---- Frequently Asked Questions
We do not
publish post cards or sizes smaller than those offered on this site.
We do not accept returns. Please make your
choices carefully. You choose the image, its size, and the media. Because all
our products are custom-printed to your specifications, we do not accept
CHOOSING YOUR MEDIA
Each of our medias imparts its own personality
onto the images being printed on it.
We use only UV-resistant, Kodak inks.
print on Kodak 19 mil canvas. It is a smooth, matte-finished canvas with a
cloth-like feel and a fine texture. Colors look very bright and vibrant on the
canvas. Unlike watercolor or photogloss, canvas is traditionally stretched on
stretcher bars, without mats or glass. Framing is optional. I’ve never seen
anything printed on canvas that didn’t look great, and I especially recommend
it for ‘linen’ postcard images. Canvas giclees are waterproof and, properly
stretched, can be used in a protected outside location.
print on Kodak premium 270 gram photogloss paper. Photogloss has a smooth,
shiny surface, and is ideal for ‘real photo’ postcard images, since it makes
them look just like photographs. I do not suggest using photogloss for ‘linen’
postcard images. Our printer reproduces the image of the linen cards’ texture,
and I find the smooth, shiny surface of the photogloss is not the best choice
for these images.
Photogloss prints are traditionally matted with
glass and framed.
print on Hahnemuhle 190 mil watercolor paper, a heavy, lovely paper with a
medium texture and matte finish. Watercolor is a great paper for anything:
photographs, linens, cards early and cards late - everything looks good on
watercolor paper. The heavy paper absorbs ink readily, so colors tend to be more
muted when printed on watercolor paper, as opposed to either photogloss or
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We would be happy to help you make media
selections, and discuss the various options available to you. You are always
welcome to email us with questions about making the best media choice for a
CUSTOM WORK FROM YOUR
We routinely work with clients' vintage artwork and photographs. There are
additional fees involved. If you have your own artwork, please contact us by
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We ship all our prints rolled in a triangular
Florida clients! FYI: UPS
between Florida addresses is basically ‘next day.’ Don’t overpay, when it’s
going to get to you the day after we ship it, no matter what level of service
If it’s absolutely, positively got to be
there on a certain date, please let us know. If your print has to be to someone
by a certain date, it’s good to let us know via email, and we’ll make sure
it gets there on time.
1807 Magnolia Street
Sarasota, FL 34239
Chief Executive Officer
Robert K. Miller