The Framed Feather and Artshopper Custom Picture Framing


The Framed Feather – Custom Framing and Art Materials
Our business hours is 9 am – 6 pm from Monday to Thursday, 9am – 5pm on Fridays and 9 am – 2 pm on Saturdays.

The Framed Feather is an Art materials retail as well as a Framing workshop in Boston, Bellville, Cape Town. It was established in 2000 and is managed by owner Ilse Nieman, a professional artist and a picture-framer with 16 years experience. [Google: South African Artists]. 

The Framed Feather specializes in custom made framing. Besides traditional framing, any three dimensional objects can be framed in box-frames – sealed or unsealed (with a door). Sport achievement medals, clothing, sport equipment, shells and fossils – we have seen it all!

Our professional team has the experience and resources to provide the best possible advice. The framing possibilities are limitless. Restoration and cleaning of paintings is also an option. Temporary mount boards for art student and photographic exhibitions are popular.

The huge variety of triple-primed handmade canvases is available; readily made, or custom made to specific required dimensions. The canvases are of the best quality available in South Africa. The selection includes pine box (4 cm, 6 cm, 8 cm, and 10 cm), pine stretcher (2 cm, 3 cm) and the guaranteed obeche wood box canvas. The supreme obeche wood is warp free, now available in a stretcher frame.

The Framed Feather stocks a wide variety of national and international quality art products. Popular artists brands are:  Winsor & Newton’s Winton oil colours and all the different painting mediums; SchubArt Artist and Student acrylic paint, Daler-Rowney Georgian 38ml oil paint, Dala craft materials ,Artists’ handmade canvas and Art Board canvas, pastels, chalk, charcoal, sketching sets, graphite pencils, etc; Koh-i-noor stationary,  sketch pads, watercolour pads: A4, A3 and A2, sheets of different paper and a range of brushes are on display.

Sculpture products [self drying clay & white soap-stone], model building media [architecture students], ceramics, mould-making products such as casting stone, plaster-of-Paris, gifts and cards, portfolio carry folders, a wide variety of easels, craft and hobby materials and more are on offer. Original, unique quality framed mirrors, at the best prices, are on display.


Keyring loyalty program- 5% discount on art supplies and 10% discount on custom framing

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