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INTRODUCING COMMENDED LEVEL FRAMING SERVICE

by Danny Bach, February 20, 2019

Commended level is one of 5 levels of framing. The 5 levels of framing indicates the aesthetic and durability of the frame. Different levels require different materials and perhaps, different techniques. The high standard craftsmanship remains the same, regardless of the framing levels. Commended framing guarantees a degree of protection, … Continue reading

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The Five Levels Of Framing

by Danny Bach, February 17, 2019

The Five Levels of Framing provide a framework of standards for the professional picture framer as determined by the Fine Art Trade Guild. Not all framers subscribe to these standards, but doing so indicates a framer is aware of, and can apply, the materials and craftsmanship required to meet those … Continue reading

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6 Questions to Ask a Professional Framer

6 Questions to Ask a Professional Framer

by Danny Bach, January 15, 2019

It is essential you get your paintings framed to maintain their beauty, life and loveliness. Colors tend to fade if not framed properly. Mold and mildew may set in, totally ruining your art. Framing alone does not guarantee you the best for your precious artwork. If not properly executed, wrong … Continue reading

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VG-Lab has become ILFORD certified printing partner

by Danny Bach, May 10, 2018

Hi guys, Good news, VG-Lab has become the first ILFORD certified printing partner in Vietnam. VG-Lab aims to provide visual artist’s in Vietnam world-class fine art printing solutions. Above of all, VG-Lab and ILFORD always want to be the names artists can rely on, when it comes to producing their … Continue reading

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VG-Lab receives prestigious ArtSure certification of quality

by Danny Bach, September 22, 2017

VG-Lab proudly to announce that we have received the prestigious ArtSure certification of quality. ArtSure is the Fine Art Trade Guild’s print registration program that meets their high standard of printing, including the use of approved materials that have been independently tested for their archival properties of lightfastness and permanence. This makes … Continue reading

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How to prepare file for printing

by Danny Bach, August 29, 2017

Hi folks Today, I’m going to demonstrate my workflow when it comes to prepare file for printing. For this particular example, I will prepare a test strip 24×8 inches (or 60x20cm) ready-to-print file. Test strips are used for the artists to compare and contrast the different papers, post-processing methods before … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT! VG-LAB IS OFFICIALLY MEETS INTERNATIONAL STANDARD OF FINE ART PRINTING

by Danny Bach, July 17, 2017

VG-Lab proudly announces that we are officially meet international standard in term of fine art printing. We are officially a member of Fine Art Trade Guild (http://www.fineart.co.uk/). About Fine Art Trade Guild (from their website): The Fine Art Trade Guild was formed in 1910 as the successor to the 1847  Printsellers’ … Continue reading

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C-prints vs Inkjet prints

by Danny Bach, July 13, 2017

I have written a Vietnamese article on G-prints vs Inkjet prints. However, when it comes it come to English writing, I think it’s the best way for you to read from the top professionals. — This particular article was written by Renée Besta, who is a fine art photographer and printer, … Continue reading

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What is Giclée or Fine-art printing?

by Danny Bach, July 13, 2017

What is Giclée (pronounce zhee-KLAY) or fine art printing? Fine art prints are often printed from digital files using archival quality inks and onto acid free fine art paper. When looking for a print that will last for decades or even more than a century, then alway choose a paper that … Continue reading

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