All about matting

A mat plays an essential role in framing and designing a picture. Here is why it is of such fundamental importance. A mat can turn an ordinary piece of paper into an attractive decorative element, far more impressive with it than without it. The mat enhances and even...

Arranging menu bar icons in macOS Sierra

There’s an easy way to arrange icons of running applications in the macOS menu bar. Up until the latest version of macOS (before Sierra), only the system items, like clock and Spotlight, could be moved. But starting with macOS 10.12 (Sierra), it’s possible to...

Photo framing

Memory is the only paradise out of which we cannot be driven away (Unknown author) Humanity has learned to save the most significant events of life, memories of closest friend’s faces and extraordinarily beautiful places in photography. In most cases, photos are not...

The history of picture framing

The history of picture framing began when the first meaningful pictures appeared. The first frames were made of mosaic or drawn around the painting itself. They were inseparable from the picture and both were usually placed on the wall of a building. After the...

5 tips for perfect framing

Style The main goal of framing is the integrity of composition which is a combination of image and frame. Ideally, the texture of the frame should match the style of the picture and maybe even repeat a feature of the composition, such as brush strokes or distinctive...

How to save time with Trickster and Scanner Pro

Watch the video below to learn how you can easily share scans from your iPhone to your Mac and have them appear automatically in Trickster for further processing. This workflow is something that we often use ourselves and it can save a lot of time. In this...

The art of choosing the right frame

Framing a picture is very important both for the artist and for the buyer. A piece of art is incomplete until it has a frame, and without one, even the best photo in the world will never show its full potential. Of course, a frame can’t make a masterpiece out of a bad...

Why a picture frame?

A frame for a picture is like a beautiful dress for a woman. It serves to emphasise the important details, hide the disadvantages, and create a complete, perfect image. Many private owners and art galleries exhibit their paintings without frames, but this is a huge...

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