Alexandria-Woodbridge, VA – Boot Camp, April 25-27, 2022
On-site lodging available for this class*.
Option A: Frame Like a Pro – 2 Day Skills Class – Perfect for Artists, Photographers, Woodworkers and Serious Hobbyists
Learn to frame like a pro, no experience required. This 2 day, hands-on class (April 25-26, 2022) will have you framing like a pro. If you’re not starting a business, or planning to work for a framing business, this is perfect choice for you. Learn all the technical fundamentals, including mat cutting, mounting, cutting and joining frames, glass cutting, fitting, frame design and selection, shadow box (object) framing and more.
Small classes using professional equipment to provide lots of hands-on experience and individual attention in a supportive, comfortable and fun atmosphere. You’ll make new friends as you receive the the quality and quantity of instruction the APFA is known for. You’ll leave with skills, knowledge, and confidence.
If you’re not starting a business, or planning to work as a professional framer, this is an affordable way to learn professional level framing and save up to to 80% on your framing needs. Wholesale suppliers and equipment list provided for all students.
Tuition Only $1095 ($200 off the regular price). Offer Ends 4/26. – Check out our 3 Day Professional Boot Camp option too.
Option B: APFA 3-Day Professional Boot Camp Combo – Frame Professionally – This Class is for You.
Our most popular option (April 25-27, 2022), the 3-day, class includes all the technical skills of the 2 Day Skills Class, plus the opportunity to learn the inside secrets to framing success and profitability from the industry’s leading business expert, and popular trade columnist, Paul Cascio, aka, The Guerrilla Framer.
Call with questions, or to enroll by phone: 860-940-9262. Offer subject to early termination based on enrollment. Starting a business, or want to work as a professional picture framer? Our 3 Day Professional Boot Camp is designed for .
Topics include, pricing, marketing and advertising, sales techniques, breaking into lucrative corporate and commercial framing, purchasing equipment/materials, keys to success, and more. Plus, a question/answer session. Maximum learning and maximum value. Boot Camp students earn their APFA Professional Certificate. Offer Ends 4/26 and you’ll also receive the APFA Easy-Quote Pricing System ($175.00 value) at no additional charge.
As a bonus, you’ll also learn how to do Fillets, the most elegant (and profitable) embellishment in professional framing. Don’t miss this opportunity. Enroll now.
As another student put it, “It’s amazing how much you can learn in only three days. Mr. Cascio has turned the business of framing into a science.” His entertaining and informative style has helped framers and framing business owners across North America and beyond.
Why spend tens of thousands of dollars for a franchise? APFA tuition is a very affordable and includes all materials. Bring a friend and save.
You’ll benefit from a curriculum designed to give you the skills and practice you need to succeed in both the technical and entrepreneurial skills. The class pays for itself by helping you become productive immediately. And upon graduation, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion.
At the APFA, you’ll learn professional framing techniques, including mat cutting, mounting procedures, conservation framing, cutting and joining frames and cutting and handling glass.
You’ll also learn the business of framing from “The Guerrilla Framer,” the industry’s most recognized profit expert. Topics include the secrets of frame design and selection, retail selling, acquiring corporate accounts, pricing strategies, frame shop management and effective advertising methods.
Not only will you benefit from a curriculum designed to give you the skills and practice you need to succeed in both the technical and business areas of professional picture framing, but upon graduation, you’ll receive the prestigious APFA certificate and be able to frame professionally. What are you waiting for? Enroll today and get started on the road to a fun and profitable career or business in professional picture framing.
Professional Framing Starts Here
Learn Professional Picture Framing in Just 3 Days
We’re returning to Capitol Area for the first time in more than 5 years. Ernoll soon to ensure your place in the region’s only professional framing class. A $400 deposit ensures your place in the class. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the industry’s best instructional team, and leading busin
Since 1998, the APFA has been bringing the framing industry’s most comprehensive, hands-on training to aspiring from across North America. APFA classes are always special — there’s an emphasis on learning, but with a bit of fun mixed in. You’ll leave with new skills, lots of knowledge and perhaps some new friends too. Enroll Today.
NOTE: Paul Cascio, aka “The Guerrilla Framer”, and Vicki Cascio, will teach this class. Don’t miss your opportunity to learn from the industry’s top instructional team. Bring a friend and save. You’ll love it.
*Discount on-site lodging not available in all locations, is on a space-available basis and cannot be guaranteed. Check the popular travel websites but there are many other lodging options in the area.
Call us at 860.940.9262 if you have questions, or need travel or lodging assistance.
“Great school, great instructors.” Frank Esposito, Lyndhurst, NJ
“Well worth it. The first step to framing success.” Susan Sherman, Seattle, WA
“Loads of useful information.” Ken Tyson, Claymont, DE
“Paul has turned the business of framing into a science.” Kay Kosters, Sioux City, IA
“A great class. Really took the mystery out of framing.” Steve Mulholland, Miami, FL