Friable media includes pastel, chalk, charcoal, soft pencil (graphite), waxy crayon, and tempera (poster paint) as delicate mediums that require special handling.

Join Chris A. Paschke, CPF, GCF, CMG, for PPFA session A7197 Pastels & Friable Media, Monday, Jan 22 • 4 - 6 PM at the PPFA 2018 Convention, held at the West Coast Art & Frame Expo, Jan. 21-24, Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

Chris will discuss the background, identification, and framing requirements to best enhance and protect these vulnerable artworks.

Techniques—traditional and contemporary, mat design, bevels and spacers, mounting, oversized issues, and glazing options will be covered.

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