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« on: November 16, 2011 07:27:44 AM »

I've been making paintings and fabric paintings for my family for christmas and do not know how to present them.   Does anyone have any suggestions?  Is there a best way to wrap art without harming them (mine are just canvas, no frames)? 

Thank you
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cinnamon teal
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2012 08:46:57 AM »

I paint with acrylics and I don't know if it's the right way to do it, but it seems to work ok to me. First, I wait until it's totally dry and not at all gummy or tacky. Then I spray it with a finishing spray and wait for that to dry completely, too. Once that's done, I wrap it, gently with some large format inexpensive drawing paper, like newsprint. And then I box it up.

ps. Newsprint it not archival, so don't store your paintings in it long term.
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ironcityalchemy
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2012 07:51:12 AM »

Depending on the medium (basically, if it's flexible and not at all sticky), rolling it and stuffing in a tube is pretty good.  That's what I do, but admittedly my stuff is more often prints or drawings.
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