Jan, 2017 12:10 pm

Copyright FAQ’s

2022-01-27T11:36:40-08:00By |Copyright|Comments Off on Copyright FAQ’s

Where can I get copyright-free images for reference? Often as an artist you need images to incorporate into your artwork either as reference, part of a collage, or some other element. But, as an artist, you also know that you don't want to infringe on anyone's copyright by downloading random images from the internet. [...]

Jan, 2017 10:28 am

How to share digital image files

2022-01-28T10:01:25-08:00By |Digital Image Files|Comments Off on How to share digital image files

If you have created your art digitally or have high quality photo's of your hand crafted masterpiece, share it with us with the greatest of ease, following these handy tips! Our online order forms are the easiest way to get started, and allow you to add all releveant details such as size and paper [...]

Oct, 2014 9:27 am

Do You Know What Your Jpegs are Doing?

2022-01-27T11:37:41-08:00By |Digital Image Files|Comments Off on Do You Know What Your Jpegs are Doing?

Are you storing your image files as JPEGS? If so, you may inadvertently be losing clarity and detail over time, compromising print quality. It is a surprisingly little know fact that JPEGS are NOT a particularly great way to store your artwork files. For anyone who edits their own artwork images, you may be surprised to [...]

Aug, 2014 1:24 pm

Protect Your Copyrights

2022-01-27T11:39:46-08:00By |Copyright|Comments Off on Protect Your Copyrights

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: [...]

Jan, 2014 12:12 pm

How to scan or photograph your art

2022-01-28T09:31:13-08:00By |Digital Image Files|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 2:43 pm

Promote your artwork with a newsletter

2022-01-27T11:41:05-08:00By |Presentation & Marketing|Comments Off on Promote your artwork with a newsletter

An email newsletter is a great way to let people know about your upcoming shows and the fabulous new works of art you've created. Our clients who send out newsletters tell us that they never fail to make sales when a newsletter goes out. Your fans WANT to hear about what you are up [...]

Jan, 2014 2:31 pm

Choosing a mat for your prints for sale

2022-01-27T11:41:21-08:00By |Presentation & Marketing|Comments Off on Choosing a mat for your prints for sale

Things to consider when choosing a mat for your prints for sale: Thinking of presenting your prints pre-matted and ready for framing? Whether you are choosing a precut mat and standard frame, or custom cut mat, this article helps take out some of the guess work! - If you have your prints pre-matted and [...]

Jan, 2014 2:09 pm

Support and copyright protection for artists

2022-01-28T09:32:49-08:00By |Copyright|Comments Off on Support and copyright protection for artists

CARFAC (Canadian Artists' Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens) is your voice if you are a visual artist. CARFAC works to protect the economic and legal rights of artists across the country. BC CARFAC was recently in the news for the open letter that Julie McIntyre, the BC representative, wrote on behalf of artists who [...]

Jan, 2014 8:01 am

Get Clear on Glass

2022-01-27T11:41:52-08:00By |Presentation & Marketing|Comments Off on Get Clear on Glass

Glass can be a basic affair or it can go high tech (with a higher price to match). The main things to consider when choosing glass for a specific project are reflection, UV protection and safety. Regular glass - standard glass is readily available and the least expensive option for framing. It will help [...]