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June 23, 2024

Introducing the new Canon Pro-566 printer

We are delighted to announce that after a rigorous review we have acquired a brand new Canon Pro-566 printer to further extend our printing capabilities in Singapore. We are the very first customer in Singapore to purchase the new, top of the line large format printer from Canon. Whilst this printer brings plenty of benefits to us the primary benefits to our customers are: The Pro-566 enables us to print...
March 31, 2024

Where to Buy Affordable Art

Sprucing up your walls or adding a wonderful sculpture to your home or office doesn’t necessarily have to come at a hefty price. In this article we have selected and showcased some ideas that fit various price points. Fine Art Printing We love unique artworks but sometimes there is factors involved that make purchasing such a work inappropriate for your requirements. You might just not be interested enough to spend...
March 26, 2024

Hahnemühle Digital FineArt vs Hahnemühle Photo Collection

Hahnemühle has a range of different media and historically we only stocked papers and canvases that fell into their Digital FineArt Collection. In this article we are going to provide a relatively high level summary of the differences between this FineArt Collection and the Photo Collection. Hahnemühle Digital FineArt Collection The Hahnemühle Digital FineArt Collection is a high-end range of unique, high-quality papers and canvases. The collection comprises more than...
February 6, 2024

We are now a Hahnemühle Gold Certified Studio

We are delighted to announce that Fine Art Printing has become the first printer in Singapore to achieve certification from Hahnemühle as a Certified Gold Studio. You can check our certification via the Hahnemuhle website. What does this mean? To become a Hahnemühle certified studio requires us to meet a set of strict criteria. Among the many factors involved in certification we are checked on our ability to advise on...
November 12, 2023

Should I print on canvas or paper?

Question: I am looking to print something but I am not sure if it would be better to print on paper or canvas. Can you help me? This is a very common question we get asked and mostly the answer hinges on how you want to display the print after it has been completed. In this article we’ll explain the differences between printing on paper vs. canvas and how that...
November 8, 2023

Why invest in a high quality paper?

In this article we’re going to touch upon the topic of why you should invest in a good quality paper vs. saving a few dollars and using a normal quality one. As the saying goes “you get what you pay for” and this really plays true when it comes to selecting a paper to print on. Below is some of the key differences between a high quality and normal quality...
October 27, 2023

Canvas Wrapping Options Explained

When printing on canvas you will often get asked “what type of wrap would you like?” and no, we aren’t asking you for your lunch order. The wrapping refers to what will show on the edges of your canvas and this article will provide you with all the necessary information and images to understand your options. Firstly, lets quickly cover the concept of canvas stretching When you have an artwork...
September 30, 2023

Sell Prints Online – Introducing Our Artists Platform

Are you looking to promote yourself and sell your prints to an international audience? Our artist platform might be the answer. For many months now we’ve been working on a new platform that allows artists and photographers to list and sell their prints online. Its fair to say that there is many options out there for individuals to sell their work, so why might you consider creating a profile and...
September 27, 2023

Creating High Quality Mockups Of Your Artwork

This article focuses on covering different options for creating images of your digital artwork or photography for usage in various settings such as web and social media. We’ll walk you through 4 different options along with the pros and cons of each. We’ll also give you some useful tips and tricks on how to make the process as pain free as possible. If you are creating mockup images for usage...
August 6, 2023

Choosing The Right Fine Art Paper For Your Print

There is an abundance of paper options out there to choose from and it can sometimes be challenging to decide which paper would produce the best results for your print. Undoubtedly the best option is to find a way to view the different papers in person so you can better appreciate the weight, texture and tone of the paper, but of course this may not always be possible. In this...
May 4, 2023

Common Paper Size Measurements

One of the benefits of large format printers is the ability to print at very specific, non-standard sizes. For example, if you are printing on a traditional home or office printer you’ll typically be limited to standard cut sheet sizes such as A4 for example. When it comes to large format printing we do sometimes print on cut sheets but more often than not we are printing on rolls, which...
April 11, 2023

How Large Can I Print My Digital Image?

So you’ve decided you’d like to print a particular digital image but you aren’t sure about the size at which you can print it at whilst maintaining a suitable resolution [sharpness]. This is a common question we get asked by our customers and in truth there is not really a one-size fits all answer because there are a number of variables at play. These mostly include: What is your personal...
March 29, 2023

What is Giclee Printing?

Giclee printing is a high-quality digital printing process that is used primarily to produce fine art prints on paper or canvas. The word Giclee comes from the French word Gicler, which effectively means to “squirt” or “to spray” and Gicleur, which is a term for a nozzle or jet. Giclee, which is pronounced as gee-klay was initially coined by a French printmaker by the name of Jack Duganne in 1991....
March 29, 2023

What is Archival Paper?

Archival paper is a high-quality type of paper that is designed to be extremely durable and resistant to deterioration over time. Proper archival grade papers are typically made from high-quality, acid-free materials and are used for a variety of applications such as fine art prints, historically important documents, and other records that need to be preserved for a long period of time. How long can archival papers last for? The...
March 29, 2023

Creating a Canvas Mirror Wrap in Photoshop

When printing on canvas you would usually need to include additional canvas around the edges of your printed image that will be stretched over the wooden stretcher bars. This is basically what would end up showing on the sides of your stretched canvas and there is typically 4 main options to choose from: You just leave the canvas raw. You apply a full colour such as white or black [you...
March 29, 2023

What Costs are Involved in Printing?

Have you ever wondered what costs are involved in printing that go into determining the selling price of prints? In this article we’ll give you a bit of insight into the costs involved. The main costs can be categorised as follows: 1. Equipment & Software 2. Consumables 3. Shipping Costs Naturally there is a bunch of additional costs associated with running any business, this includes labour, rent/mortgage payments for office...
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