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Re: [BKARTS] printing picture book

On 1/17/03 6:44 AM, "Kevin Driedger" <ksdriedger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Greeting,
> I've been asked to create (layout/print/bind/box) a book which will consist
> largely of digital images. I've done several books before but they've been
> all-text and I've printed them on my inkjet. I've been satisfied with the
> result on my older Epson, being aware of some of the instabilities inherent
> in an inkjet documet.
> With this book I'm hoping for a more "archival" or stable product. This will
> be a relatively short book with only one copy being produced and money is
> not really an issue. I'm not about to buy a wonderful new printer but I am
> willing to pay what it costs to have it printed well.
> What advice does the communal wisdom have for me? How would you tackle such
> a commission?
> Kevin Driedger
> Lansing, Michigan
>Hi Kevin; I have used only Epsons for the last 6 years.  It is my understanding
that using cretin papers and inks in combination make thing relatively
archival (25-35 years or longing depending).  I would contact
www.digitalartsupplies.com and check with them. Regards, Syd Gelbwaks

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