Mount Cutting

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Mount Cutting & Decoration Day ........ Price £150

Art & Photography Framing weekend ........ Price from £260

Mount Cutting

Learn to cut mounts for all sorts of wonderful effects.

Course Overview

Develop your skills to add drama, excitement and impact to framed work. Take home a portfolio of picture mounts that you have produced using a range of mount cutting techniques.  

What Experience Do I Need?

The day is both for complete beginners and for those who need hands-on experience to help them create a dramatic, unique look for their artwork/photography.

Experience of using hand tools is not required

Course Contents


This is a one day course from 10am – 5pm.


Mount Cutting and Decoration can be booked separately or as part of an Art & Photography Framing Weekend.

Class sizes are a maximum of 10 and we will supply each student with tools and materials to work with at their own work station.

The workshop provides a sociable, enjoyable and worthwhile experience whilst still being informative. Our trainers have a wealth of teaching skills and picture framing knowledge, which they are eager to share.

Through clear explanation, demonstration and hands on practice using specialised tools you will: experiment with double, offset corner and combination mounts, mark out and cut a mount with multiple apertures for groups of photos and receive training in deep bevel and spaced mounts.

What Do I Need to Bring?


We provide tea and coffee, a certificate of achievement and a full training manual. You need to chose images from home to mount and don’t forget a packed lunch!


You should bring, to complete your portfolio:


  •  A picture or photo up to A4 size (297x210mm) for the double mount,


  •  Three pieces of themed artwork/photos for the multiple mount opening:


  1. Portrait orientation, roughly A4 size
  2. Landscape orientation, roughly A5 size (148mm x 210mm) and
  3. Landscape orientation, roughly A6 size (148mm x 105mm)


  • 3 x roughly 100mm x 160mm images to attach to smaller, demonstration pieces.

    Any Questions regarding the course?

    Early Bird discounts are available if you book over 2 months prior to the course. Please continue to Book Now where you will be redirected to the payment page the price will already be discounted no voucher code is required