Fish Art Technical Specifications
You are viewing heirloom quality fine art prints each produced individually in high resolution all to the highest possible standards with meticulous attention to detail in every regard.
Every print that leaves Fish Art Gallery does so free of any defects whatsoever. If we damage a print at any stage of the production process (it happens) we will reject the print and produce another. Accidental dents caused by poor handling technique is the biggest hazzard so handle your print with extreme care.
We use an Epson 9600 wide-format printer that will accept role media up to 1118 mm or 44" wide - our maximum print size (width)
We use Adobe Photoshop CS6 for image + graphic processing
We use archival quality Epson Ultrachrome™ K3 pigment inks sets
We use a hp pavilion computer / monitor + a custom made Cooler Master tower from PB Tech driving a Dell 27" monitor
We use colour calibrated monitors with custom made printer drivers for selected media options for color accuracy
Fish Art Gallery uses the Finest Archival Certified Media: Unless otherwise stated Fish Art Gallery uses;
Elegance Velvet bright white (light texture) 23mil 310gsm 100% cotton rag acid and lignin free bright white & water resistant fine art paper.
Manufactured by Breathing Color USA and imported by Fish Art Gallery - this 310gsm Bright White, water-resistant velvet fine art paper is made from 100% cotton fiber and is acid and lignin free.
Elegance Velvet is a proprietary mouldmade fine art paper that is strong and dimensionally stable.
It has a high white point, remarkable ink load capacity and best-in-class image quality that far exceeds the limitations of virtually every paper of its kind.
Pura Velvet is ideally suited for luxurious fine art and photographic reproduction.
Archival Certified 100+ Years
Elegance Velvet Meets the Archival Standards set forth by The Fine Art Trade Guild for pH and lightfastness and is archival certified for 100+ years.
The Archival Quality Certificate can be viewed here
Fish Art Gallery also carries limited stock of the following media; Options/prices are on application.
1. Vibrance Stipple Finish is a lightly textured heavy-weight 12mil photo paper selected for its unique visual properties. (while stock lasts)
2. Vibrance Platinum Gloss is a bright white, high-gloss photo paper that delivers unrivalled colour gamut and D-Max (high photon energy).
UV + Moisture Print Protectant - Sealing (optional)
We use Hahnemühle™ UV water resistant lacquer that is formulated for inkjet and water soluble images.
Hahnemühle™ enhances UV light resistance and protects ink jet prints from ozone, humidity and other airborne elements.
Please allow $15 to $25 per print for the protectant seal service depending on print size - We recommended sealing fine art paper
Print Sizes: For most prints the standard sizes are:
Custom Sizes: We will produce a custom print to your specifications on request - please contact us with the details of your request
Archival Permanence Ratings for Epson UltraChome Inks: Courtesy of Wilhelm-Research
(A3) 297 x 420mm = 11.69" x 16.54"
(A2) 420 x 594mm = 16.54” x 23.39”
(A1) 594 x 841mm = 23.39” x 33.11”
(A0) 841 x 1189mm = 33.11” x 46.81”