ONSITE: Make a Picture Frame in the Woodshop

Get introduced to the basics of woodworking as it pertains to picture framing. You'll learn woodworking techniques like measuring and calculating dimensions, cutting and joining molding, reinforcing a miter joint with splines, and basic woodshop safety. We'll also cover the framing process including matting art or floating with spacers, putting together the frame, and installing hardware for hanging. Plan to leave the class with your own 16" x 20" frame with art inside ready for hanging.

Special Notes

  • Students should plan to bring a sketchbook or notebook and writing utensil to class. Students can also bring one flat work of art that is 16" x 20" or smaller to be framed if you have one.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.

About the Instructor

Mark Peyton

Mark holds a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Photography and Film. As an undergraduate, he was awarded a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship for a 4x5 large-format film photography series called "Cloth Caves." A jack of all trades with an interdisciplinary approach to the creative process, he has experience in painting, drawing, photography, woodworking, and digital arts.


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ONSITE: Make a Picture Frame in the Woodshop

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Class Details
October 26 - November 166 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Day: Thu
Tuition: $135.00
Member Tuition: $121.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Mark Peyton
Level: Beginner