The art website Empty Easel has published one of my articles today! I started this article a few weeks ago because now and then my customers would let me know that they were a bit hesitant to buy art prints online. They worried about things like the quality of the print and if they should buy from a large online collection like Saatchi's or if they should contact the artist directly.
It seemed like a good idea to help them by creating a top 5 of things to be mindful of when buying art online. I added the whole article to this blog post.
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Description from Merchant:
More information can be found on skylineartprints.com.
Fine Art Paper is Archival Material:
- Brand info : Epson Cold Press Bright
- Thickness : 21 mil
- Basis weight : 340 gsm
- 100% Cotton Fiber
- Acid, Lignen, & Chlorine Free
- Bright White
The cold press manufacture of this media provides an elegantly textured finish, enabling rich, deep blacks and an incredibly wide color gamut. This paper meets artist's requirements as an archival print media with a white point and contrast ratio without sacrificing the look and feel of a true fine art paper.
Canvas is not officially archival material, but comes close:
- Brand info : Epson Exhibition Matte
- Thickness : 22 mil
- Acid-free, Lignin-free, heavyweight cotton-poly blend
This elegantly textured features soft-matte surface with a bright white point, exceptionally high Dmax, and wide color gamut. The canvas base is enhanced with elastic polymers providing high tensile strength and flexibility for gallery wrap stretching without cracking.
All canvas prints are coated with a non-yellowing, UV resistant, liquid topcoat for added protection, durability, and print life.
Acrylic and Metalic base are not archival materials.