About My Products


THE PRODUCT RANGE

I am so excited about the new product range I am now able to offer to you all. So this page will help to explain everything you need to know about the products that my artwork is featured on.

PRINT MEDIUM OPTIONS

For all prints ordered through my site, blog, Fine Art America, or Pixels, you will want to choose the paper or canvas that your artwork is printed on, and there are a range of mediums available.

All of the papers and canvases used by Fine Art America and Pixels are acid-free. This makes a huge difference to the longevity of the prints, and with appropriate care the prints will last for generations.
Unframed prints are shipped in sturdy ¼” cardboard postage tubes and include a 1” white boarder to allow for future framing and matting if you decide on those options at a later date. Prints can also be supplied in flat packaging on request.

The expert staff of print masters have more than 40-years of giclee printing experience and all prints are produced on state-of-the-art Epson printers. The quality is guaranteed, and what’s more, you will receive a 30-day money-back guarantee on anything ordered.
Here is a guide that will help you to decide which paper or canvas will work best for your needs.

PREMIUM ARCHIVAL MATTE PAPER


Long-lasting and versatile, this heavyweight matte finish paper is engineered for high contrast and crisp reproduction of high resolution images.   Premium Archival Matte is a neutral white paper ideal for black-and-white photography and a variety of fine art applications. It is acid-free for archival longevity. (230 gsm / 9.5 mil)

PREMIUM GLOSSY PHOTO PAPER

For luxuriant depth and vivid color, reproduce your photographs on this ultra-gloss finish.   The neutral tone, high D-Max, and ink saturation make photo papers an outstanding choice for giclee reproductions. (250 gsm / 10 mil)

PREMIUM LUSTER PHOTO PAPER

This happy medium is preferred by portrait photographers for its cheerful sheen. The luster finish also has a delicate sparkle that makes images of water scintillate.   The neutral tone, high D-Max, and high ink saturation make photo papers an outstanding choice for giclee reproductions. (250 gsm / 10 mil)
 

PREMIUM SEMI-MATTE PHOTO PAPER

Artists and photographers alike love this paper for its understated semi-matte finish, optimized for maximum presentation quality with minimum glare.   The neutral tone, high D-Max, and high ink saturation make photo papers an outstanding choice for giclee reproductions. (260 gsm / 10 mil)

COOL TONE PICTURE RAG

Popular among photographers for its exceptional black-and-white imagery, Cool Tone Picture Rag also holds incredibly vivid and true colours.   Cool Tone Picture Rag is an acid-free paper made from 100% cotton rag. (300 gsm / 24 mil)

SOMERSET VELVET


This radiant white paper offers vivid color reproduction and deep, rich blacks for amazing contrast.   With a texture that gently softens the overall effect, it adds an extra hint of warmth to reproductions of oils and pastels and a softer edge to photography.   Somerset Velvet is a 100% cotton rag paper, making it perfect for conservation quality projects. (255 gsm / 19 mil)

WATERCOLOUR PAPER


The textured finish and satisfying weight of this fine art watercolour paper provides an authentic look and feel for reproductions of watercolour art — or, use it to add an interesting natural texture to photography and digital media.   Collectors who like to handle the print out of frame will appreciate this paper's rigidity and surface feel.   Watercolour Paper is a neutral-toned, acid-free paper made from 100% cotton rag. (315 gsm / 19 mil

METALLIC PAPER

Metallic paper prints are a budget-friendly way to create modern wall art.   Metallic paper provides an exceptionally vibrant print with the shine and shimmer of metal.   This highly durable paper is mostly white with a signature metallic finish, making it ideal for a wide range of images including white and flesh tones. (315 gsm / 19 mil)

CANVASES

GLOSSY CANVAS


With a glossy finish formula specially designed for pigmented inks, this canvas lovingly recreates the texture and reflectivity of oils on canvas.   It also lends a fine art feel to photographs.   Glossy Canvas has a slightly warm tone and is made from an acid-free poly/cotton blend. (450 gsm / 20.0 mil)

MATTE CANVAS


The texture and weight of this canvas brings fine art reproductions one step closer to the originals, while the matte finish gives them a softness that invites attention.   Matte Canvas has a bright white tone and is made from an acid-free poly/cotton blend. (450 gsm / 20.5 mil)

FRAMED PRINTS


Many of you purchase framed prints through my page over at http://10-Mark-Taylor.pixels.com and on this blog, or through the shop now button on my Facebook page at https://facebook.com/beechhousemedia
Print quality is well above excellent, and in fact this was one of the reasons I joined Fine Art America / Pixels in the first place. Having tried a number of print specialists over the years I find the quality and longevity of prints far superior to other Print on Demand services, and also other print specialists.

Frames and mats are genuinely some of the best quality that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. In terms of cost, you would be hard pressed to find anything anywhere near this quality for the same or similar prices.

So if you are buying one of my framed prints, here’s what you need to know!

You can bring my prints to life by choosing from hundreds of different frame and mat combinations. The framed prints are assembled, packaged, and shipped by expert framing staff whose job it is to make sure that the artworks are delivered to you in the same condition that they left the facility where they are produced. Nothing short of the best!

All of my framed prints through both Pixels and Fine Art America are delivered to you “ready to hang” with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting hooks, and nails. It’s these little extras that make the framed prints even better value for money.
You can use the guide above to decide on the correct paper type that will work for your requirements, if you are stuck for choice, please do get in touch and I will point you towards the one I had in mind for each work.

Framed prints are finished with a Premium Clear Acrylic with foam core backing prior to being shipped. Prints are shipped within 2-3 business days and don’t forget that Fine Art America / Pixels have many distribution centres across the world to reduce end costs for the customer and in order to fulfil your order much quicker.

MUSEUM QUALITY STRETCHED CANVAS PRINTS


For me, I absolutely love the stretched canvas prints. They offer a modern alternative to traditional framed prints, but did you know that you can also frame a stretched canvas?

Work really does come to life with the texture and depth of a stretched canvas. The image that you choose is printed on to a premium canvas and then stretched on a wooden frame of 1.5”x1.5” stretcher bars for gallery wraps, or 5/8” x 5/8” stretcher bars for museum wraps.

Museum wraps for me are simply magnificent and especially for the larger works. Gallery wrap is a process where the image wraps around the frame that it is mounted onto, and a portion of the image is then seen around the sides of the frame creating a visually stunning image.

Museum wraps are different in that the entire image is seen on the face of the print. The sides of the canvas that wrap around the frame are left white, black or mirrored. I personally prefer the mirror, and much of my work is designed with museum mirror wraps in mind. The museum wrap is a format that is used especially when important details within the edges of the art may be lost on a gallery wrap.

Mirrored museum wraps are a compromise of the two formats, although you may prefer to have plain white or black sides instead.

All canvas prints are shipped within 2-3 business days, again from fulfilment centres around the globe. In addition, canvases are also supplied “ready to hang” with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting hooks, and nails.

The wrap options for canvases are:

No Wrap - Rolled in a tube

Museum Wrap (White Sides)

Gallery Wrap (White Sides)

Gallery Wrap (Black Sides)

Gallery Wrap (Mirrored Sides)
 

FRAMING A CANVAS


Canvas wraps can also be framed and you can choose from a wide variety of frames in a range of colours, widths, and styles. You can also choose combinations of mat from a huge spectrum of colours and widths. The remaining choice is around the canvas options of either glossy or matte canvas.

ACRYLIC PRINTS


Acrylic prints add stylish lines and added depth to your chosen image and are particularly stunning for the presentation of modern works. Your chosen image is printed onto the back of a ¼” thick sheet of clear acrylic. The high gloss of the acrylic sheet compliments the rich colours of any image to produce stunning results.

If you have a modern image with vibrant colour, acrylic is one of the first options that you should consider. The images are very sharp and vibrant and look exceptional when creating modern spaces. Acrylic prints are also fantastic for display in public areas.

Acrylic prints ship within 2-3 business days and you can order the prints with two hanging options.

Hanging Wire: With this option, your acrylic print is attached to a 1/4" thick black board which has a wooden frame and hanging wire attached to the back. There are no metal mounting posts at the corners. Simply put a nail in your wall, hang your print from the hanging wire, and you're done. Due to the thickness of the black board and mounting frame, your print is separated from the wall by 1.50"

Aluminum Mounting Posts: Attach your print to your wall with four aluminum mounting posts. The cylindrical cap of each mounting post can be removed, allowing you to thread a small screw along the centre axis of the post and into the wall.   When you're finished, simply reattach each cap, and you're done.   The mounting posts act as stand-offs and keep your print separated from the wall by 1". All of the required mounting hardware (i.e. posts, screws, and wall anchors) is included with your print.

For the most modern of looks, the mounting post option is the one you need. This option works extremely well on larger prints and where there is less detail in the corners of the artwork. I have to say that this is certainly one of my favourite options for any modern and abstract pieces, and it also looks extremely good with typography wall art.

METAL PRINTS


Metal prints also offer stylish lines and added depth. Your chosen image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 1/16” thick aluminum. The aluminum sheet is then offset from the wall by a ¾” thick wooden frame which is attached to the back. The high gloss is particularly suited to vibrant images and produces stunning results. Metal prints are also fantastic for display in public areas. Metal prints also ship within 2-3 business days.

 

POSTER AND PHOTO PRINTS

When choosing the correct paper type for poster and photo prints you need to ensure that the papers being used are acid-free. All of the papers used by Fine Art America and Pixels are acid-free so you can expect the prints to last for generations.

The ink used in producing photo and poster prints are archival inks which last a lifetime without fading or loss of colour. Ensuring that both the paper is acid-free and by using archival inks guarantees the quality of the finished product. All photo and poster prints ship within 2-3 business days.

FINISHING OPTIONS

Choose Premium Clear Acrylic with foam core Backing, or prints can be provided in a sturdy cardboard tube that will withstand long-distance travel when shipping.

FRAMING OPTIONS FOR PHOTO AND POSTER PRINTS


All posters include a 1” border so should you decide later that you would like to frame and/or mat the work, you can. A range of exceptional quality frames are available in various colours, widths, and depths, guaranteeing that your chosen artwork will become the focal piece of any space.
 

MAT OPTIONS

Matting is often overlooked, good quality matting makes a huge difference to any artwork. Matting will add layered depth to the finished piece and you can choose from a huge spectrum of colours in various widths. You can layer the mat with both a top and bottom mat if you so desire.
 

PAPER OPTIONS FOR PHOTO &POSTER PRINTS

 
Archival Matte Paper

Glossy Photo Paper

Luster Photo Paper

Semi-Matte Photo Paper

Picture Rag

Somerset Velvet

Watercolor Paper

Metallic Paper
 
See the guide at the top of this page for further details about each type of paper.
 

OTHER PRODUCTS


Along with various print options all of my artwork can be found on a wide range of other products. This is what I like to call breaking down the walls to owning art. If you are anything like me and find yourself frequently travelling, it is nice to have your favourite piece of art on display on a product that you will frequently use.
 

PHONE CASES


Available for Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxy mobile phones. Protect your phone with an impact-resistant, slim-profile, hard-shell case. Other styles are also available. The image is printed directly onto the case and wrapped around the edges for a beautiful presentation. Simply snap the case onto your phone for instant protection and direct access to all of the phone's features. Phone cases ship within 1-2 business days.

PHONE CHARGERS

 
Carrying an emergency phone charger is increasingly important. Battery life has diminished on mobile phones over the years. Now truly smartphones are the norm, many of us struggle to make a battery last a whole day and I frequently find myself on the search for a spare plug that has not been taken over by someone thinking the same thing.
 
The battery phone chargers are all you need when there is no power supply available. If you find that your phone or tablet is running low on power, all you need to do is to plug in your device to the chargers USB port and continue to use your device whilst it is being charged.
 
The chargers available through Pixels and available on this blog and on my artist site are built from quality materials. The chargers come in three different sizes, 2600mAh, 5200mAh, & 7800mAh.
 
A 7800mAh charger is worth the little extra. This charger will give you two full recharges of your smartphone or will recharge your tablet to 75% capacity. When the battery charger runs out of power, just plug it into the wall using the supplied cable (included), and it will recharge itself for your next use.
 
The dimensions of the chargers are: 2.50" W x 4.0" H x 0.80" and they ship within 1-2 business days.
 

T-SHIRTS


The T-Shirts supplied via Pixels and available on my websites and on this blog are all made from 100% pre-shrunk high quality cotton and are available in five different sizes and on a wide range of women’s, men’s and children’s styles. All of the T-Shirts are machine washable and ship within 1-2 business days.
 

THE TOTE BAG


The extended product range now includes two options of tote bag. Our weekender tote bags are chic and perfect for a day out on the town, a staycation, or a weekend getaway. The tote is crafted with soft, spun poly-poplin fabric and features double-stitched seams for added durability. The 1" thick cotton handles are perfect for carrying the bag by hand or over your shoulder.   This is a must-have for the summer and they ship within 2-3 business days. Spot clean or dry clean only.
 
The standard tote bags are made from soft, durable, poly-poplin fabric and include a 1" black strap for easy carrying on your shoulder.   All seams are double-stitched for added durability.   Each tote bag is machine-washable in cold water and is printed on both sides using the same image and ship within 2 - 3 business days.

CARRY ALL POUCH


Perhaps the perfect addition to our range of totes but can be used individually to provide style and elegance. Dress it up, dress it down, or use it to stay organized while you're on the go. Our carry-all pouches can do it all. They're crafted with 100% poly-poplin fabric, double-stitched at the seams for extra durability, and include a durable metal zipper for securing your valuables.
 
Our carry-all pouches are available in three different sizes and with two different bottom styles: regular and t-bottom. Spot clean or dry clean only and ships within 2 - 3 business days.
 

SHOWER CURTAINS


Our shower curtains are made from 100% polyester fabric and include 12 holes at the top of the curtain for simple hanging from your own shower curtain rings. The total dimensions of each shower curtain are 71" wide x 74" tall. Shower curtains ship within 2 - 3 business days.
 

LUXURY SOFT BEACH TOWELS


Our luxuriously soft beach towels are made from brushed microfiber with a 100% cotton back for extra absorption.   The top of the towel has the image printed on it, and the back is white cotton.   Our beach towels are available in two different sizes: beach towel (32" x 64") and beach sheet (37" x 74").
 
Don't let the fancy name confuse you... a beach sheet is just a large beach towel. Care instructions are machine wash cold and tumble dry with low heat. Beach towels ship within 1 - 2 business days.
 
If you are after something very special to take away with you this year then here it is. the towel that's taking the internet by storm.  
 

ROUND BEACH TOWELS


Our round beach towels are 60" in diameter and made from ultra-soft plush microfiber with a 100% cotton back. Perfect for a day at the beach, a picnic, an outdoor music festival, or just general home décor.
 
This versatile summer essential is this seasons MUST-HAVE!  With a huge 60" Diameter Not Including tassels. To care for your seasons hot accessory you can machine wash cold and tumble dry with low heat. These are currently shipping within 2 - 3 business days, but as summer hots up, so will demand!
 

DUVET COVERS


King duvet cover (104" x 88") featuring your chosen image. Our soft microfiber duvet covers are hand sewn and include a hidden zipper for easy washing and assembly. Your selected image is printed on the top surface with a soft white surface underneath. All duvet covers are machine washable with cold water and a mild detergent and ship within 2 - 3 business days.
 
Queen duvet cover (88" x 88") featuring your chosen image. Our soft microfiber duvet covers are hand sewn and include a hidden zipper for easy washing and assembly. Your selected image is printed on the top surface with a soft white surface underneath. All duvet covers are machine washable with cold water and a mild detergent and ship within 2 - 3 business days.
 
Full duvet cover (78" x 78") featuring your chosen image. Our soft microfiber duvet covers are hand sewn and include a hidden zipper for easy washing and assembly. Your selected image is printed on the top surface with a soft white surface underneath. All duvet covers are machine washable with cold water and a mild detergent, and ship within 2 - 3 business days.
 
Twin duvet cover (68" x 88") featuring your chosen image. Our soft microfiber duvet covers are hand sewn and include a hidden zipper for easy washing and assembly. Your selected image is printed on the top surface with a soft white surface underneath. All duvet covers are machine washable with cold water and a mild detergent, and ship within 2 - 3 business days.

THROW PILLOWS


These are some of the best quality throw pillows available. Our throw pillows are made from 100% spun polyester poplin fabric and add a stylish statement to any room. Pillows are available in sizes from 14" x 14" up to 26" x 26". Each pillow is printed on both sides (same image) and includes a concealed zipper and removable insert (if selected) for easy cleaning. Throw pillows ship within 2 - 3 business days.
 

GREETINGS CARDS


Not all greetings cards are created equal. Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100lb paper stock. What makes these cards special is that each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish.
 
The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving and they ship within 1 - 2 business days. What’s more you can save significantly when you purchase the multi-pack options.

RETURNS POLICY


Our return policy is very simple:
 
If you're not happy with a purchase that you made on FineArtAmerica.com, for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days of the order date.   As soon as it arrives, Fine Art America will issue a full refund for the entire purchase price.   Please note - Fine Art America does not reimburse the outgoing or return shipping charges unless the return is due to a defect in quality.
 
Fine Art America sells thousands of pieces of artwork each month - all with a 100% money-back guarantee. If you've hesitated to purchase artwork online in the past, why not give us a try? You have nothing to lose!
 

HOW I BENEFIT AS AN ARTIST


Without print on demand sites such as Pixels and Fine Art America (both part of the same group of companies), I really would not be able to create art or make it available for sale. Previously I would order a minimum number of prints whenever anyone wanted to buy a piecet of my artwork.
 
In the past I would need to order a minimum number of prints, the print runs would be expensive as I rarely ordered above the minimum threshold to place an order. More often than not I would barely cover the cost of the entire print run and would always need to sell at least 70% of the print run just to break even.
 
With Fine Art America and Pixels I now have the flexibility to offer my work on many more variations of media, and other products. Buyers select my artwork and the rest is handled by Fine Art America. That gives me more time to create new pieces of art, and hopefully spread a little joy. However, in the interests of full disclosure, selling art really is not easy for any artist.
 
On average I will spend between 40-50 hours per week producing art, running the blog and answering emails alongside my regular day job. In addition I run two successful Facebook groups, The Artist Exchange and The Artist Hangout. Combined, the membership is around 5,000 people who are either artists themselves, are art collectors or people who are genuinely interested in art.
 
Running the blog costs money every month in terms of financial input and time. Creating art, and administering the groups also takes a considerable amount of time and the cost of equipment to actually create anything is always becoming higher. The cost of a professional stylus for example is not insignificant.
 
With Print on Demand, I am able to fund this but barely! Any money I make goes on purchasing equipment and software, creating content, and supporting artists with advice and practical tips to sell their own art. The reason I do this is not because of the money, there is very little of that around, but it is because I really do believe in the arts and supporting those artists who have yet to be discovered or have yet to make their first sale through print on demand.
 
With competition from box-stores selling art prints at reduced prices, the competition for art sales has never been so competitive. Unlike the box-store art, Fine Art America and Pixels really does provide artists with a facility to produce exceptionally good quality art and other products, whereas the box-store offerings are nowhere near as good a quality.
 
When buying through Print on Demand sites you are supporting an artist directly. Box stores often sell generic stock images and the quality when side by side with the offerings from Fine Art America are apparent. If you had the choice of both at the same time, you would go with the Fine Art America print every time.
 
Often working with artist’s commissions that are just a little higher or around the same as two cups of coffee for the majority of prints that we sell, many artists including myself try to offer the best value that we can for those who continue to buy our work.
 
By supporting local and international artists through print on demand, it is you that makes it possible for us all to continue. So next time you are in a box store contemplating the lower quality piece that was mass produced, please do spare a moment of thought to consider supporting artists such as me and others by buying great quality work from Fine Art America and Pixels through our sites.

Remember if you need any help or assistance in choosing the correct framing and paper option, all you need to do is ask!

Now all you need to do is visit http://10-Mark-Taylor.pixels.com and choose your art!

Thank You!

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