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About Giclées
About Digital Imaging
How much resolution
is enough?
Can you digitize anything?
Can I use my digital camera to copy my artwork?
Can you fix anything in Photoshop?
Can you print without digitizing first?
What format is better TIF, JPG, EPS…?
Can I create
limited editions?
What is the
turnaround time?
Submitting to an art show or gallery?
How do I get started?

About Color Management

About Digital Imaging

Can you digitize anything?

Yes. There are two ways you can do this job:

a) Scanning: is the most accurate way to digitize your piece, but it’s limited by the size of the scanner bed. Only pieces that are 24”x36” or smaller can be digitized this way.

b) Photographing: applies when the piece is too large for the scanner, more than 24”x36”, or 3D. We only use a 4x5 camera because we consider is the only format that gives us the detail and quality needed for reproduction.

There are limitations in the way that color is translated to digital. The following conditions are not good for reproduction:

a) Shiny surfaces, like glossy varnishes, especially used on oil paintings.

b) Dark and neutral colors.

c) Metallic colors won’t reproduce at all.

d) Very saturated colors, especially in the red family.

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