Simple Pen Lines Using Templates

Simple Pen Lines Using Templates

The thought of “decoration” brings to mind baroque flourishes, and some framers—rightly—want no part of it. 

This notion has perpetuated an adherence to strict austerity: Every picture is presented best with no ornament whatsoever. However, this attitude ignores the fact that every aspect of the presentation—even its austerity—colors our perception of the picture. So some pictures could do with a little ornament—call it softening the rectangles, call it an echo of an element of the picture.

Decorative pen lines may be the perfect addition to solve the need for minimal decoration. The details can be small enough that they are almost subliminal. No line needs to be just a simple rectangle anymore, and Wizard’s FrameShop™ software offers endless choices to change the details for every line using just the templates and their parameters.

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Project Spotlight: Global Wizard Collaboration from Waterville, Maine to Reykjavík, Iceland

Project Spotlight: Global Wizard Collaboration from Waterville, Maine to Reykjavík, Iceland

The project started when he had just finished some of his previous designs for Transformers-related artwork. “A friend had asked me how hard it would be to design one based off character art they had commissioned from Alex Milne, a regular artist for the Transformers comics,” Ames recalled. The only snag—they lived in Iceland!

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5 Easy Steps to Getting Your Business Noticed

5 Easy Steps to Getting Your Business Noticed

Okay, I’ll say it. Things aren’t what they used to be. Consumer buying habits have changed. Traditional media channels are losing listeners. Hundreds of your client emails go unopened. Getting social becomes a whole new way for customers to ignore you. Blah, blah, blah. For any business owner who has sat looking over last month’s sales and wondered “What’s happened?” this is for you!

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