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Re: dry mounting drawings

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bcloring (bcloring)
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 15:57:18 -0700

Black poster board is cheap, but isn't fabulous...but it is cheap...
----- Original Message -----
From: Sharon Barrett Kennedy <sharonbk>
To: Artsednet <>
Sent: 29 September 1999 17:02 PM
Subject: dry mounting drawings

> What's the best--and least expensive--surface on which to dry mount
> 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
> 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
> 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
> a wall (with thumbtacks...tacky, I know) OR that can have some sort of
> hanger attached to the back.
> Thanks for your help--
> Sharon