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RE: [teacherartexchange] art and Math - matting

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From: Betty B (bettycarol_40_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Aug 22 2005 - 14:31:08 PDT


Of the 100's of mats I've cut as an artist and onetime
framer, I make them all the same size. I have never
liked the look of the bottom being larger unless it is
a LOT larger. Just my eyes I guess. pet peeve.

--- KPRS2 <kprs2@earthlink.net> wrote:

> Talk about using math---------matting IS the real
> challenge if you do it the
> old fashioned way, i.e. measuring the work, minus
> 1/8 inch all around, plus
> size of the matt on two sides and top, and
> additional on bottom (greater).
> THEN taking the matt Board and measuring and cutting
> out the 'hole'.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marvin Bartel [mailto:marvinpb@goshen.edu]
> Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 8:29 PM
> To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
> Subject: [teacherartexchange] art and Math - matting
>
>
> For mounting or matting artwork.
>
> B>L=T=R
>
> bottom greater than left side which is same as top
> which is same as right
> side
>
> --bartelart.com
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