Packaging Prints – Part 1

A lot of our customers choose to ship their prints themselves, especially if they are taking advantage of built-in volume discounts on prints. It is not uncommon for them when they are first getting started to ask for advice or tips relating to best practices when packaging unframed prints.

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Packaging 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 a large volume of prints, stretched and mounted canvas, or framed prints.

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3 Common Mistakes with Soft Proofing

Most people who have been printing their artwork or photographs have at some point, usually when they first began to have images printed, run into the issue in which some colors appear different in print compared to what they saw when they viewed the image file on their computer. Soft proofing is a way to help minimize these differences beforehand because it gives you an accurate representation on your screen before you even print.

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How to Offer Sales On Your Prints

I have known a lot of artists that struggle with the concept of offering sales for their prints. Some have even asked me as they sit on the fence, is it okay to offer print sales? The answer is not a simple yes or no. Some artists may find the concept of offering sales not necessary but if you do choose to offer it, here is some advice to help you get started.

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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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