How do I Make my Mounted Prints?

Recently I’ve been very busy filling wholesale orders that include mounted prints.  So, I thought I would give you a little peak into my process of creating them.  I make each one myself, I don’t have a team or manufacturer that makes them for me.  I do order the MDF board from Dick Blick Art Supplies, but I print the art print myself.

MDF board 3

I adhere them to the board using Yes acid free Paste by spreading it on the board using a palette knife.  The print is laid on the board and I use a brayer to press it on.  I let it sit for 4-6 hours with a weight on top to make sure it adheres with no bubbles.

Mounted prints 3

Once they are dry, I trim the edges with an exacto knife and then paint them with DecoArt’s Chalky Finish paint in black or white.

Mounted prints 1

The final step is applying 2 layers of DecoArt’s DuraClear Soft Touch Varnish.  This gives it a soft matted look and protects the print.

Mounted prints 2

All of the prints are stamped and signed by me on the back.  So, it’s as close to getting one of my original pieces as possible.

Mounted prints 5

If you’d like to take a look at more of my available prints, visit my shop.

Also, if you’d like to take advantage of exclusive discounts make sure you’re signed up for my email newsletter.  Sign up here.

Blessings,

signature

 

Please follow and like us:

2 thoughts on “How do I Make my Mounted Prints?

  1. Jann Olson says:

    Carmen, your art is so beautiful and I am glad that you are doing so well! You put a lot of love and work into each and every piece! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *