21 November 2017, 4:35 pm
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Print Fine Art Photography
We love working with “BV” on all her projects and we really like her art. Blow Up prints Barbara Vaughn’s fine art photographs with archival inks on rag paper and on photo satin paper mounted to aluminum, mostly in very large sizes. She is represented by Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, and shows at Friesen Gallery in Sun Valley, Idaho. Her images are all photos of water reflections, but look like rich, abstract paintings. They are magnificent in person.
Fine Art Prints
Fletcher Benton is primarily known as a sculptor, but he also draws, paints and makes fine art prints. We printed these two art pieces of his on Arches paper with archival inks, in editions of 150 each. They are small but precious. And, we like them so much we wanted to share them on our site.
Dominique often has us scan her paintings so she has high-resolution digital files to use for all kinds of purposes. We occasionally make fine art prints for her, but she is primarily a painter. We love her and her work. Lunch soon?
We enjoy making large-format photographic prints on enhanced matte photo papers for Joe. He is a great guy and a great photographer. His western U.S. series is clever and worth seeking out on his website.
Scan and Print Paintings
As you can see from these examples, Rebecca is a refined painter with an incredible eye for detail. Her landscapes are wondrous and we always like her visits to the Lab. We scan her original paintings and make archival, fine art prints to her perfection/satisfaction. She often exclaims how much she likes and appreciates the results we produce from her art.
Roberto Soncin Gerometta
An old friend of the Blow Up Lab, Roberto is an exceptional photographer and we are always glad to see him. Please look at his museum show we printed for him, inside the “exhibitions” projects button on our website. You can see more of his powerful images there, as well as linking to his website directly here. He is a fantastic photographer and native Venetian… Ciao Roberto!!
Always a big smile on her face, Nicole is a good client as she always tells us how much she loves the Blow Up Lab. We mostly scan her original art works, which are incredible collages of ink drawings and exotic papers. We occasionally make prints of her collages, which are also rich and as beautiful as she is.
If you don’t know Jerry, you should. He is the most open, warm and friendly human being on the planet. We make archival ink and photo paper prints for him. He puts his heart and soul into everything he does, especially his photography. Check out his website and his new book.
For this unique project, Blow Up Lab collaborated with artist Heather Sparks who scanned her arm epidermis and enlarged it by 10,000 percent. We then printed with archival inks on acid-free paper 60 feet long on one sheet, laminated with high-gloss film and she rolled it into this amazing sculpture!
A painter of watercolors and oils, as well as an aerial photographer, Woody is an all-time favorite artist. We have scanned and made fine art prints of his work over the years, but also placed his original paintings in many collections. He is an incredible artist and we wish we saw him and his lovely wife Beverly (also a photographer) as much as we used to, in “the good ole” hiking days on Mount Tam.
Scan and Print Art
Although Valentin is primarily a painter, he is sometimes a print-maker. Blow Up Lab occasionally scans and prints his art, like an entire show on back-lit film of these unique, acetate prints and a small edition of archival, paper prints from paintings we scanned of the other 3 images shown here. You can see his original art works at Modernism Gallery in San Francisco or go to his website to also see his amazing project painting portraits of 100 Americans, which includes yours truly… Blow Up Lab Owners, Carol and Frank.
Scan and Print Paintings
A Southern France and Oakland resident, François is an oil pastels painter who uses a unique technique to create his “geometric” images, which he can explain better than we could… so please visit his website to learn more about his art application practices and theories which are based on “fractal syncretism”. You can see here how incredibly detailed his paintings are when completed. It takes him many months just to create one. Therefore, we often scan his original paintings and make fine art prints on canvas for his clients and exhibitions.
Scan and Print Historical Photographs
Tom Moulin, now in his 80s, is the 3rd generation of Moulin family photographers to keep the archives alive and well. His Welsh wife, Jean, manages the business and runs around town making it all happen. We are thrilled whenever Jean brings old negatives and glass plates for us to scan and print. Their images are so important and key to Bay Area history. They sell prints and usage rights to anyone who wants a piece of their incredibly well photographed, historical archives. Please check out their website and tell Jean I sent you!
Scan and Print Art
Blow Up Lab and George have collaborated on many projects. We have hired him to paint many murals for some of our projects and he sometimes hires us to scan and/or print some of his paintings for his projects. He has created some major, huge scale murals, both indoor and outdoor, as well as painted and produced awesome backdrops for rock concerts of the most famous musicians on tour. Check out his website for more data. You rock, George!
This feels like “cheating” since Frank is the Owner and master digital printer, scanner and all things photography at the Blow Up Lab, where he has made his primary career. But he was first, and always remains, a photographer. And, we lease him out for custom photo shoots, as needed by our clients, since he is happy photographing anything, anytime, anywhere. (Any excuse to own all that photographic equipment, eh Frank!)