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Canvas Prints

A giclee prints is a way to classify a professionally produced print using inkjet technology, primarily printed on canvas or a fine art paper with archival grade inks. While the process is only several decades old, it has quickly become the method of choice for both artists and photographers. Read more

The following type of prints come ready to hang: framed prints, wood prints, acrylic prints, metal prints (with the exception of some styles), stretched and mounted canvas prints and metal prints will arrive ready-to-hang. Some other types of prints may have styles that also allow for them to be ready to hang.

In addition to the standard canvas and art papers FinerWorks offers for online ordering, customers can also choose from a wide range of name brand media types when ordering larger quantities offline. View options here

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Yes. Many artists order their under-paintings from us, and this practice is becoming more and more popular.

Category: Canvas Prints

Yes. All canvas prints will be coated with an aqueous coating to help diminish the potential for smudging and scuffing. A print in which the matte canvas is chosen will receive a matte coating while a print in which luster or gloss canvas is selected will receive a luster coating.

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Order samples of our giclee papers and canvas here.

Category: Canvas Prints

For canvas, we use primarily use poly cotton blend canvases by Breathing Color specially coated to receive the inks used by our printers. The canvas has an oxford weave giving it a natural canvas texture as favored by professional photographers. The papers also have their own priming or are also treated to accept the inks we print with. Various finish options are available from matte to gloss canvas.

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Both Epson and Canon promotes their inks as being resistant to fading over time and our parent company has been producing canvas prints since around 2001. In that time we have had no one contact us and indicate their print had faded.

Your giclee canvas print will last up to 150 years at least, with the proper care. Although the process of giclee printing has only been around since the latter part of the last century, testing and research confirms that an archival giclee print can have a life-span of 200+ years. Both Epson and Canon promotes their inks as being resistant to fading over time.  

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We offer photo-to-art services if you would like to make your photo print look like a painting. Many artists and photographers order underpaintings printed onto canvas with the intention of painting over it. Read more

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Yes. We use only sap-free lumber for our stretcher bars. Our preference has always been Kiln dried pine as it  is not likely to crack, warp, or become brittle.

Category: Canvas Prints

For canvas brands by leading manufacturers for the decor and fine art industry. All canvas is a primed canvas specially coated to receive the inks used by our printers. The canvas has an oxford weave giving it a natural canvas texture as favored by professional photographers. The papers also have their own priming or are also treated to accept the inks we print with. Visit our canvas and fine art papers pages for more information about brands and their specs.

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Yes. Please contact us ahead of time so that we can assist you with ordering this addon.

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