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Matting Supplies and How to

If you are still in a bit of a fog about matting your prints, then you need to meet me at Texas Art Supply.

We will get your supplies for matting your prints:

1.  Mat board (either blank or precut)

2.  Backing board

3.  Hinging tape

4.  Photo corners or mounting strips

5.  Artist tape

6.  Archival pen

7.  Cutting blade

We will also look at options for

1.  mat cutters

2.  self healing mats

3.  squares

4.  cases, boxes, and portfolios to hold your stuff

Bring up to 2 of your images that you want to mat. I will demonstrate matting a few of them with the display mat cutters, and you need them to make sure you get the right color mat board.

There is also a description of the steps for in matting your work with precut mats on our website under resources: Matting Your Photos

Please note – this meeting is for paid members of HPS, and limited to the first 10 people.  

If there is a long waiting list, I will consider a second session.

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  • Syed B.


    January 26, 2014

  • Syed B.

    Thanks Dee for taking the time and effort for teaching us how to do matting. It was quite an education for me.

    January 26, 2014

  • Lesley S.

    Thank you Dee for an excellent introduction to matting. You're a great teacher and I really appreciate how much of your time and knowledge you share with other photographers.

    January 26, 2014

  • peter

    Sorry!one quick question can I pay for the membership at the event place?

    January 26, 2014

  • erika m.

    A little confused, what is the change?

    January 25, 2014

  • peter

    I need to experience this.....can't wait

    January 20, 2014

  • Laszlo P.

    This will be a great how to get together. One of my teachers told me: "Only the matted print is the finished work". Laszlo

    January 20, 2014

  • erika m.

    If i am not pd up, please let me know.

    January 20, 2014

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