Using both matt and gloss cuttings in a collage can result in a disjointed effect. I’ve found spraying an entire work with a matt glaze does not elliminate the difference in surface reflection. Has anyone found a solution to this problem?

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I’ve never use a fluid matt medium, in fact I’m unsure what it is. Ephemera? My approach has always been a very amateurish one avoiding expensive visits to art suppliers and never attenting any kind of art classes so I’ve tended to make things up as I go along. 

Thanks for the hints. I certainly don’t want an overall glossy look for my collages. I’d only think if such a finish if I was decorating something like a jewellery box etc. 



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