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HOW TO PACK AN ART WORK SAFELY IN A CARDBOARD BOX

A good presentation of the artwork and its packaging affects directly the reputation of the artist and his work to the customer. For this reason, we recommend to follow our instructions for a safe shipment .

The carrier has the right to refuse picking up the package in case of an improper packaging and is not responsible for any damage that may result from it.
If you have any questions or you need packaging material, please contact us by sending an email to artist@artiggallery.com.

Materials needed:
  • A triple wall cardboard box fully adapted to the size of the artwork. The box should not exceed the artwork by more than 8 centimeters. If the size exceeds, please contact us at artist@artiggallery.com to request suitable material
  • Acid-free paper
  • Bubble wrap
  • 4 cardboard or foam corner edges to protect the corners of the artwork
  • Two pieces of DM wood or paperboard
  • Silk paper
  • Scotch tape
  • Cutter or scissors

  • Add shipping documents:
  • Certificate of authenticity signed by the artist: sent by Artig Gallery through postal mail
  • Invoice for the customer. Sent by Artig Gallery through postal mail
  • Printed shipping label (If sent by UPS)

  • Packing instructions
    STEP 1: Place the artwork on a hard, smooth and clean surface. Wrap it up with with acid-free paper to prevent pigment damage
    STEP 2: Wrap the package, at least two times, in bubble wrap to protect it from moisture and damage
    STEP 3: Protect the corners of the artwork by placing a protective cardboard or foam edge at each corner of the package, secure it with adhesive tape.
    STEP 4: For stability and additional protection place each side of the artwork with a piece of MDF or paperboard bigger than the size of the work. Set the package with tape
    STEP 5: Wrap the package with a layer of silk paper and place the secure artwork inside the triple wall cardboard box
    STEP 6: Fill the empty spaces of the box with bubble wrap to prevent movement during transportation
    STEP 7: Sign the certificate of authenticity and place it inside the envelope sent by Artig Gallery, accompanied by the customer's invoice. Insert the envelope before closing the box above the artwork
    STEP 8: Close the box and secure it with tape. Print the UPS shipping label provided by Artig Gallery and place it prominently on the outside of the box
    STEP 9: Send us the final measurements of the package


    IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • If the outer side of the tube has a drawing or a printed paper wrap, place a brown cardboard paper around it to give a homogeneous image.
  • Prior to shipping, please send us a photograph of the package. This step is important in terms of insurance.
  • If at the time of the collection the tube does not comply with the measures previously reported, the artist must assume the additional shipping cost .
  • For your own safety, do not write any information or contact details in the outer side of the package
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    How to pack a box
     

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