To Frame or Not to Frame – that is the Question ?

The heated debate continues …. sometimes when you are wandering around an exhibition you see paintings that look fantastic on stretched, gallery style canvasses and think “yep, that’s great, but it would look better if it was ‘dressed'”. The problem for most artists is the cost, so we all revert back to the cheaper option of the stretched canvas with the deep sides telling ourselves that the client would prefer to frame the piece themselves, in a frame that would suit their decor.  Well – here is a little watercolour that I downloaded a frame and inserted the piece into – see for yourself – which look do you think would attract a buyer?

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