The contemporary profile of the Blick A Cappella frame is steeply beveled toward your artwork for a smart, clean look and feel. This frame's environmentally conscious polystyrene molding helps set your work apart from the crowd.
Every frame includes a mat, a backing board, and an acrylic face. Made from
Blick polystyrene frames consist of an extruded polymer core onto which a hot foil finish is applied. Sophisticated manufacturing processes give the frame moldings several advantages over similar wood moldings, including a lower price and higher quality. Comprised of three
The Core — The Core is made from extruded foamed polymer that is derived from approximately
The Skin — Only virgin polymer granules are used to create a very smooth, hard outer surface onto which hot stamping foil is applied.
The Finish — Hot stamping foils are applied to the smooth, hard outer skin. Sometimes several different foils are used on a single molding, or grain and textured patterns are embossed into the surface by gently heating the skin.
Frame Depth — The depth of a frame refers to the depth of the frame's rabbet (the
Note — Frames are sized by the opening, not by the outside of the molding. To determine the size of frame to order, measure the outside of your artwork, including mat, and order that size frame. The frame will overlap your artwork ¼" all the way around, so your artwork will fit nicely behind the frame's molding.
Color Matching — We do our best to match the color of frames, both on our website photography and in our catalogs, but differences in technology may affect the appearance of the photo on your screen. You are entitled to return, for refund or credit, any frame that does not meet your expectations. Remember that the frame size is the size of the artwork a frame is designed to hold, not the exterior dimensions.
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