Cutting Your Prints

I recently discussed torn or deckled-edged prints. But people also ask how we cut and manage so many giclee prints. When we give them a behind-the-scenes look at our facility they are quite amazed at the organization and sorting of so many prints when we may have to produce so many prints each day on over 20 different giclee papers.

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Top 5 Fine Art Papers for Fine Art Photographers

Did you know the fine art papers used in Giclee printing can also be used by fine art photographers? Well of course you did. Or at least I hope so. The truth is that many photographers do not really print on anything other than regular photo papers. There is nothing wrong with that but when I talk to many of these photographers, it is something they either had not considered previously or maybe they were waiting for that special something to print.

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Holiday Tips from FinerWorks

With the holidays fast upon us it is a good idea to consider some of the following tips when utilizing FinerWorks to print and fulfill your orders. This will not only improve things like production time but also make it less likely that problems will arise with an order getting to your customer on time.

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3 Ways to Hang a Panel Print

Panel prints are prints that have no sort of hanging hardware on them. Aside from easy to produce without the fuss of adding any hanging hardware that extends out they are relatively easy to package and ship. The question may arise on how to best hang these.

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3 Important Tips for Borderless Prints and Cards

I think one of the reasons that FinerWorks attracts the initial interest of photographers who are used to working with their local photo lab is the idea of bordered prints. Artists doing reproductions on their work tend to prefer bordered prints as well however there are times when a borderless print is opted for instead. For some types of prints, this may even be the only option. There are 3 tips I think will help anyone planning on producing a borderless print or card.

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Glazing: Not Only Glass in the Frame

Why custom framing smokes ready made frames. Working at a few custom frame shops, I have often heard the gasp statement of “the frame is more than the art”.  As an confessed art addict of works on canvas and various papers from $20-$2,000, I can tell you why I choose custom framing over say a chain store ready made frame.

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Giclee Printing – What to Expect

Giclee printing is all the rage today and likely will be for some time until some other sort of digital printing technology takes is place. One of the reasons for its popularity is the word itself “giclee” which gives the print a sort of exotic connotation. Even photographers are starting to move their fine art photography the giclee printing method. Below I list some of the things to expect with a giclee print if you are considering having them made for your art reproductions or photography.

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Poll Results: Best Way for Artists to Sell Prints

Last year (2020) we first sent out this survey because a lot of artists, wonder what the best way is to sell their prints. This year (2021) we wanted to see if there was much of a change in the answers we received. Obvious COVID did change many people’s purchasing methods in 2020 but with many buyers and sellers resuming a pre-pandemic pattern, we wanted to see if this was reflected with the artists who use our services.

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