Anatomy of a Serigraph

Dora Aguero
July 20, 2022

The Components of Our Limited-Edition Serigraphs

If you’ve been hesitant about exploring limited-edition prints due to concerns about their fragility, we invite you to take a closer look at the components that make up our serigraphs. By understanding the materials and processes involved, you’ll see that investing in our limited-edition prints means acquiring a piece of art that will endure for years to come.

The Paper: Durability and Conservation

At The Americas Collection, we prioritize the longevity and preservation of our prints by using 100% cotton paper. Unlike wood fiber paper, cotton paper offers greater durability and resilience. When cotton fibers are beaten into pulp, they interlock to create a strong and flexible surface. This natural property of cotton paper allows our prints to have a longer lifespan, ensuring the ink remains vibrant and protected. By using high-quality cotton paper, we ensure that your serigraphs will withstand the test of time and retain their visual impact. Visit our graphics site here to explore our selection of serigraphs on 100% cotton paper.

The Ink: Archival Quality and Timeless Colors

We employ archival quality ink to produce our serigraphs. This type of ink is specially formulated to resist external factors such as light, dirt, and time. It offers superior color retention and ensures that our serigraphs age gracefully without compromising their vibrancy or integrity. With archival ink, your serigraphs will continue to captivate and inspire, maintaining their original beauty for years to come. Explore the enduring beauty of our serigraphs at our graphics site here.

The Master Printer: Skill and Attention to Detail

The expertise of our master printer is an integral part of the serigraph production process. While using the finest materials is important, the skill and knowledge of the printer are equally crucial. We are proud to work with a highly skilled master printer with over thirty years of experience. Their meticulous attention to detail and exceptional use of color ensure that each serigraph is crafted with precision and artistic excellence. They understand the nuances of the serigraph technique and bring out the best in each artwork, resulting in stunning and high-quality prints. Witness the exquisite craftsmanship of our serigraphs by visiting our graphics site here.

Investing in our limited-edition serigraphs means acquiring not only a piece of art but also a testament to quality and longevity. The combination of 100% cotton paper, archival ink, and the expertise of our master printer ensures that your serigraphs will endure for generations to come. Each print represents a unique and valuable addition to your collection, capturing the essence of the artist’s vision and preserving it with exceptional craftsmanship.

Anatomy Of A Serigraph
Anatomy Of A Serigraph
Anatomy Of A Serigraph
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