Caring for your print – a guide to long lasting beauty

So you’ve just acquired one of my stunning prints! Whether you bought it yourself or received it as a gift, you naturally want to keep it looking its best for years to come. Here are some simple tips to ensure your print thrives:

Handling with Care

  1. Two Hands are Best: When picking up your print, always use two hands. Support it by the edges to avoid any unnecessary bending or stress on the artwork.
  2. Hands Off the Surface: Resist the urge to touch the actual print surface with your fingers. Not only can this leave scratches, but the natural oils on your skin can damage the print over time.
  3. Received one of my mounted prints: Rest assured that all my mounts and backing boards are made from acid-free, archival materials. This ensures they won’t harm your print in the long run. Please keep the mount with the print – it stops the print from sticking to the glass. Note: I only offer mounted prints through my stockists or in person at markets.

Protecting from Light and the Elements

  1. Framing for the Future: For the ultimate protection against fading caused by UV light and ozone, consider framing your mounted print under glass or acrylic.
  2. Sun’s Not a Friend: Direct sunlight, or even very bright indirect sunlight, can be detrimental to your print. When displaying it, choose a location away from harsh light sources.
  3. Skip the Wall Pins: Avoid hanging or attaching unframed prints directly to your walls. The chemicals in wall paint, especially solvents, can damage the print and cause yellowing.

By following these simple guidelines, you can ensure your print continues to bring you joy for years to come. Happy displaying!

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me, email

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