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How do you store a lithograph?
Last Updated: 1st May, 2020
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Thereof, how do you store prints and paintings?
How to Properly Store Paintings and Artwork
- Framed art pieces: Wrap the artwork tightly with a storageblanket or bubble wrap and then use packing tape to seal them.
- Unframed art pieces: Use a sheet of silicone release paper tocover the front of the canvas and then wrap using glassinepaper.
- Read on for more information on packing your artwork.
how do you store art safely? Lay on flat surface – For long termstorage, you should place your artwork on acid freeboards or paper and then lay on a flat surface. Cover the paintings– Always use a clean piece of cloth to entirely cover yourartwork. This will keep away dust and dirt fromcollecting on the surface.
In this way, are lithographs worth anything?
A lithograph print is more affordable but stillcarries a tag of exclusivity, quality and value as there isalmost certainly not going to be many copies. It's not somethingthat is mass produced. It is not a reproduction and potentially anoriginal lithograph is going to demand higherprices.
How do you tell the difference between a lithograph and a print?
Run your finger along the line where ink meets thepaper. Feel how thickly the ink is laid on the paper. On a offsetlithography print, the ink will not be raised from thepaper. But in handmade, wood block, silkscreen orletterpress lithography printing techniques, the ink will beslightly raised.