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It's All About the Ebb and Flow of Shipping

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It's All About the Ebb and Flow of Shipping

There's seldom any downtime in this process, but the rewards of seeing multiple boxes heading out to make children happy makes the entire process well worth it.

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Thank you! Miigwetch! Art for Aid Update August 2020 – Message from Colleen Gray

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Thank you! Miigwetch! Art for Aid Update August 2020 – Message from Colleen Gray

The art supply collection drive from July 29-Aug 19 for the fall shipments to remote Indigenous schools has come to a successful close. We are now focussing on getting all the collected supplies sorted and prepared for shipping. Still want to donate? You’ll soon have another chance to donate supplies. Art for Aid collects art supplies up to the middle of May each year. We will soon be announcing the next collection dates.

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The Art For Aid Project in 2020 - What we have done. What we will do.

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The Art For Aid Project in 2020 - What we have done. What we will do.

This good work is making a difference in helping Indigenous students enjoy and explore art. 

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The Importance of Your Signature and the COA

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The Importance of Your Signature and the COA

Are you an artist? The Certificate of Authenticity and your artist's signature are two very important elements in selling your artwork.

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What is an Archival Quality Print?

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What is an Archival Quality Print?

The Art For Aid Project only sells archival quality prints, but why?
The term “archival print” is the term used to describe fine art reproductions of museum quality. Using the finest quality papers and inks designed to resist colour fading, paintings are reproduced using a fine art printer with exceptionally high resolution. The end result of this process means that the artwork is 200 years light-fast (will not fade when properly displayed out of the direct impact of the sun). The paper used should be pH neutral, and the ink is pigment ink.

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