Sep, 2014 1:27 pm

Scanning and Photographing Artwork to Make Prints

2017-03-15T16:33:44-07:00By |Creating Digital Files of your Artwork, Our Services|0 Comments

Is scanning or photographing artwork better for reproductions? You want to make your painting or drawing into a full size reproduction, or maybe made into art cards. How do you know if you should get your artwork scanned or get it captured (digitally photographed)? Scanning: Scanning provides much higher resolution images - up to 6400 dpi [...]

Aug, 2014 1:24 pm

Protect Your Copyrights

2017-03-15T16:35:56-07:00By |Marketing Tips|0 Comments

Perhaps you have heard of CARFAC (Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens). This professional organization for visual artists is a well respected voice for artists. But have you heard of CARFAC's related organization CARCC? CARCC (Canadian Artists Representation Copyright Collective) licenses and administers copyright for visual and media artists in Canada. Here's how CARCC might help you: [...]

Apr, 2014 1:23 pm

How to Price Your Artwork

2017-03-15T16:38:12-07:00By |Marketing Tips|0 Comments

We often have artists ask us how much they should price their prints for, which usually leads to a larger discussion of how much to charge for their originals in relation to prints and giclees. While there are no hard and fast rules, it is a good idea to have a formula that makes [...]

Jan, 2014 12:12 pm

How to photograph or scan your artwork for reproduction

2017-03-15T16:39:18-07:00By |Creating Digital Files of your Artwork|1 Comment

Want to try creating your own digital files for art cards and press prints? Here is what you need to know to photograph artwork and get good results. Camera Settings If you have a RAW setting on your camera, use it. If not, put your camera on its highest quality and image size settings. More [...]

Jan, 2014 2:31 pm

Matting your prints for sale

2017-03-15T16:41:28-07:00By |Presentation & Packaging|0 Comments

Thinking of presenting your prints pre-matted and ready for framing? Here are some things to consider: - If you have your pieces pre-matted and can tell potential customers that they fit into a standard-sized frame, you have a great selling point. Pre-made frames will save time and money when a client wants to put [...]