We provide a high-resolution scanning service using the latest Epson flatbed scanner, with an optical density of 3.8 DMax and 48-bit colour depth ensuring sharp and accurate scanning for full reproduction of the widest range of colours, even in shadow areas.

All types of art media can be scanned in fine detail - watercolour, oils, acrylics, photographs, canvases, charcoal drawings, pastel, pen and ink.

We scan up to A2 if artwork is flat and up to A3+ if on a frame. For larger sizes, please see our artwork photography service.

Your scans can be downloaded in tiff format up to 2GB. Beyond 2GB of data we can provide a free USB key if required.

Flatbed Scanning Charges inc. vat:

We can offer a 15% discount for 3 or more scans. Printed proofs are charged at £15, this includes reprinting, if necessary. Quotation for repackaging artwork for return by courier on request.

360 DPI - recommended for same size reproductions

A5 – £10

A4 – £15

A3 – £20

A2 – £35

1200 DPI - recommended for enlargements

A5 – £15

A4 – £25

A3 – £40

A2 – £70

Our scanning service includes:

- tone and colour balancing at our studio

- image archiving

- original and adjusted file

- print ready file

- artwork insurance included (see T&Cs)

- 2 to 4 day turnaround

- Same day turnaround by quotation

Our prices include all adjustments of the file to match the originals as closely as possible, as well as any minor removal of imperfections. There may be additional charges if lots of editing is required, but you will be notified of this before we start the process.

Scanning - by appointment

Please contact us if you would like a quotation, or to make an appointment to bring in your artwork. Alternatively you can send us your originals by following our guide here.

Reproductions of your scans

We specialise in giclee printing reproductions and can offer you a scanning and printing package to suit your budget. Please contact us for a quotation.