The Stackhouse Blog

Explore our latest articles on art printing, tips for artists, insights on materials, and more.
April 22, 2016

Getting Started

Explore The Stackhouse's comprehensive guide on getting started with their premium printing services. Learn about different print options, including Giclee Prints, Canvas Prints, and Photo Prints. Discover how to select the perfect product for your artwork and the importance of proper sizing and border options. Get practical tips on submitting your artwork for printing, caring for your prints, and understanding the production and shipping process. Let The Stackhouse help you bring your artistic vision to life with their expertise and high-quality printing services.
January 27, 2022

Image Export Settings

This article provides a comprehensive guide on mastering image export settings for optimal printing using Lightroom, Photoshop, and Procreate. It covers general image settings, step-by-step instructions for exporting images in each software, and highlights the importance of file formats, color profiles, resolution, and file size. The article equips readers with the necessary knowledge to ensure their artwork maintains its quality across any medium.
January 27, 2022

Everything You Need To Know About Giclee Printing

This article explores the world of Giclee printing, a renowned digital art reproduction method that has gained popularity among artists, photographers, and art collectors. It delves into the origins of Giclee, its advantages over traditional printing methods, and the evolution of fine art printing. The article also highlights the advancements in modern Giclee printing, the dominant players in the industry, and the benefits artists can enjoy, such as unmatched color accuracy, print permanence, a variety of media options, and print-on-demand capabilities.
February 15, 2022

3 Reasons Giclee Canvases Are So Valuable

Discover the reasons why giclee prints on canvas are highly valued in the art world. This article explores the benefits of higher resolution printing, the use of high-quality materials and archival inks, and the long-lasting finish of giclee canvases. Whether you're considering purchasing a giclee painting or having your own artwork printed, understanding the value of giclee prints will help you make an informed decision. The Stackhouse offers reliable giclee printing services, ensuring clients receive the highest quality prints available.
March 15, 2022

Which Material Is Best for Photo Prints?

Our upcoming guide shines a spotlight on the often-overlooked choice of print materials. Canvas, paper, and Giclee prints each have unique qualities that can shape the final look of your artwork. Discover how to make informed decisions and bring your creative vision to life with our insightful guide, backed by The Stackhouse's commitment to excellence.
April 15, 2022

Tips for Using Canvas Stretcher Bars and Crossbars

This article provides tips for using canvas stretcher bars and crossbars to stretch canvas prints and artwork. It emphasizes the importance of matching the size of the stretcher bars closely to the canvas, using crossbars for larger canvases, and the benefits of keyable stretcher frames for preserving the artwork. The article also advises against placing stretchers too close to the canvas to avoid negative impacts on the painting. It mentions The Stackhouse as a provider of canvas prints and unstretched canvas printing services.
May 11, 2022

How To Prepare for Your First Art Show or Exhibit

This article provides helpful tips for artists preparing for their first art show or exhibit. It emphasizes the importance of understanding the audience, choosing the best pieces (not just personal favorites), sticking to an overarching theme, planning the given area, focusing on small polish details, preparing the online presence, promoting the presence at the show or exhibit, and not being afraid to socialize with the audience. The article mentions The Stackhouse as a provider of art printing services.
May 16, 2022

Why You Should Produce Prints of Your Artwork

Producing prints of your artwork offers several benefits, including improving your physical portfolio, reaching a wider audience, having more copies to sell, and offering adjustable sizes for different clients. By creating high-quality prints, artists can expand their reach, protect the original artwork, and generate additional income. The Stackhouse specializes in fine art printing services, ensuring the preservation of the original artwork's quality.
July 12, 2022

When To Use Satin vs. Matte Finish for Canvas Prints

When it comes to turning your unique artwork into striking canvas prints, the finish is a game-changer. It's not just a minor detail; it's the prism through which your art will be viewed and experienced. The right finish can uphold the essence of your original piece, whilst a mismatch could compromise the texture and overall feel. Both matte and satin finishes offer unique advantages.