers As Art Collectors

Glasgow Picture Framers – Who Also Collect Art Glasgow picture framers are all different and many display their framing of artwork on their walls. At Art Hire, we are particularly proud of our collection and our already crowded studio wall was recently added to with a few new acquisitions. The fantastic artist Ross Sinclair’s  “I love real life” came from the GSA MFA auction where Art Hire Framing were one of the sponsors. Art Hire endeavour to become in as many supportive roles as we can in the community and sponsorship forms part of this in the Glasgow art...

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Glasgow Boys and Glasgow Bhoys

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Glasgow Boys and Glasgow Bhoys

    A History Of  Scottish Art A huge job completed and on it’s way to Barcelona. 200 paintings, a who’s who of Scottish art over 150 years. Glasgow Boys, Hornel, and Henry, Colourists Ferguson, Hunter and Caddel, along with Cursiter and Oppenheimer through to one of my old GSA tutor Danny Ferguson & John Cunningham as well as Archie Forrest, George Devlin & Stephen Conroy .     Many expertly restored by Painting+Restoration Studio like the Hornel or reframed by Art Hire Framing. A real treat to handle such great work and a reminder why I love my...

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12 Days Of Christmas Art

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12 Days Of Christmas Art

Art For Christmas We ran a little feature on the Art Hire Framing Facebook page which many people seemed to enjoy  and it made sense to include it here also.   ART HIRE FRAMING’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS – Work that we have framed which we would be happy to see in our Christmas stocking or around the tree. On the1st Day of Christmas….a Joan Eardley oil- nothing like starting at the top.     On the second day of Christmas….a portrait by Craig Mulholland – especially one that has a frame in it held by a very handsome, young, dark haired and tanned...

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Framing Sale

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Framing Sale

Welcome to the new Art Hire website and this, the first blog entry. We hope you will find the website interesting and informative and what better way to start our blog than with news of our Frame Sale! WASPS Open Studios 2012 at Hanson Street is a fantastic opportunity for the public to meet with artists and see als sorts of paintings, drawings, ceramic and glass art. Art Hire form a key part of the studios at Hanson Street and we hope that you will visit us and takeadvantage of our fantastic offers on frames over the Open Studios weekend.  

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