60- or 90-Minute Fine-Art Portraiture Sessions at Art by Ann Lang Mun Co (77% Off)

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In a Nutshell

The artist’s work has been featured at the Andover Historical Society, at a RAW Artists group exhibition, and as Shadowness Inspirations

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Valid only within 40 miles of zip code 01950. Younger than 18 must be accompanied by guardian. Appointment required, 48 hour advance notice required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per household. Must use promotion value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$125 for a 60-minute fine-art portraiture session ($542 value)
$145 for a 90-minute fine-art portraiture session ($642 value)

  • Session fee 
  • Preparing, conceptualizing, and editing
  • Viewing session 
  • Black, white, or gray seamless backdrop, if in studio
  • 5’7” fine-art mount-portrait print

Conservation Framing: A Shield Against Acid and Light

Frames add elegance to any work of art, but they can also protect it from the ravages of time. Read on to learn framers’ techniques for preserving images.

Paintings have been known to last for nearly 40,000 years on the walls of a cave, but most artwork in the world may not last more than a few decades above a living-room mantel. Continually exposed to environmental factors, even professionally framed pieces will degrade, fade, and potentially decay over time if not properly preserved. To mitigate this, conservation-framing techniques protect delicate works by focusing on two parts of a frame’s anatomy: the mat and the glass.

In an acidic environment, the fibers in artwork gradually break down—a process that accelerates the longer it isn’t treated. To shield against acid exposure, conservation mats are treated to make sure they are pH neutral or slightly alkaline. Typically, the mats also consist of cotton rag or purified wood that tests negative for the presence of lignin, a common chemical compound that produces acid over time.

Although standard glass works well to protect artwork from probing fingers and curious tongues, it still leaves paintings vulnerable to UV radiation, both from the sun and from fluorescent lighting. Available in a number of classes and price points, conservation glass filters out most—up to 98%—of UV radiation, preventing colors from fading due to photolytic degradation while still allowing for, in many cases, seamless visual clarity.

Customer Reviews

The pictures we received from Ann were stunning! They are hanging prominently in our family room.
Lisa D. · September 12, 2016

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