Archive for April, 2019

Why You Should Mount Your Art

Written by Contemporary Art. Posted in Cardstock paper, Custom mat cutting, Printed area

Whether you are a painter, sketcher, or photographer, it is important to learn about how to present and protect your art. The ability to preserve it and display it in a visually please manner at the same is a great skill to have. This is especially true if you sell prints of your art and want to make it look good for customers.

One of the best things you can do for your art is to mount it. It’s a relatively easy process, but it does take some patience due to having to measure and make sure your photo is aligned properly on the mat backing. Safe mounting with a material like white cardstock has numerous functional and visual benefits that help to keep your art safe and make it look better.

Protect From Acidity

Mounting photographs and art is a good way to protect them from the elements. It adds a backing that will keep out acidity that can seep in from walls where you art hangs. This acidity can cause discoloration and damage to your art, so you want to take whatever