Mar, 2023 11:00 am

AI Generated Art Policy.

2023-03-14T12:50:18-07:00By |Digital Image Files|Comments Off on AI Generated Art Policy.

The focus of our work is specific to reproducing oil, watercolour, and acrylic paintings, as well as drawings and digital artwork.While generative AI technology shows great potential as a useful creative tool for artists, the unethical practices of the developers of these programs overshadows any benefits.The indiscriminate scraping of visual media off the internet [...]

Mar, 2023 4:50 pm

Why are canvas prints not always exactly to size?

2023-03-14T12:51:11-07:00By |Digital Image Files|Comments Off on Why are canvas prints not always exactly to size?

Canvas Print Size Variation Because canvas is a fabric, and it needs to be varnished for archival longevity, the sizing of the finished canvas can vary slightly. The giclee printer also needs to stretch the canvas taught to print onto the surface, thus pulling the cavas while the ink is being laid down. We [...]

Sep, 2022 10:52 am

Why we don’t print photography in our giclee department

2023-03-14T12:51:54-07:00By |Digital Image Files|Comments Off on Why we don’t print photography in our giclee department

We calibrate all of our giclée print equipment specifically for the reproduction of paintings, watercolours, drawings and digitally created art. All print shops are not equal, we specifically use matte inks in most all of our reproduction work, printed on matte papers. Where as photography printers use photo inks (satin or gloss) for printing [...]

Sep, 2017 9:08 am

Our Archival Giclée Prints.

2023-03-14T12:34:41-07:00By |Print Products|0 Comments

The word 'Giclée' (pronounced "zhee-clay") is derived from the French verb 'gicler' meaning “to squirt or spray”. This digital fine art printing method combines superior quality pigment inks with archival papers for the most accurate reproduction of art work, thanks to our diligence in colour profiling and print proofing. We carry a selection of [...]

Apr, 2017 2:37 pm

Our Digital Print Papers and Card-stock

2023-03-14T12:35:10-07:00By |Print Products|Comments Off on Our Digital Print Papers and Card-stock

We are often asked by our customers what different papers we have available and the qualities they have. All of our stock comes from renewable sources or contains recycled content and is environmentally friendly certified, we have tried and tested many papers to find the best! Our standard stock is a coated one side [...]

Oct, 2016 5:07 pm

Art Ink Print’s Proofing process

2023-03-14T12:38:18-07:00By |Print Products|Comments Off on Art Ink Print’s Proofing process

We are very critical when it comes to colour matching our prints to the original artwork or image files, so proofing is the foundation for achieving great results.  Our repeat clients love our attention to detail and know the process from submitting artwork through to receiving the final product, but for newcomers to the [...]


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