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French Matting ‘sort of’

Not the classic version, but my variation for these butterflies.  These are practice mats.  Some are painted on water color paper, others simply sketched using color pencils.  For the actual mats I will use an ivory mat board framed with a ‘narrow’ gold colored moulding.

'Buttercup' approximately 14.375" x 20"

‘Buttercup’ approximately 14.375″ x 20″

'Sophia' approximately 12.75" x 18.625"

‘Sophia’ approximately 12.75″ x 18.625″

'Summer' approximately 12.75" x 18.625"

‘Summer’ approximately 12.75″ x 18.625″

'Pallas" approximately 17" x 13"

‘Pallas” approximately 17″ x 13″

'Pip' approximately 16.25" x 13.5"

‘Pip’ approximately 16.25″ x 13.5″

'Marguerite' approximately 17.25" x 13.5"

‘Marguerite’ approximately 17.25″ x 13.5″

'Primrose' approximately 18.25" x 18.375"

‘Primrose’ approximately 18.25″ x 18.375″

'Primrose' detail

‘Primrose’ detail

'Aout' approximately 18.75" x 23"

‘Aout’ approximately 18.75″ x 23″

'Aout' detail

‘Aout’ detail

'Margarita' approximately 27.75" x 30.5"

‘Margarita’ approximately 27.75″ x 30.5″

'Margarita' detail

‘Margarita’ detail

'Noelle' approximately 23" x 29"

‘Noelle’ approximately 23″ x 29″

'Noelle' detail

‘Noelle’ detail

If you would like to purchase any of these or to represent my work, please contact me at marymgroth@gmail.com.

I will include my largest butterflies in my next post.  Thanks for looking!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Butterflies

blog bfLast summer I decided to try my hand at french matting – challenging!  I currently have seven of these butterflies framed, 11.5″ x 17.125″.

Ariel

Ariel

Bluebell

Bluebell

Dotto

Dotto

Susan

Susan

lilly1

Lilly

Ciara

Ciara

May

May

 If you are interested in acquiring any of these please contact me                          at marymgroth@gmail.com.  If you’d like to leave a comment, tap on the title “Butterflies” and the comment box will appear at the bottom of this page (if it isn’t already there :)

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