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Since the creation of our website, a lot of visitors asked us advices on how to best pack and ship and a print. A large number of clients wanted to know what were the best framing solutions and finally others were curious about the way they needed to shoot their print.
This column without pretention aims at answering all these legitimate questions.



The best ways to ship a print

Of course, there is the artist, its rarety or the fact that it is signed or not, but the value of a print also depends on its condition. Knowing how to handle it with care (never bending the paper), knowing how to frame it (respecting its unicity according to its shape and age), and finally knowing how to ship it are elements of first importance. For several years, a lot of you have been asking me how to ship a print or more generally how to transport a print under the best conditions and with minimum risk. Either you send me a print or I ship you one that you have just bought, you will find below some useful advices. Please be aware that in case you should send me a print,...(continue reading)




Rules to follow

Many years in the print business made us assess the irreversible damages due to bad original framing.
In this section, we are not going to talk about chosing framing rods, mats, or the size of the frame and its color. These are personal and subjective choices. However you have to keep in mind that the frame is meant not only to to bring out the beauty of the print but also to protect it.
Here are some basic advices : 1/ The original margins of the print must be kept totally intact. It is the frame which has to adapt to the print and not the other... (continue reading)




See how to shoot a print

Unframed print with Julie and Georges Braque : 1/ The print has be handled very cautiously. Artificial light tend to modify the real colors of the print then if possible take the picture under natural light. However direct exposure to the sun must be avoided. If you can avoid artificial light, try to create an indirect and unified light on the entire area of the print without flash or shadows.
2/ The print must be put on the rigid support perfectly plane (a panel of wood or strong cardboard can be used) and will be maintained flat by using four clothes pegs at the four corners. An iron sheet... (continue reading)





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