For over a half century Trotman's Picture Framing & Art Gallery has been providing framing services to the Triad area and beyond. They have gained the reputation of knowing their craft better than anyone else. Their work is a benchmark for others to achieve. Trotman's can (and do) handle projects ranging from a single original to the production of several hundred for corporations. They know how to advise on the framing of the most precious child's drawing to their wedding portrait.
Trotman's also specializes in artwork restoration. They utilizes a number of different techniques in their restorations. Since every painting is unique in both composition and content each piece is evaluated individually to determine the extent of the damage and formulate an appropriate solution. One of the most commonly asked questions is "How will the restoration of my artwork effect the value?" By Webster's definition, to restore is "to bring or put back into the former or original state." True restoration is not improving on the original, but bringing the artwork back to the condition the artist originally intented. Some of the services Trotman's provides:
* Restretching, Varnish removal
* Key adjustment
* Lining/relining, Panel repair
* Expert retouch or inpainting
* Repair of tears rips, punctures, scrapes
* Treatment of brittle or wraped surfaces
* Adhesion of curled and flaking planes
and repairing of crazing, cracking and blistering.
Trotman's also can do restoration of antique, ornate or gold frames. Structural or cometic frame restoration, repairs Gesse frames, matching worn or missing gilt finish frames, wood refinishing, toning and retouching to achieve original finish of frame and open miter corner tightening of frames.
Along with painting restoration Trotman's also does photograph restoration. Our goal in restoring cherished photographs is to return a picture, as close as possible, to it's original condition. Our clients who have had photographs restored have preserved the past for their families and future generations.
Trotman's experience and knowledge give them a unique advantage in understanding and honoring the time and effort represented by each client's work. You can trust Trotman's Picture Framing & Art Gallery to make your artwork look sensational!
Specializing in fine art picture framing as well as painting, photograph and picture frame restoration. Dealer of limited-edition reproductions, antique prints and original artworks.