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Shop Policies

Check here for answers to frequently asked questions. If you don't see the answer you're looking for, please contact us directly!

1. The definition of a "Giclée Print"

Since nothing in our permanent collection is for sale, we offer high quality giclée prints in various sizes.

 

The Term : The term  "giclée print" connotes an elevation in printmaking technology. Images are generated from high resolution digital scans and printed with archival quality inks onto various substrates including canvas, fine art, and photo-base paper. The giclée printing process provides better color accuracy than other means of reproduction.


The Process : Giclée prints are created typically using professional 8-Color to 12-Color ink-jet printers. Among the manufacturers of these printers are vanguards such as Epson, MacDermid Colorspan, & Hewlett-Packard. These modern technology printers are capable of producing incredibly detailed prints for both the fine art and photographic markets. Giclee prints are sometimes referred to as Iris prints, which are 4-Color ink-jet prints from a printer pioneered in the late 1970s by Iris Graphics.

The Quality : The quality of the giclée print rivals traditional silver-halide and gelatin printing processes and is commonly found in museums, art galleries, and photographic galleries.

2. Shipping options

Our Shipping Options:  Small items such as jewelry and cards that weigh less that 5 lbs are shipped via USPS with Priority Flat Rate shipping fee of $5.95. This 1 or 2 day service includes tracking, proof of delivery, and insurance up to $100 with a money-back guarantee. Most ceramic items ship for $12.95.

We require insurance and delivery confirmation for ALL shipped framed artwork.

 

For questions or concerns about shipping, please call 812.988.6185

3. Buying Original Art

Our policy on purchasing original art: We understand purchasing original artwork is a very personal experience. By investing in a piece of original artwork, you're buying something that you will likely own for your lifetime, something that could become a family heirloom- a piece of original artwork that can be treasured for generations to come.

 

It is for these reasons that we offer a 10 day grace period for returns. Buyers wishing to return original artwork are solely responsible for return shipping and insurance costs but will receive a refund on the purchase price of the artwork once it returns and found to be in it's original condition. Please call us at 812.988.6185 if you are concerned about an item you have purchased online and we will help you navigate your return with confidence!

 

You might also notice the watermark on each painting image. This is solely to protect the image while online and is not applied to the artwork.