To use rubber cement or an aerosol rubber cement, use this table:
Cut out the artwork to correct size.
Use a nonreproducing blue pencil to lightly mark the position of
the artwork on the mounting board.
Apply rubber cement or spray adhesive to the face of the mounting
board within the area defined by the pencil marks and the back of
Allow the cement to dry.
Place a slip sheet of paper or tracing paper over the cement covered
surface of the mounting board leaving approximately 1/4-inch
exposed at the top. Use two slip sheets when mounting large
pieces and slide them out from the center.
Position the artwork face up and firmly press against the top (or
Slowly slide the slip sheet out of the way while smoothing the
artwork against the mounting board. Smooth from the center of the
artwork to the edges.
Place a clean paper or tracing paper over the image and continue to
burnish the image into place with an agate burnisher or rubber
roller until it is secure.
Use a rubber cement pick-up (crepe laytex) to remove excess
cement and cement residue.
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