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How to Make The Best Prints from Photo Files

Printing Guide
Have you recently purchased our vehicle prints? From downloading to printing and framing this is your guide to make the best prints from Photo Files
Exciting news!
April 4th, 2021. We have begun to make all The Magic Crayons Artwork available as download files for printing. With several hundred images available this will take while. If there are any that you would like me to prioritize please type the name into Live Chat, on the bottom right of this page.
Boats and Ships
Other Vehicles
• More soon and on request

Print Files - The Magic Crayons

All individual print downloads from The Magic Crayons Gift Store come with SEVEN high-resolution professional image files at 300-dpi, zipped and ready for printing in the following sizes
• 1x1 ratio file for printing small to large square prints
• 2x3 ratio file for printing - 4"x6", 6"x9", 8"x12", 10"x15", 12"x18", 16"x24", 20"x30", 24”x36”, 60x90cm
• 3x4 ratio file for printing - 6"x8", 9"x12", 12"x16", 18"x24”, 45x60cm
• 4x5 ratio file for printing - 4"x5", 8"x10", 16"x20", 40x50cm
• 5x7 ratio file for printing - 5"x7", 50x70cm
• 11x14 file for printing - 11"x14"
• 59.4cm x 84.1cm metric ratio file for printing A6, A5, A4, A3, A2, A1

Home Printing Paper - Amazon

• I recommend choosing a heavyweight matte photo paper 200-350 gsm or cardstock paper

Best Selling Printers - Amazon

Best Selling Amazon Printers

Local Printing Shop

• USB Stick
• Each of our prints is supplied with seven files and is typically less than xGB.
• USB Sticks are no longer made that small… 8GB was the smallest I could find.
• They are physically small! Be sure not to loose it on the way to the store or in your pocket
• I recommend a cap-less water-proof USB stick on a keychain to be sensible, or something cheap and cute

Professional Printing - Mimeo

Special offers from The Magic Crayons & Mimeo

Buying again from Mimeo?
• Spring Sale with Mimeo Photos! 25% OFF Sitewide with Promo Code SPRING25 when placed through - SHOP NOW!

Printing Options
• Canvas Prints, Acrylic Prints, Framed Prints - Wall Decor starting at $34.99. SHOP NOW!

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Photo Frames - Amazon

There are many incredible frames available. However, there are some important points to consider before your purchase a print frame:
• Avoid hanging in direct sunlight as this may lead to color fading
• An inner card frame (mat)
• Glass protects your artwork from fingers and dust. Can be reflective from certain angles
• Museum Glass
• Glass strength
• Tempered glass
• UV protection
• Moisture proof, anti corrosion
The frame below is available with up to 14 openings for 4x6 prints!

The Magic Crayons Etsy Store

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