How can I become a member of the PH Prints Gallery?
If you are an existing and new Fine Art client working with PH Media, you will automatically be eligible for PH Prints Gallery membership.
You will need to create an account on the PH Media gallery
This can be done by clicking here
What do I need to supply?
A. Brief Biography, max of 300 words
B. Including picture of yourself.
C. Paintings/Artwork description, max 100 words per item, to include paper type your print will be produced on. Be as specific as you can while completing the details of your painting, limited editions etc. Including if the original is available for sale.
D. Size options, there are four, ranging from A1 to A4, you don’t have to opt for all of them, choose a single size if you want.
E. Prices you want to sell your prints, this will be dependent upon the paper you will be using, please fill in the prices you want to sell your prints for.
How much does it cost to become a member of the PH Prints Gallery?
£55.00 for 12 months standard membership.
Are there are other costs?
PH Prints will deduct 20% from the print sales of your on-line gallery, commission is applied to the final price of the prints sold only, and not to your applied to packaging and postage charges, plus any applicable VAT costs.
How many different prints can I sell on my Gallery page?
A maximum of six art pieces uploaded by us onto the Gallery, during the 12-month Standard membership, unless you subscribe to the extra options A and B below.
What other options are available extra to the £55.00 standard membership?
‘Twenty’ option A – Up to 20 different prints, £25.00 for 12 months.
‘Framing’ option B – Framing stretched canvas and mounts, £25.00 for 12 months membership.
How do I renew my membership?
You will be sent a reminder via e-mail before your membership expires with the option of renewing for another 12 months.
What delivery options can I give my customers?
Delivery is available to UK, EUR and ROW, with standard membership, EUR and ROW prices on application.
Framing and mount options have UK prices, EUR and ROW, prices on application.
How quickly will my orders be despatched?
PH Prints will aim to complete your gallery print orders in 4-7 working days. EUR & ROW orders 7-14 working days once postal costs have been agreed with the buyer.
Framing stretched canvas and mounts, UK 7-10 working days, EUR & ROW 10-14 days, we will inform you of any potential delays or difficulties as soon as we become aware of them.
How will you pack my prints?
Prints are posted flat wrapped in acid free tissue paper with 3mm card either side and then into a durable box. A1 wrapped in acid free tissue paper and bubble wrap and placed in a tube. We can also include Certificates and stationery supplied by yourselves if required.
How and when will I get paid?
Balance of sales after 20% commission deductions will be sent to you 30 days after the month the order was completed in.
How will you transform my art into Quality Fine art prints?
We will transform your artwork into Museum quality and Fine Art Giclée Prints. Through our sophisticated multi-level A2 3D scanner, scanning textiles and artwork up to 8mm relief – the only one in the South-West.
What is a Museum grade print?
All prints produced at PH Media are Museum Grade quality and Fine Art Giclée prints, using wide gamut state-of-the-art Epson Stylus Pro large format 10 colour printer which uses Ultra Chrome HDR & HDX pigment inks. All our prints are output using the finest digital museum grade fine art paper by Hahnemühle. Each print is individually quality checked before dispatch. PHM also produce Fine Art prints using Permajet papers, all of this combined gives you a museum grade Giclée print. improved colour accuracy, depth of colour and ensure a faithful reproduction of the original. Colours are considerably more vivid and saturated than C-Type or digital offset, due to the brighter pigmentation of the inks used.
Giclée printing is classed as archival, outlasting a lithograph or any other colour-processed prints in terms of longevity. Because Giclée prints have this archival quality, they are widely accepted by art buyers, galleries and museums as collectable pieces.
What do the words Giclee print mean?
The word Giclée (“g-clay”), is derived from the French verb gicler meaning “to squirt or spray”, Giclee, is used to describe a fine art digital printing process combining pigment-based inks with high quality archival quality paper to achieve Giclée prints of superior archival quality, light fastness and stability.
What papers are available?
Paper we use to produce prints currently will be selected from either Hahnemühle or Permajet, both of which are museum grade papers.
Minimum weight of substrate of 250gsm.
Can I sell my originals on my Gallery page?
Yes, you will need to include this information in the description box of your art piece.
What is the Fine Art Guild and ArtSure accreditation?
PH Prints are members of the Fine Art Trade Arts Guild and ArtSure. Our mantra is to maintain the highest standards of integrity in all transactions with our clients. Each print that we produce is finished to the Guild Print Standard.
ArtSure also offers traceability of print editions, through an on-line database. In 2015 the Fine Art Trade Guild launched its ArtSureTM scheme to help creators of digital fine art prints to promote their adherence to the standards in a new way. The ArtSure logo and branding can be used on and with prints created by or for an ArtSure member that meet the standard and are registered on the ArtSure database. It can also be used by a printer, manufacturer or publisher of open edition unregistered prints in supporting marketing materials.
Do you produce anything else connected with fine art?
Yes we do, Business cards, Fine Art Cards with envelopes, Certificates for limited editions, emboss punch, Bespoke Tissue paper and tape.
A PH Prints Gallery Member is defined as the Artist, a person who created the original artwork, has the right to sell the artwork, and is selling the artwork via the PH Media website.
Is defined as the person who has made a purchase on the PH Media website through an online payment.
Content is defined as data, text, images, usernames, graphics, photos, paintings, drawings, artworks, profiles or links or any other information whatsoever that is posted by PH Media or a member of the PH Prints Gallery.
Copyright protects the original expression of ideas, not the ideas themselves. It is free and automatically safeguards your original works of art from copying and certain other uses.
Original is defined as a primary and original work, as opposed to any copy, reproduction or imitation. Copies and reproductions are not considered original for the purposes of these terms and conditions. Prints (photography and electronically altered works must be approved by PH Media before listing). Copyright must belong to the creator of an artwork in order for it to be considered original.
Limited editions must be numbered and signed by the artist.
Artists wishing to register print editions must be members of the Fine Art Trade Guild and participants in ArtSure. PH Media being an Art Guild member can do this on your behalf, contact PH Media for further information, e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital fine art prints will be printed on demand, but the total limited-edition quantity must not exceed the quantity declared.
The following information should be included in the registration: substrate and production method.
The Fine Art Guild recommends that limited edition quantities are kept below 850, including artists’ proofs, worldwide. The Artist promises not to exceed the agreed print run.
The Artist agrees that no previous reproductions have been made and that neither he nor his heirs will allow an image to be published again.
No part or whole of a print published as limited edition should be reproduced in any other form anywhere in the world, except for the sole purpose of promotion, eg in a brochure, sales literature or in a book.
Specific documentation i.e. a Certificate, with full disclosure should accompany any print described as limited edition.