Frequently Asked Questions


There are three types of products available.
1. An Original Painting by Anne Newman
2. A Digital Print of an Anne Newman Original Painting
3. A Photo Print of an Anne Newman Original Painting

All original paintings available for sale are done in oil on canvas. Acrylic paint is used sometimes to block out the painting under the oil. Occasionally gouache is used for highlighting. Derivan Matisse Structure paint is used on paintings with strong or detailed texture.

In the description of each painting there is a statement as to whether the painting is framed or not.

Boxframes are used for all framed paintings.

The size of the painting is stated in the description of the painting. If framed, the size includes the frame.

No. The drop down menu for the shopping cart will show if the original painting is for sale. A sold sign will also indicate if the painting has been sold. Some original paintings are in private collections and are not for sale.

The digital print is constructed from a photograph of the original painting which has been loaded onto the computer. Adjustments are made to get the print image as near as possible to the colours in the original painting. The image is printed on Arches 100% Cotton paper 185gsm using a seven inkjet printer. Each print is A4 in size.

Only 50 digital prints are run off for each original painting.

A photoprint is constructed in the same way as for a digital print but the final image is produced professionally to look like a photo. All photoprints are approximately 50cm x 60cm (20" x 24").

Only 50 photoprints are run off for each original painting.

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No. The dropdown shopping cart menu for each image will indicate whether a digital and/or photoprint is available for purchase.

The cost of purchasing an original painting includes insurance against loss whilst being shipping within Australia or overseas. Once the painting has been delivered the insurance cover lapses.

Packing and Shipping of an original painting to any destination within Australia is an additional $180.
Private arrangements can be made for a painting being delivered within the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne to avoid the packing and shipping cost.

Arrangements for paying for and shipping an original painting outside Australia can be made by emailing the artist: anewman@netspace.net.au

A quote will be sent for the total cost to ship the painting to the required destination. The quote will cover:
1. the cost of the painting (including insurance against loss in transit).
2. packing the painting
3. shipping the painting.

If an original painting is to be delivered outside Australia the cost of packing and shipping the painting will be quoted via email once the destination is established.

The painting can be returned to the artist Anne Newman at the expense of the purchaser.

Once the painting arrives back with the artist and given that it is in the same condition as when originally sent, a refund will be forwarded.

The total sum refuned will be the cost of the original painting minus 3% of the value of the painting to cover the insurance cost.

The original packing and shipping costs will not be refunded.

A digital print costs $5 to be sent ordinary mail.

Included in the purchase price of a digital print is the guarantee that if the print doesn't arrive in a satisfactory state then the print will be replaced at no further cost to the customer. Please note however that the damaged print must be returned to the artist Anne Newman as proof of damage before the new print will be sent.

A photo print will cost $20 to be sent within Australia. The print is sent registered mail in a cylinder.

Included in the purchase price of a photo print is the guarantee that if the print doesn't arrive in a satisfactory state then the print will be replaced at no further cost to the customer. Please note however that the damaged print must be returned to the artist Anne Newman as proof of damage before the new print will be sent.

Packing and shipping a digital print to a destination outside Australia costs an additional $10 Australian.

Packing and shipping a photoprint to a destination outside Australia costs an additional $50 Australian.