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Fine Art Printing
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Information about Printers, Inks & Papers
- Colour Profiles for our Fine Art Printing Service
Please see the attachments section below. These are ZIP files, you will need to unzip and install them, following the instructions for using profiles. Please use these to soft proof your images but please do not embed these profiles in your images. (Ie. leave your images in their original colo ...
- Resolution for really sharp prints
Introduction The generally accepted figure in the publishing and photographic industry is 300 PPI. It's like a mantra in the imaging world - hi res = 300PPI (usually mis-named as 'DPI'). However, this tells very little of the real story of resolution and image sharpness/quality. It says nothing ...
- How To Handle Inkjet Prints
Summary: This article discusses the handling of inkjet prints after they have been printed, either at Image Science or off your own printer. The below article is written about pigment ink inkjet prints, like the type we produce here. Inkjet prints are amongst the most beautiful and versatile o ...
- Photoshop Template for our Fabric Prints
Attached below is a Photoshop template (PSD file) for our fabric prints. This file is zipped - to unzip it you should just double click it on any modern computer and it will unzip. This is a basic template for our smallest print - 44" (111.7cm) wide by 0.5m long. the 44" dimension is of course ...
- Do you sell artists' proof prints?
In short - No. Firstly, we don't regard these as 'ours' to sell in any way- they are produced as a paid service to a client, the artist, and thus they belong to the client. Secondly, we strongly support Artist's rights, and their right to copyright - it's something we've taken very seriously fro ...
- Your roll prints may well be rolled
Please note - even if you instruct us otherwise, we may roll your prints after we have printed them. We operate in a small inner city location and space is at a real premium - so physically, we're simply not able to facilitate these requests on all occasions. We'll try when we can, but you are m ...
- Photoshop Templates for our Sheet Prints
In the file attachments below you can find a downloadable zip file with .PSD files in it - templates for our 4 sheet print sizes - A4, A3, A3+ and A2 - with guides showing you the printable areas you must stay within. Use these to lay out your sheet prints as you want, but stay inside the guidel ...
- Paper Size Tables
This is just a simple table of paper sizes for your convenience. Size Inches Millimetres (divided by 10 = cm) A4 11.7 by 8.5 297 by 210 A3 16.5 by 11.7 420 by 297 A3+ 19 by 13 483 by 329 And a more complete table in millimetres: A Series Formats B Series Formats C S ...
- Post printing work on inkjet prints
A common query we get is 'can I paint over my inkjet prints'? Either with paint, or inks, or a finishing medium like gel medium or varnish. The short answer is yes, you can, and our clients have used both acrylics and oils with success, as well as a variety of other mediums. We'd generally rec ...
- The difference between PPI and DPI
PPI - Pixels Per Inch DPI - Dots Per Inch Unfortunately, in the world of imaging, PPI and DPI are used almost interchangeably. They are two quite different things and the confusion of the two leads to more confusion than almost any other single thing in digital imaging. The first things to und ...
- Black and White Profiles for our Fine Art Printing Service
Please see the attachments section below. These files are ZIP files, you will need to unzip them and install them, following the instructions for using these profiles. (Black and white profiles are very small as they contain no colour information - they are approximately 4 kilobytes each). Plea ...
- Using ICC Output Profiles
Please see the PDF file below for instructions on the correct use of ICC Output Profiles Contents include: Installing profiles Renaming profiles Backing up profiles Printing with profiles (in Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom etc) Soft proofing - basic and advanced soft proofing, includi ...
- Notes on Printing With Fine Art Materials
Before printing at Image Science it is important to understand that most of the materials we use are not mass produced, commercial type materials - they are fine art materials, often hand made, and so each print may have unique character. What this means in practice is that some of these materi ...
- Print Pricing
Please see our print pricing page.