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Fine Art Printing

What is Fine Art Printing?

Fine art printing is also known as archival pigment printing or giclée printing. It’s the process of inkjet printing on fine art papers to produce archival, gallery quality art prints. For longevity and colour accuracy fine art printing is where it’s at. We use the latest Epson fine art printers and Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inks that result in eye-popping colours, super black blacks and sharp details.

“Jefri Tui” by  Margaret Petchell

'Jefri Tui' by

Margaret Petchell

If you are selling your art and want a reliable printer who has the experience to meet your expectations then you have found the right place.
Not only do we print everyday for our own art gallery in Auckland, but 100’s of artists, designers, illustrators and photographers in New Zealand & Australia use us everyday to print, frame and ship their own orders direct to their customers.

Whether you want one art print, or an entire exhibition printed and framed or need a full-time automated
order-fulfilment partner for your online art print store then we have you covered.

What Fine Art Papers do we use?

Art Papers

Enhanced Matte - 210gsm

Enhanced Matte is a mid-weight premium art paper with a smooth matte surface and good rigidity for professional art prints. It’s a natural white, acid-free and like all our papers designed for the specific use of archival pigment inks. This paper stock provides the best value for money and is great for printing just about anything.

Textured Matte - 300gsm

Textured Matte is a heavy-weight fine art paper for archival pigment printing. It is a 50/50 blend of cotton and the highest quality acid-free and lignin free alpha cellulose. It is a high-quality low-cost alternative to 100% cotton rag. It has a luxurious textured surface designed to maximise resistance to scuffing and flaking.

Fine Art Papers

Textured Cotton Rag - 300gsm (archival)

Textured Cotton Rag is a heavy-weight archival velvet fine art paper for archival pigment printing. It is bright white, water-resistant and made from 100% cotton fibre. Producing high-quality consistent results, textured cotton rag is the most affordable archival paper on offer.

Smooth Cotton Rag - 270gsm (archival)

Smooth Cotton Rag is a heavy-weight 100% cotton fibre art paper with a smooth matte surface. It’s bright white, archival and is ideal for fine art printing of art where showing fine lines, high contrast and detail is important. Photographers love this paper. This paper has a rigid cotton feel and provides some amazing results.

Hanhemuhle German Etching Cotton Rag - 310gsm (archival)

This is a 100% cotton fibre art paper with a very textured matte surface. It’s off white, archival and is ideal for fine art printing of paintings, illustrations or other styles where showing texture is important. This rag is soft and has a hand-made feel. It's thick textural qualities make re-productions of paintings ill look like real paintings.

Hanhemuhle Photo Satin Cotton Rag - 310gsm (archival)

This is a 100% cotton fibre art paper with a slightly textured satin surface (satin = slightly waxy/soft sheen). It’s off white, archival and is ideal for fine art printing of photographs or where expressing a slight gloss is important. This paper is rigid, has a handmade feel and is one of the highest quality photographic papers in the world.