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No. Signing the work limits how you might want to have it matted and framed.
Instead, each of my fine art prints comes with a signed Certificate of Authenticity, that verifies its origin and myself as the artist. This gives it value and identifies it as a finished, sellable piece of work.
The certificate can be easily mounted onto the back of the framed print by the framer.
All of my images are printed on quality fine art Hahnemuhle and Ilford papers.
The papers I use are chosen to individually suit each image.
My favourites are:
Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Satin - this has a delicate structure that reproduces colours and details with a beautiful soft feel and three-dimensional quality.
Ilford Galerie Fine Art Smooth Pearl - similar to the Photo Rag Satin, this paper produces stunning contrast and sharpness, with a slight surface texture and subtle sheen
To complete the process, I print using the best Epson technology and ultrachrome inks for fine art prints.
Due to the high risk of damage when shipping framed prints, all fine are prints are delivered as loose prints.
This also allows you to select the perfect frame from a local supplier to suit your decor.
Your fine art print will likely arrive loosely rolled and packaged in a protective shipping/postal tube.
You will likely be excited about opening your package to see the artwork, however, the print can easily be damaged by touching it, by edges/other surfaces sliding together or placing other objects on top of it. Once damaged or marked it isn’t possible to repair it.
I recommend the following to avoid damaging the print:
- Wash your hands before touching the print and if possible wear clean white cotton gloves designed for handling art. The gloves will minimise the risk of oils being transferred to the print from your fingers/hands. The print will likely be curled after being in the tube and should preferably be stored flat.
- Carefully unroll the print, holding it with both hands and making sure the back of the print is supported so as not to bend it.
- Lay it face down on the tissue that comes with the print on a clean flat surface, gently cover it with another sheet of protective paper and hold down the corners of the print with some books for about 24 hours.
- Matt and frame your Fine Art Print as soon as possible.
* Remember, you can always take your print straight to a professional framer without opening it; they are familiar with how to handle artwork without damaging it.
Any piece of artwork that you purchase is an investment and intended to add to the beauty of your home’s décor.
Taking care of your print ensures you and your family, and even future generations, are able to get long-term enjoyment from it.
Protect your print by having it professionally mounted and framed, as soon as possible after arrival, using archival materials and processes to ensure a long life. I recommend using non-reflective/museum, UV filtering glass and archival/acid-free materials in the framing process. The addition of matting will allow the print to sit away from the glass preventing damage to the print surface.
Avoid hanging your print in places with direct sunlight, humid bathrooms, or above a stove or sink in kitchens. Print stability will depend on how it is handled, framed and the display conditions, including light intensity, humidity, temperature or pollution.
My aim is to show consistent & accurate colour representation of my products, however, the device you are viewing the artwork on may show this differently. This is because different monitors and devices can display colour differently depending on a screens colour profile and brightness settings.
Please note, that a printed product will generally always look slightly different than on a digital screen.
An art block is a contemporary display method for photographs or artwork. Each image is printed onto quality archival fine art paper then hand handcrafted onto a white edged wooden block.
Blocks can either hang on a wall or stand on a side table/dresser.
PS. They look great hung together as collections!
My art block collections are available in three different sizes. The dimensions are approximate due to inch to centimetre conversion.
- Small - 125mm x 125mm (5” x 5”)
- Medium - 180mm x 180mm (7” x 7”)
- Large - 230mm x 230mm (9" x 9")
The small size is perfect for purchasing as collectibles, hung together in groups on a wall that can be added to as new designs are released. The medium and large sizes look great hung in sets of three or four, or on their own.
* Custom sizes may be available and will be priced on request. Send me an email HERE.
All fine art prints and art blocks are made to order. This is to avoid any damage to the prints and art block prints that may occur when being stored. This ensures the product you receive is of the highest quality.
Art cards are beautifully printed onto 250gsm art paper and each card comes with its own premium white envelope.
The art cards come in two different sizes:
- 84 x 84 mm (3.3" x 3.3")
- 123 x 123 mm (4.85" x 4.85")
The 84 mm Art Card is perfect for adding a small personal note attached to a gift and the 123 mm Art Card is great for either sending on its own or accompanying a special gift.
* An Art Card not only makes a lovely addition to a gift but they also look great framed.
I'd love to work with you created custom stationery for an event or special occasion. This includes wedding and birthday invitations, thank you cards, save the date, business flyers or brochures, and more.
Get in touch with me direct and I’d be happy to provide you with a quote based on your specific requirements. Send your request to me at email@example.com.
Yes, simply click on Gift Certificates in the Buy Art section, select one of the pre-determined certificate values then proceed to the Checkout and Payment.
You can also get in touch with me direct at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gift Certificates come in a range of values. You can select a value using the dropdown menu on the Gift Certificate page.
Should you wish to specifiy a custom amount, just get in touch with me at email@example.com
All certificates are in New Zealand Dollars. The minimum value for a gift certificate is $25.00.
You can place an order by clicking on the BUY ART tab of this website:
- Browse and select the product line (Fine Art Print, Art Blocks or Stationery).
- View the wonderful range of products and add the items you want to your CART.
- When you have completed your selection click on the CHECKOUT button to begin the ordering process and make your payment.
- After that, sit back, relax and wait for your order to arrive.
Should you have any questions at any time, please get in touch HERE.
My fine art prints and art blocks are custom printed and made to ensure you receive the best quality product. This means it may take up to 10 working days from the receipt of you order and payment for your item(s) to be dispatched.
Stationery items are usually on hand and will be sent within 48 hours of receipt of payment.
If there is likely to be any delay with these you will be notified immediately.
You'll also receive an email letting you know when your purchase is on its way!
I am unable to advise what customs charges may be applied to any international shipments and recommend getting in touch with your local customs office, so you are aware of any possible charges you may incur at your end.
* Customs charges are applied at the discretion of the carrier and local laws, and all customs charges are payable by and the responsibility of you the customer.
My aim is to process orders as quickly as possible, but will try to accommodate any order change.
Get in touch HERE as soon as possible.
Make sure you include your order number and to let me know what changes need to be made.
I'll let you know, as quickly as possible, whether I'm able to make the wanted changes.
Fine art prints will be carefully packed in a plastic sleeve, loosely rolled and inserted into a sturdy shipping/mailing tube for maximum protection.
Stationery, art blocks and other items are all sent in a well packaged box or bag.
Yes, I am happy to arrange for any of my fine art prints, art blocks, and art cards to be sent to someone else on your behalf. You only need to let me know what message you'd like attached to the gift!
Please choose this option and complete any relevant information when placing your order.
If you are wanting to send a single art card to a recipient as a gift this will be sent inside its own envelope, addressed and stamped on your behalf. Orders sent to you as the purchaser will arrive inside another envelope or packaging.
Payment of orders can be made through either a direct bank transfer or Credit Card.
Please Note: Fees incurred through international bank payment transfers are added to the product and shipping costs.
All information you supply as part of an online payment is completely secure and encrypted.
I don’t have access to your card details, I do not share personal information, and it isn’t possible for any third party to capture these details from this website as they are not stored or transferred through this server.
Please refer to the Stripe website for further information on their security terms and processes.
Unfortunately, all payments are limited to online transfer, credit card or debit card transactions only.
Goods are only processed on receipt of payment.
The default pricing on the www.kdfineart.co.nz website is in NZ dollars.
I do however use a currency converter plugin that automatically detects the place or country you are using the website from. This then automatically changes all pricing on the website to the local currency.
A currency exchange rate and conversion fee is applied when your payment is captured.
Within New Zealand there are three different shipping options. Each option uses tracking.
- Standard tracked service that allows for a 3-5 working day shipping delivery
- Courier tracked shipping that takes 1-2 working days
- Signature required tracked shipping that takes 1-2 working days
Please note - I am not responsible for any shipping delays and cannot guarantee the above timeframes suggested by the carrier company are accurate or will be met.
I am unable to offer international shipping through the website checkout at present. However, should you have an enquiry, please email me direct at firstname.lastname@example.org to see if international shipping arrangements are able to be made.
Delivery times shown are an estimate only and are also based on the delivery method selected at Checkout.
Generally, allow 1-5 days from the date of despatch.
Please note that International deliveries, and delivery to and from rural or remote areas within New Zealand will take a little longer.
You can track your order and view shipping updates through my webiste, simply:
- Click on 'Tracking' on the top menu bar that can be seen on any page of the website
- Insert your order number
- Press the 'Track' button
When your package has been despatched, you will also receive information and a direct link to the carrier tracking page.
I don't provide any money-back guarantees for any method of delivery or delivery deadlines not met.
However, should you have any concerns or queries around the delivery of your purchase please get in touch asap at email@example.com
I am unable to advise what customs charges may be applied to any international shipment by your country of residence and recommend getting in touch with your local customs office, so you are aware of any possible charges you may incur at your end.
Customs charges are applied at the discretion of the carrier and local laws, and all customs charges are payable by and the responsibility of you the customer.
I do not cover, nor am I liable for duties and taxes that may be assessed on your order when it arrives.
I'm committed to providing quality products to my customers!
I will happily take back items in their original and re-sellable condition, minus any shipping and postage fees, for a KD Fine Art Photography store credit.
Refunds and credit vouchers will be processed immediately following the receipt of the returned item(s), with confirmation by return email.
As my products are mostly made to order, a replacement product may take up to 10 days for despatch, but I'll keep you updated every step of the way.