For years I’ve used Epson printers to print custom promotional materials in limited quantities.

Recently, we just finished printing posters for my Annual Open Studio Exhibit. I post them regionally to promote the exhibit and I sell a limited number of signed posters during the event.

Owning your own inkjet printer is like having your own offset press – only better. While each item takes longer to produce and costs more, the quality is better; resolution, color, and durability are exceptional. While this approach isn’t optimal for high volume production (thousands of copies), desktop printers are great for short runs. Because you don’t have to produce a large number of units to make a project cost effective (you don’t have to invest in the materials to produce a project or the time and space to warehouse a large inventory), inkjet printers make it possible to make certain things that might never have been made before.

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What do you use desktop printers to produce? Comment here.

Find out more about my Annual Open Studio Exhibit here.

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Find out about my digital printing workshop series The Fine Digital Print here.


  • Excellent point J.P. I have been doing the same thing for several years in promotion of my own work. In March I opened my own fine art gallery, http://www.gallery105.com, and produce all of the posters for the gallery on my Epson 2400 or 7880. I print 8×10 and 13×19 for both handouts and posters. It sure beats going to a printing company for small runs and I love the control it offers me over the final output.

    Scott

  • I was facing issue with my last printer. I have buy Brother Printer, it really works well.

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