Etsy’s New Tracking Requirement

If you are an Etsy seller and having FinerWorks fulfill you orders, make sure you are aware of some changes that started up a few days ago on the Etsy platform. Starting August 11, 2021, Etsy implemented a policy that requires its sellers to provide shipment tracking information for any U.S. destination orders that are $10 or more, in order to be able to change the status to “complete” within their Etsy dashboard.

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New Texturized Prints

We now offer texturized prints which match the contours of your image when you order your image to be printed at FinerWorks. Currently this is available only with Dibond Metal prints however we expect this to soon be available with canvas prints as well.

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Your Prints Up Close

I remember back in the mid to late 90s being exposed to the photographic quality inkjet prints were producing around then. A co-worker of mine who photographed little league sports photography on the side and sold the prints he made to the parents. He had invested in a HP printer which produced remarkable 8×10 photo prints for that time. When he showed me the print quality I was enamored and decided I wanted to get my hands on a good quality inkjet printer so that I could make prints of my digital artwork.

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Metal Prints vs Dibond® Prints

If you are printing your fine art and photos on metal, you are likely having your prints done on Chromaluxe® aluminum panels since they are the most widely used type of metal offered by print labs that specialize in that kind of printing. There are some less popular alternatives to these panels, but they are limited and usually not as good a quality.

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Packaging Your Fine Art Prints – Part 2

In part 1 on the topic of packaging your artwork, we focused on some best practices when shipping only a few prints at most by using either rigid flat mailers or shipping tubes. Now in part 2 of packaging your prints we explore shipping larger bulkier items such as stretched and mounted canvas or framed prints. Because these orders contain print on demand products which are bigger and rigid, packaging them correctly and affordably is the biggest challenge but it an be done. Let us look at a number of best practices when doing so.

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Fixing Prints Which Curl

Since my last article where I talk provide tips on shipping prints either flat or in a tube, I had a few questions relating to flattening out prints when shipping prints in tubes. I wrote this post a few years ago however I thought it would be a good idea to re-share as well as update it with some more details.

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