Without framing, all paper objects would be considered equal, making cocktail napkins as valuable as the first transatlantic paper airplane. Elevate true artwork with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $39 for $100 worth of custom framing
- $19 for two 2.5-hour painting classes (a $50 value)
Painting classes take place Mondays and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Although project pricing varies greatly depending on scope, a 16”x20” frame with mat and glass costs about $121, and a 16”x20” frame for an oil painting runs about $100 with fitting.
Accent Framing & Gallery
As a young artist, Lynn was working at a gallery in Atlanta where the framer only showed up to work sporadically. “I started going in and cutting the frames myself,” she says. Soon, Lynn’s deft hands and expertise led her to assume leadership of her own gallery, Accent Framing & Gallery, where her painter’s eye matches matting and metal or wood edging with paintings, photographs, and miscellaneous keepsakes. “What inspires me is how someone can bring in something ordinary and we can make it look so much better,” she says, though she’s also up for tackling the out-of-the ordinary: she once framed a deer’s tail, and she has helped conserve a 200-year-old silk painting as well as a sheepskin Latin document dating back to the 1300s. With a combined three decades of experience, Lynn and her assistant are ready to transform nearly anything into an ensemble fit for the guest room all homeowners keep ready in case the Queen of England drops by.
During her years in edging others’ artwork, Lynn hasn’t neglected her own. Her brush gives life to marshes and feathered wings, and she shares her wisdom with students during art classes on painting with oils and acrylics. The gallery also has plans to help photographers learn to manipulate their camera’s shutter speed, light settings, and advanced pancake-making features.