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The Business of Art

by zepplin153 | May 9th, 2017

How to Develop Collectors of your Art Work

Epson Head Cleaning and Nozzle Check

by zepplin153 | May 9th, 2017

A quick discussion about care: cleaning and checking nozzles on the Epson 9890. Also begging the question, “should I get one for myself?” This model is really designed for daily professional use.

Benefits of Digital Photo Restoration

by zepplin153 | May 5th, 2017

Looking for some photo restoration of old family shots or even old newspaper images? Maybe you have prints that have faded, been torn at the edges, or even shredded from broken glass….or a broken heart! Have no fear because we’ve got the solution. You know, before digital technology allowed for photo manipulation, it had to […]

The Perfect Storm: How the Weather Permanently Changed my Artwork

by zepplin153 | April 20th, 2017

by Michael Damico Sometime during my senior year at the University of Central Florida, I rented my first art studio in a nearby town called Eustis. I suppose it was late 2004 or early 2005. Even though I was an artist, the concept of an actual studio was new to me. It was a great […]

Learning Lessons Through Perseverance & Forgiveness

by zepplin153 | April 7th, 2017

by Michael Damico “What is it artists do?” And I mumbled something. “They do two things,” he said. “First, they admit they can’t straighten out the whole universe. And then second, they make at least one little part of it exactly as it should be. A block of clay, a square of canvas, a piece […]

Canvas Business Cards are Catchy!

by zepplin153 | April 6th, 2017

If you are an artist or photographer, then you understand the value of first impressions from your work. That includes your business cards. Have you come up with something original and creative to hand out? Something that grabs attention and makes the potential customer hesitate to throw it away? We have! We aren’t a sign […]

Art Reproductions: Is It Better to Scan or Photograph Images?

by zepplin153 | March 31st, 2017

Let’s make this easy and tell you the answer right up front: scanning is far superior! And if you’re confused about what we’re even talking about, here’s what we mean. You may have a piece of art or an old photo that you want us to copy for you. Maybe you want a canvas print, […]

Art Printing, Photo Printing, and So Much More!

by zepplin153 | March 24th, 2017

Did you know that we are the only local shop that does scanning, editing, printing, matting, mounting, and framing all at one location? Yep, that’s us! But today we want to focus on art printing in Franklin. And here’s the thing: you don’t have to be an artist to take advantage of these services. I […]

Art Printing: How to Get The Best Prints from a Photograph

by zepplin153 | March 3rd, 2017

Did you know that we offer art printing in Franklin, TN? Actually, we can print and ship your art anywhere you want us to. But what exactly do we mean when we talk about art printing? This refers to printing a photo, painting, or other kind of image, from a digital file. In other words, the digital […]

Portrait Painting (digital)

by zepplin153 | February 23rd, 2017

By Michael Damico Below is an example of a digital portrait painting. In terms of skill, this is no different than a traditional painting. I process digital portraits in my mind. I use skill-sets in the same way I work and build a painting from start to finish. There are very minute differences. However, with a digital […]

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