See y’all later, goin’ sailin’.

See y’all later, goin’ sailin’.

Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of a great customer and friend in James “Jim” Cook. Jim was the founder and owner of Cook’s Art Supply and Framing in North Canton, Ohio, and a die-hard loyal Wizard customer. He passed away on Saturday, September 7th at the age of just 67 from a sudden heart attack.

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Wedding Themed Décor

Wedding Themed Décor

Someone queue the music, the bride is ready to walk down the aisle!

It’s officially wedding season, and a great time to get your frame shop ready to inspire customers with wedding-themed framing. We’ve assembled several ideas to get customers thinking beyond just basic framing, and turn them on to ideas for wedding décor, shadowboxes, and more.

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Getting to Know Trace: Part-2

Getting to Know Trace: Part-2

The first part of Getting to Know Trace showed all the buttons and functions of the Trace and Draw tab—where the real action of creating and altering a design happens.

But once the creation is complete, every item in the project will need cutting instructions. The Set Bevels tab is where you give items their cutting instructions. Every Trace project will involve setting bevels, so it is important to understand the options and processes on this screen.

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Getting to Know Trace: Part-1

Getting to Know Trace: Part-1

Wizard users know that PathTrace is the alteration and drawing program within MatDesigner™. Trace is the FrameShop™ equivalent. 

Trace has many improvements over PathTrace and several added features. Whether or not you are familiar with PathTrace, an introduction to Trace will be helpful. It is a completely new program, after all. There are functions in different places, and some functions operate differently.

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