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Re: dry mounting drawings

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Rick (rlarson)
Wed, 29 Sep 1999 21:00:55 -0500


I use the double sided mounting tape for hanging stuff on walls. I'd try your
local framer for donations of mat board. betsy

Sharon Barrett Kennedy wrote:

> What's the best--and least expensive--surface on which to dry mount drawings
> for display? I don't have mat boards available and I'm trying to get my
> students' artwork ready for an exhibit in mid-October.
>
> I've put some (as sort of a temporary thing) on construction paper (using a
> glue stick which has a removable glue--sort of like a post-it note), but
> some really deserve something a little more permanent and substantial.
>
> The drawing paper I'm using is a 60 lb. white sulphite (really thinner than
> I'd prefer...) and I'm using a matt acrylic fixative on them, first.
>
> I've talked, briefly, with a frame company about getting donations of mats
> and mat board, but haven't time to really pursue this, yet.
>
> At any rate, I'll need something light weight that can either be attached to
> a wall (with thumbtacks...tacky, I know) OR that can have some sort of
> hanger attached to the back.
>
> Thanks for your help--
>
> Sharon