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

Materials needed:
  • A cardboard tube adapted to the size of the artwork. The tube should not exceed the artwork more than 4 centimeters from it's short side. If the size exceeds, please contact us at to request suitable material
  • Acid-free paper
  • Plastic paper
  • 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 in plastic to protect it from moisture
    STEP 3: Place a layer of silk paper
    STEP 4: Carefully roll up the artwork by the short side and place it into the cardboard tube. Signed the certificate of authenticity and place it inside the envelope sent by Artig Gallery, accompanied by the invoice for the customer. Roll up the envelope and place it inside the tube.
    STEP 5: Close the tube without placing anything else inside and secure the bundle with tape.
    STEP 6:Print the UPS shipping label provided by Artig Gallery and place it prominently on the outside of the tube.
    STEP 7: Send us the final measurements of the package.

  • 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
    How to pack a tube

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