WEDDING - Philadelphia Magazine
IN YOUR NEW nest may not be as inspiring as the Philadelphia
Museum of Art, here are a few simple steps to show off your artwork
A rule, frames should be hung at eye level, says Sande Webster,
owner of Sande Webster Galley/Walnuts Frame Design on Locust
Street. Keep in ming the purpose of the room, she says.
Example, if you are arranging pictures in the dinning room, hang
them lower since you are sitting most of the time. "In the
living room, hang a larger frame three to six inches above the
sofa so that your eyes are not drawn away," says Pat McNulty,
a professional photographer in Gwynedd Valley. "This will
Hanging a frame is actually a job for two. Have one person stand
back about four feet from the wall and have the other hold up
the picture and adjust the frame, says McNulty. Frames hung symmetrically
should be the same shape, size and color, he says.
Clustering frames also can create a dramatic effect. To do this,
first create a template by arranging your artwork on the floor.
"This will give you an idea of spacing" says McNulty.
When in doubt, Webster suggest using cardboard to try out an
attactive arrangement before hammering a single nail into the
Christa L. Vagnozzi