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11 X 14 inch Piroko - Blown Covrr Fine Art Print
11 X 14 inch  Piroko - Blown Covrr Fine Art Print

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Piroko - Blown Covrr Fine Art Print

Rough colored sketch of Piroko from the UnMod omake.  Posted as DPD 1288 “blown_covrrr”, original artwork and coloring by Fred Gallagher.

One of the problems with my art is I spend way too much time fuddling with little details that no one ever really sees because they are often little more than a few pixels at web resolution.  The print versions are not much better because the size of the images is so small.

I’ve done a lot of research over the past few years into higher end printing, culminating with the purchase of a HP PhotoSmart B9180 printer earlier this year.  I chose the B9180 because I really liked the way it handled subtle shades of grey and fine pencil work (it actually uses three different shades of black ink).  The HP Vivera inks are pigment inks rather than the dye-based inks found in most inkjet printers.  When printed on quality, archival fine art paper these inks are archival and tests indicate that they will resist fading up to 200 years.

I also did a lot of research and testing of the wide variety of fine art papers available for printers like this.  I swear I was actually starting to get eye strain using a 10x loupe to examine the details. :)  In the end, I chose the Moab Entrada Rag Bright 190 Premium Archival Fine Art Paper as the best paper for printing my work.  It has a bright surface with a low texture that I prints very find details and works really well for my art style.

Fine Art Prints are printed from the original high resolution files without resampling of the original image.   They are signed by me (in pencil) with the current date.  Each print is then slipped into an archival plastic sleeve with an acid free backer board and shipped seperately in a large heavy stay-flat mailer.

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