Art Prints vs Posters

Yuck! Artsy Fartsy Jargon

Are you wondering what’s the difference between art prints and posters? Then this post is for you!

Before you pull your hair out trying to figure out the difference, I’m going to explain it to you without artsy jargon… because let’s face it, who likes artsy jargon??? Not me! Yuck! Blechk!!! There’s no need of that!!!

So, IN PLAIN ENGLISH, here’s my post on art prints vs posters.

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Investing in Art for Beginners

If you’re a beginner art investor, or you’ve only just started thinking about investing in art, this post is for you.

Note: I talk about SaatchiArt.com a lot in this post. Please be aware that I DO NOT work for them. I just find this online art gallery GREAT for beginner art collectors. I personally recommend them.

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Giclée Print vs Art Print (What’s the Difference?)

Wondering what’s the difference between giclée prints and art prints? Then you’re in the right place!

These are the basic differences between an art print vs a giclée. First, an art print is any reproduction of an original work of art (e.g. a canvas print that’s a copy of a handmade painting). Second, a giclée is actually a type of art print but it has very special characteristics (more details later).

To really understand the difference between a giclee and an art print, let’s first look at what is an art print. Then, we’ll look at what an art print needs in order to be classified as a giclée.

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Are Canvas Prints, Canvas Photos, and Art Prints Tacky? (2019)

It’s a matter of personal taste when it comes to judging if canvas prints, canvas photos, and art prints are tacky. With 12 years of experience as both an artist and art curator, I’ve heard a lot of opinions on this subject.

So, in this post, I’m going to talk about what I’ve been hearing art buyers say about prints throughout my art career.

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How to Moisture Proof Picture Frames for Bathrooms

Moisture Proof Picture Frames Bathroom
Click the image to see the “Hippo in Bath” framed art print by BLANSHIE on Society6.

Today, I’m going to show you how I moisture proofed picture frames for my bathroom with stuff I bought on Amazon!

This process is:

  1. Inexpensive,
  2. Super easy,
  3. And it actually works!

I’ve had the same 4 framed art prints in my bathroom for 6 years and my prints look as good as the day I bought them!

Update: I wrote this article almost two years ago the framed artwork in my bathroom still looks amazing.

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The Meaning of Harvey Specter’s Duck Painting in His Office (Suits)

Harvey Specter Duck Painting

I’ve been binge-watching the TV show Suits on Netflix, and I just watched season 6 episode 12.

And, even though this episode might be old news for some of you serious fans out there, I just had to write about what I think is the meaning behind Harvey’s “duck painting”.

FACT: Harvey’s “duck painting” is actually called “Listen Closely” (available for sale on Etsy), a painting created by Canadian artist, Heather Millar.

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