The 4 Levels of Canvas Prints

Over the past 2 decades that we have been producing canvas prints, we have seen quite an evolution in the process and what is available to people. This evolution has been both in the form of materials used to create the canvas print as well as what the market finds as acceptable. Just like many types of products, there are varying levels from low to high end.

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Poll Results: Best Way to Advertise Art

Over the past two decades I have had a front row seat when it comes to observing how people promote and sell their artwork. I have also said that when it comes to promoting your artwork, you are also promoting yourself as an artist. Interesting to me is how the methods have changed. Today, in 2020 the top method was not even in existence 20 years ago and barely there almost 10 years ago when it first started.

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Poll Results: Best Way for Artists to Sell Prints

A lot of artists, especially when first starting out wonder what the best way is to sell their prints. Obviously, there is no “best” way since what works for some artists and fine art photographers will not always be the same for the next.  So we decided to look into this in more detail by conducting a brief poll from many of our users who use us to fulfill their print orders.

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10 Tips for Selling Prints on Etsy

In the past 6 years, the number of Etsy store owners that have come to FinerWorks to fulfill their print orders have steadily increased. In recent weeks this number has increase dramatically, with many of the artists that have used us for their regular art show prints, asking questions about selling on Etsy.

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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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How Artists Can Treat the Crisis

We have been asked how we think the news of viruses and possible recession will affect our customers and how it has impacted FinerWorks when it comes to the fulfillment of your prints. Sometimes some of the staff may need to take an extra day off here and there to take care of their kids due to the extended “spring break”. Nothing much has required major changes in FinerWorks’ operations that would affect the ability to produce and ship your prints.

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Designing Your Print for Selling

Are you thinking about how to best prepare your prints for being successfully sold? You might be surprised at how often enough consideration is not given or maybe you have not thought much about this yet. Either way, below are some tips to help your prints sell more successfully that you may or may not have thought about.

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Printing White with Giclee

White is not considered a color when printing fine art or photographs using the giclee or most digital photo printing process. An area in your image which is meant to be white will actually show in the print as an absence of any dyes or inks. That is because digital printers used for photo and fine art printing do not include any white color.

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