Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is Giclée / Fine Art Printing?

Short, it has to do with the small to large format inkjet printers and the media / paper (cotton / rag papers) it’s being printed on. The inks used in this type of printing are pigment based. When set and dry, these inks along with the paper are fade resistant for 100 plus years.  This is the preferred way to produce archival prints.  Work duplicated as a Giclée print is the closest you will get to the original, it’s the highest form of reproduction.


 

What type of inks are you using?

 

The highest quality pigments on the market.  Pigment inks are a big part of what makes Giclée / Fine Art Prints archival. These ink have a life of a 110+ years without fade.

 


 

What size can you scan?

 

Scanning size up to 30 x 40″ at 300dpi. If you would like a higher dpi this is something we can do as well

 


 

Can you print banners?

 

Yes.  Banners are printed on 100% Cotton Canvas or Vinyl, your choice.  Banners can be printed up to 24″ wide by what ever length you need,

 


 

Can you do Film Scanning

 

We’re able to offer hi-res digital scans of your developed film! Optical Resolution at 6400 dpi ensures sharp reproductions up to 17 x 22″ at 300dpi. Document scanning size 8.5 x 11.7″ and TPU at 2.7 x 9.5″.

 


 

What is a typical Turnaround Time?

 

If we scan, color correct and produce a fine art print, usually takes 1 to 2 week.  Sending a digital file you have scanned and color corrected, 24 to 48 hours turn around

 

Die Cut Stickers, Business cards, and Invites, are usually 1 to 2 weeks If you need a rush job we can make that happen for a rush fee.

 


 

What is the biggest you can print?

 

We currently can print 24″ wide by what ever length you need.

 


 

What if I have an odd size piece of artwork?

 

We can print, cut & trim any odd size you would like with in a 24″ width.

 


 

Does your company screen print T Shirts?

 

NO! If you’re looking to have this done we highly recommend HauntLove or Awesome Dudes Printing.

 

http://hauntlove.com

 

http://awesomedudesprinting.com

 


 

Can I send you a digital file that is ready for print?

 

YES! twocrowsprinting@gmail.com or if your file is bigger then 25mb, You can upload it right here.  We will be notified with said upload, but please follow up with an e mail of the name of your piece and the details.

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What type of file do you accept?

 

.PSD .TIFF.AI .PDF .RAW, these files should be no less then 240dpi to 300dpi for best results when printing

 


 

I know printing companies can produce a lot of waste paper, do you recycle and how do you cut back on wasting paper?

 

Yes, every bit of scrap paper is recycled or up cycled.  We put thought into each print project from the amount of paper being used, how many prints we can gang up on a sheet or roll and decide from that to make sure waste paper is at a low outcome.

 


 

What type of material are your stickers printed on?

It’s a 6mil vinyl with a 5mil backer making the finished die, circle, or square cut sticker 11mil.

 


 

Are your stickers water and weather proof?

Yes.  We laminate the vinyl stickers with a 2 mil lamination.  This makes the stickers we offer able to stand up to to all the elements, along with being water proof.  With the pigment inks and the lamination, these are fade resistant and can last 4-5 years outdoors.

 


 

Can you print on the back of the stickers?

No.


 

Do you offer internal cuts on stickers?

Yes.


 

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