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09/05/2010 07:50:17 AM · #1
I was recently at an art exhibition and the artist was explainign to me the way he framed the photos. Unfortunately we had a language barrier.
In any case, from what i understood he said that he took the following and compressed them somehow.

a sheet of aluminum then
a sheet of plastic, then
a sheet of aluminum, then the photo

anyone know what this technique is?

09/05/2010 09:58:24 AM · #2
Just a guess, but he may be using some form of dry mount press laminating. There are several techniques for mounting prints and other artwork. If he's using plastic then he's probably using a cold or wet mounting technique.

Here's a page with some discussion about dry mounting on aluminum.

09/06/2010 04:06:00 AM · #3
Thanks!
That could very well be it. Interesting read in any case.
cheers
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