Can Faded Art Prints Be Restored? Best Methods & Tips Listed

Can Faded Art Prints Be Restored? Best Methods & Tips Listed

Can faded art prints be restored? The sad truth is that there is no way to easily restore faded inks used on art prints without making a copy and reprinting it or using hand restoration methods. Keep in mind that faded art prints are permanently damaged and restoring faded colors and lines is a slippery…

Can I Sell Art Prints On Etsy? Easy With The Latest Artist’s Guide

Can I Sell Art Prints On Etsy? Easy With The Latest Artist’s Guide

Are you an artist looking to increase the sales of your artwork by selling art prints on Etsy? As someone who has casually sold on the Etsy platform for several years I can say yes you can and it is easy. I’m here to share my experience and provide a few insights that may help…

Are Art Prints Glossy or Matte? A Guide for Home Printing Artists

Are Art Prints Glossy or Matte? A Guide for Home Printing Artists

I believe art prints should be matte as they reflect the light less, matte prints look better when framed under glass and they disperse harsh light such as LED and halogen lights much better, leading to fewer blotches of light appearing on the printed surface. One of the issues I had as an artist self-printing…

Knowing How To Sign An Open Edition Print is Easy – Must Know
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Knowing How To Sign An Open Edition Print is Easy – Must Know

Signing an open edition print is quite simple – grab a high quality archival pencil, pick a corner where you will sign the print every time, sign your name, you don’t need to number them. Optionally you may add a date or stamp the date. While I gave you the easy one line version, there…

How to digitize artwork for printing as a Giclee print like a boss
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How to digitize artwork for printing as a Giclee print like a boss

As an artist, you may want to create a giclee print of your work. A giclee print is a high-quality reproduction of original artwork, often used for fine art and photography. Digitizing artwork can be done using various methods but for this post, I will cover the two that I use. Scanning and photographing the…

Best printers for Giclee prints for the at home artist
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Best printers for Giclee prints for the at home artist

In order to get the best results for your Giclee prints, you need a printer that is capable of handling the high resolution and fine details required for this type of printing. My pick for the best printer for Giclee printing There are so many brands and printer models out there and with all these…

Find out why Giclee prints are so expensive; They’re worth it!

Find out why Giclee prints are so expensive; They’re worth it!

There are several factors that can influence the price of a giclee print. #1 – The first factor is the quality of the printer. Giclee prints are created using high-end printers that use archival inks. These inks are more expensive than regular inks, and they produce a higher quality print. #2 – The second factor…

What is Giclee on Canvas with Hand Embellishments? Simple Answer

What is Giclee on Canvas with Hand Embellishments? Simple Answer

At a high level, Giclee is a printing process that uses high-quality ink to produce prints that look like original paintings. The ink is sprayed onto the canvas in a very fine mist, resulting in beautiful and vibrant colors. This printing process is often used by artists who want to sell their work as prints….

How to sign limited edition Giclee prints the right way
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How to sign limited edition Giclee prints the right way

Are you an artist who wants to make limited edition giclee prints? Signing your prints is a great way to add authentication and value but are you doing it the right way using inks that will last? In case you did not know, Giclee prints are high-quality reproductions of an original piece of art. Limited…

When making an intaglio print.. don’t make these 15 mistakes
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When making an intaglio print.. don’t make these 15 mistakes

The word intaglio comes from the Italian intagliare, which means “to engrave”. In printmaking, intaglio is a family of processes in which an image is incised or cut into a plate. The ink resides in the grooves and is transferred to paper when the plate and paper are passed through a printing press. Intaglio techniques…