I select my suppliers who share my own attitude of supporting local business, green and manageable environmental philosophy, waste and pollution reduction, opportunities for all and the pleasure of bringing art to the artless.
But above all we all wish to celebrate the amazing, varied, historic and important architecture that this country should be proud to be custodians of.
There is a wide variety of watercolour paper available. We usually use a 300gsm acid free hot pressed stock. On occasion we have used a heavier weight but this can restrict the movement of the fluid and will produce a different end result. We predominantly use Faber Castell pencils and ink pens as they produce… Continue reading Paper, Ink and Watercolour Paint
It is better value than fine art printing but doesn’t give you the longevity or durability. However it is more suited to occasional art such as greetings cards, calendars and posters. We digitally print our vivid range prints as this art demands bold consistent colour and pure brilliant whites. All our greeting cards are produced… Continue reading Digital Printing
When we say Fine Art & Fine Art Prints we actually mean Gicleé. Note: Gicleé is a French word meaning spray or spurt of liquid. Gicleé print images are produced from high resolution scans using archival ink and acid free paper. Prints generated using this method are of the highest possible quality and conform to The Fine Art… Continue reading Fine Art (Gicleé) Prints
We use a fine art matte canvas of 360gsm, a natural white material with a textured traditional woven surface, ideal for reproductions of watercolour. They are 100% cotton and of archival quality. After printing, the canvas is protected by two coats of a ph neutral gicleé varnish to seal the surface and extend UV resistance.… Continue reading Fine Art (Gicleé) Canvas
Our original artwork is scanned at very high resolution. It is essential as, trust us we have tried lower resolution files, and the quality is just not good enough. The subtle tones of the watercolour and paper stock are lost. Lower resolution files are fine for websites, as we have used several on this site,… Continue reading High Resolution Scanning
Flying Monk Graphic are the only supply/partner we use outside of Worcestershire, and are based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Our philosophy is to use local partners and businesses only, but FMG provide a level of service and quality that can not be found locally. They have a range of innovative large format printing solutions and are always… Continue reading Large Format and Outdoor Graphics
The right mount and frame is as important as the artwork itself. We select our mount colours to present the artwork at it very best. Our mounted prints are provided with a hinged back panel to provide additional support and protection of the piece in transportation and for showing. Each Limited Edition print is provided… Continue reading Mounts and Frames