How to Post a Large Canvas Painting?

  1. Cover your entire canvas with packing paper, taping it so that no part of the canvas is exposed.
  2. Wrap the whole canvas in a couple layers of bubble wrap and tape it so that it stays in place.
  3. If you have any more room, tape on another layer of foam sheets for additional protection.

How do I mail a large painting?

Instead of packing peanuts, always use bubble wrap to pack paintings. Large, 1” bubble wrap is typically recommended. Not lining your painting before wrapping in bubble wrap. If bubble wrap comes into direct contact with the surface of your painting, it may stick to the varnish and leave an imprint.

How can I mail a painting safely?

How to Package a Painting and Send It in the Mail

How do I send a painting through the post UK?

Use strong packaging tape to secure the protective cardboard in place. This creates a secure ‘inner box’ for your picture/painting or drawing. Before packaging your artwork, wrap your cardboard protected artwork in several layers of bubble wrap for added protection.

How do you pack a canvas painting for posting?

The very first thing you should do when preparing your artwork for shipping is to wrap it in a sheet of thin plastic. This plastic will protect your canvas from moisture which can affect the quality of the print; it will also prevent anything from sticking to the canvas during transit.

How do I ship a large watercolor painting?

Place a cardboard backing that’s the same size (or slightly larger) than your painting into a sealable plastic bag. (The bag should only be slightly larger than the backing.) Insert the painting in front of the backing. Seal the bag tight so moisture doesn’t penetrate your bag.

How do you wrap a painting that has been sold?

  1. Make Sure The Painting Is Actually Finished.
  2. Arrange Postal Insurance If Needed.
  3. Supplies Required.
  4. Baking Paper To Protect The Surface.
  5. Bubble Wrap Around The Painting.
  6. Place The Painting In The Box.
  7. Make The Painting Secure.
  8. Insert A Letter Of Thanks And Certificate Of Authenticity.

Can I wrap my acrylic painting with parchment paper?

Mixed media and acrylic paintings

However, if it comes to a small artwork, you can wrap it in parchment paper that does not stick to the surface and then add a second layer of bubble wrap to protect it in transit. Seal everything with the tape.

How do you move a canvas painting?

  1. Match the Artwork With Appropriately Sized Boxes. Sort your artwork according to size.
  2. Mark Glass With an ‘X’
  3. Protect the Artwork’s Face.
  4. Wrap Artwork With Paper and Bubble Wrap.
  5. Test Movement.
  6. Seal the Box Thoroughly.
  7. Mark the Box With Contents and Descriptor.
  8. Position the Boxes in the Truck.

Can you send picture frames in the mail?

The frame should fit snug in the box with little room to move. We recommend using a box or shipping container that leaves a few inches of space on each end. This gives the corners of the frame more protection if the box is dropped or mishandled.

How do you courier a painting?

  1. Flat Packing. In flat packing, the artwork is wrapped in butter paper, secured onto two pieces of hardboard, bubble wrapped and packed in cardboard. A rigid container or a crate is not used.
  2. Tube Packing. This type of packaging is when the artwork is carefully rolled onto a pipe.
  3. Crating.

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