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ARTWORK SCANNING (Image Capture)

$50.00

We offer Fine Art Scanning service with our large format scanner that is specifically designed for professional archiving and reproduction of works of art -- like oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, charcoal and pastel drawings, mixed media collages and antique works of art, with or without frames, gently and in high resolution. 

Why you need a professional high-resolution scan of your artwork?
  • For creating very high quality fine art prints, private catalogs, websites, apparel, licensing and more!
  • High quality replica production of artwork for sale in auction houses
  • Preservation of artwork as special collections in museums
  • Industrial quality control of textured heavy, thick or wet material
  • Presentation of other material in public and/or private catalogs, websites
  • Scanning artwork for display as a security, anti-theft measure

  • The following fees are LOWERED TO MAKE IT MORE AFFORDABLE for artists to digitize their artworks:

      Up to size in inches
      (width or height, whichever side is larger):

      Example Dimensions

      Scanning Fee

      Small = up to 12 inches

      10”x10”

      $50 each

      Med = up to 24 inches

      30”x24”

      $75 each

      Large = larger than 24 inches (maximum is 60”x32” image surface to be scanned)

      60"x32"

      $150 each

       How it Works:

      • Original artwork is moved under the scanner’s CCD camera elements completely contact free, protecting the art from any damage and making it possible to scan a painting that is still wet, as long as it is framed or the sides are dry enough to place the artwork on the scanning bed
      • CONTACT-FREE SCANNING OF FRAGILE MATERIAL OR EVEN WET ARTWORK
      • SCANS UP TO 914 X 1524 MM / 36 X 60 INCHES WIDE
      • MAXIMUM SCAN HEIGHT OF 100 MM / 4 INCHES
      • DOCUMENT THICKNESS OF 200 MM / 8 INCHES
      • FASTEST COLOR SCANNING AT 42.2 MM/S / 1.66 INCH/S @ 300 DPI
      • FASTEST 3D TEXTURE COLOR SCANNING AT 21.1 MM/S / 0.83 INCH/S @ 300DPI
      • 600 x 600 DPI OPTICAL RESOLUTION
      • CAPTURES 3D SURFACES, TEXTURES OF VARIOUS MATERIALS
      • CONTACT-FREE SCANNING (IMAGE CAPTURE) OF FRAGILE MATERIAL OR EVEN WET ARTWORK
      • Output formats: PDF, PDF/A, JPEG, TIFF, PNM, multipage PDF and TIFF, DICOM and many more Authenticity of colors

      Intended for:

      • Museums, Galleries, Exhibitions
      • Copy Services, Reprographics
      • Government, Archives, Special Collections
      • Universities, Libraries, Fine Art Owners
      • Textile, Floor Cover and Building material industries nor exclusive, there are more markets and applications than listed and it should be taken only as a general guideline.

        Please call 408-623-7524 or complete the "contact us" form so we may discuss your needs and set up an appointment.

        September 13, 2019 Update: The following fees are LOWERED TO MAKE IT MORE AFFORDABLE for artists to digitize their artworks. All previous discount offers are now included in the price list below. 

        Our scanning fees are calculated based on the size of the original artwork surface (image to be scanned) as follows:

          Up to size in inches
          (width or height, whichever side is larger):

          Example Dimensions

          Scanning Fee

          Small = up to 12 inches

          10”x10”

          $50 each

          Med = up to 24 inches

          30”x24”

          $75 each

          Large = larger than 24 inches (maximum is 60”x32” image surface to be scanned)

          60"x32"

          $150 each

          Please contact us to discuss your needs and make an appointment.

          What's included in the scanning fees as listed above:

          We provide you with (2) two versions of your scanned image:
          (1) Untouched (unedited) high-resolution file;
          (2) Enhanced (edited) high-resolution file that has been enhanced for brightness, contrast and 3D light -- using the scanner's built-in virtual scan software
          • All scans are proofed with you in person during your appointment
          • Scan delivered via a dropbox folder (up to 30 days), and/or via client collection with USB thumb drive


          Additional services will incur additional costs

          • PRINTING is a separate service. Call 408-623-7524 for a quote
          • Retouching work to include borders/margins, remove backgrounds and maintain the natural edges of artwork. ($25.00 per each scanned image)
          • Creation of smaller files for web optimization ($25.00 per each scanned image)
          • Professional Consultation assistance regarding eCommerce/website development, Art & Brand Licensing, or how to order fine art prints (Giclée) of your scanned artwork ($50.00 per each hour for consultation)

          Services NOT included

          • Retouching work to alter the content or to remove defects in the work
          • Pick-up and delivery not provided
          • Permanent or long-term storage or repository of your image in our dropbox cloud storage system

          Contact Us or Call (408) 623-7524 to Make an Appointment

          Jocelyn Cruz Art
          Java Studios -- Suite G2
          252 Java Street Brooklyn, NY 111222

          We cannot scan, photograph or print any work that infringes upon the copyright of an artist or copyright holder of that work. If you are not the artist or copyright holder then we will ask you for written confirmation that they gave you permission to create a reproduction of their work.

          A work that is no longer copyright protected is considered to be 'in the public domain'. It should be noted, however, that photographs of works of art in the public domain may themselves be copyrighted and will likely require a license for publication, even though the public domain works which are the subject of the photos are no longer protected.” — The Artist’s Rights Society

          For further information on copyright please see this document or this page.

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