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Postby nutter97 on Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:02 pm

what mat's should I get

it has gold and silver metallic inks, hoping to do a the same with the matting

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Postby mliddell on Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:14 pm

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Postby Jamilton on Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:16 pm

mliddell wrote:#3
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Postby hunterjax on Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:25 pm

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Postby ArchibaldTuttle on Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:25 pm

Jamilton wrote:
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Postby ErocAfellar on Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:48 pm

1 or 3 but matts need to be thicker...too skinny as mocked up
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Postby alexphoto01 on Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:54 am

#3 fo sure
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Postby treweman on Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:59 am

ErocAfellar wrote:1 or 3 but matts need to be thicker...too skinny as mocked up

Agreed, much too thin.
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Postby fredo on Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:54 am

I'd get some silver and maybe black in there somehow. Either a couple of mats or maybe combined with some aged/silvered-looking wood for the frame.
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Postby HappaHaoli on Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:47 am

fredo wrote:I'd get some silver and maybe black in there somehow. Either a couple of mats or maybe combined with some aged/silvered-looking wood for the frame.


If silver is a must, a hint of it is better than the options listed. Maybe a silver core black bottom mat.

It's like Brylcream... a little dab will do ya.
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Postby soam24 on Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:00 am

1 or 3
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Postby finneganm on Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:05 am

4 does it for me.
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Postby ONEYE on Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:14 pm

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Postby fredo on Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:22 pm

HappaHaoli wrote:
fredo wrote:I'd get some silver and maybe black in there somehow. Either a couple of mats or maybe combined with some aged/silvered-looking wood for the frame.


If silver is a must, a hint of it is better than the options listed. Maybe a silver core black bottom mat.

It's like Brylcream... a little dab will do ya.


Indeed. I think a subtly silver-y frame could work with the right mats. The silver mat though (if any) would be a core or middle or inner of 3. But you never really know until you see the mockup in person!
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Postby golobulus on Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:31 pm

Funny, I vote for 3 too. Just easier on the eye.
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