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French Mat Design

History of French Matting The history of using lines, panels and hand drawn embellishments around artwork can be seen as early as the Middle Ages in illuminated manuscripts. It slowly evolved into decorating around or on the prints themselves during … Continue reading

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Let’s go French!

French mats are made using watercolor wash panels and ink lines around the perimeter of a matted piece of art for a truly handcrafted look.

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