What size mat do I need for a 18×24 picture?

Standard Mat Board Sizes

Artwork/Print Size Suggested Outer Size Mat Board Width (centered)
11×17 18×24 top/bottom: 3.5” right/left: 3.5”
12×16 18×24 top/bottom: 3” right/left: 4”
13×19 18×24 top/bottom: 2.5” right/left: 2.5”
16×20 22×28 top/bottom: 3” right/left: 4”

Should mat be same size as frame?

As a general guideline, the mat should be at least 1.5 times the size of the frame to keep the frame from overpowering the artwork. Adjusting the size of the visible mat will dramatically change the appearance of your art, so it’s important to have an understanding of the desired final look.

What size print goes in a 16×20 frame?

For example a 16×20 RIBBA frame allows you to insert a 16×20 print without a mat and a 12×16 print with a mat. The mats have openings that are slightly smaller than the prints. So you won’t have to worry about getting the prints larger than the stated size.

How do you measure a picture for matting?

Follow These Steps to Get the Right Dimensions Artwork Size : measure the visual area of the artwork you want to mat. For example 11×14″. Opening Size : subtract 1/2″ from the artwork size. For example, (11-1/2) x (14-1/2), 10 1/2″ x 13 1/2″ for the opening size.

How do you size a mat for a frame?

What is the size of an 18×24 frame?

Size: Overall dimension is 18.8×24.8 inch, back opening size is 18×24 inch, opening size is 17.5×23.5 inch. This picture frame has a clean design with a natural wood finish that gives it a modern rustic feel. Crafted from engineered wood, the slim 0.75” frame contrasts with the thicker matting for a classic yet contemporary look.

What is the size of the mat opening on the frame?

The mat opening is true to size and comes with a glass face to protect all prints from dust, wear, and damage. Size specifications: 6.5″ x 8.5″ frame is matted to display a 5×7″ image, or will fit a 6.25″ x 8.25″ image without the mat.

What kind of matting do you use for picture frames?

With some Smooth White matting, you can elevate your prints to the next level. Sharp and bold, the Bauhaus mahogany picture frame is the perfect touch of modern. This long-lasting frame is designed to hold special memories that mean the most to you and yours.

What is the size of a photo mat?

These photo mats are 4-ply (approx .050” thick) with a beveled cut window opening. Suitable for most everyday matting and picture framing needs. The two (black core) mat colors will add to price. !! MAX Custom Opening Size is 2 inches smaller than Mat Size. This will allow for a 1 inch mat border on all sides.