Join Konrad Eek for an in-depth discussion in this video Mounting the art with repositionable mounting adhesive (RPMA), part of Matting, Framing, and Hanging Your Photographs.
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There's one more mounting technique that I'd like to demonstrate for you that has occasional…application when mounting photographs.…The reason I don't recommend it unequivocally is because it is a nonreversible mounting technique.…That being said there may be occasion to use this, say you have a photograph that you want…to trim to the exact edge of the photograph and show the backing board inside the window…mat, or if you wanted to surface mount a photograph and just float it recessed in a…deep frame, this would be the material I would recommend for doing that.…
Old-school methodology, we used to use a heat and pressure method called Dry Mounting.…Once again, it was nonreversible.…Another way to do the same thing is with a spray adhesive, spray mount, there are a lot…of different brands out there.…Those are solvent born things that scatter a lot of adhesive around wherever we use them,…I don't recommend those either.…So if you want an adhesive based mount, this is what I would suggest, it's a product called…
The course begins with an overview of framing concepts, terms, and tools and then shows how to choose and work with the various components of a framed print: matboard, frame, glazing, wire hangers, and more. The course also examines the issues and creative options behind hanging an exhibit, whether in a gallery or in a home.
- Conversing with a framer
- Selecting a mat and a frame
- Deciding on window size
- Using a handheld or production mat cutter
- Mounting art
- Cutting glass
- Assembling frames
- Hanging photographs in groups
- Hanging photographs on different surfaces