F.A.Q.


What is a 1st Art Club Reproduction?
Why are 1st Art Club Reproductions better than other Reproductions?
How close are 1st Art Club Reproductions to the Original?
Will 1st Art Club produce paintings in other sizes than those that are available?
Does 1st Art Club custom paint paintings not shown on this site?
Can I order my painting framed?
Are the 8″ x 10″ and 12″ x 16″ framed paintings real oil paintings?
How long will it take for 1st Art Club to process my order?
Is ordering online safe?
Is shipping really free? Do you ship worldwide? What are the shipping costs?
Does 1st Art Club offer a money back guarantee?
What if I have some questions that are not answered here?

What is a 1st Art Club Reproduction?

All of our Reproductions are accurate copies of the original works of art hand-drawn and hand-painted on the very best canvas by our group of secured Master Painters and talented Artists.

Why are 1st Art Club Reproductions better than other Reproductions?
The Artists retained by us are degreed specialist painters that have made a life time study of their chosen subject. We insist that our Artists only use the very best materials for their paintings, even mixing their own pigments and color compounds in order to achieve authenticity of color and texture. No mechanical processes are utilized by our Artists; sketches are done by hand in charcoal and paint applied totally by hand on primed canvas. Beware! Some Reproductions offered on the internet are not totally hand painted. Some companies use technicians that utilize projected images or over painted foils that would fool all but the most knowledgeable and discerning of customer

How close are 1st Art Club Reproductions to the Original?
No one can copy 100% of any painting, it is impossible! 1st Art Club’s aim is to produce paintings that are accurate to the degree that the difference between our Reproduction and the original is only visible on very close inspection. Our aim is not to mislead anyone into believing that our paintings are originals, that would be fraud. We will reproduce a painting that shines with the essence and majesty of the original that will bring beauty to any room that displays it.

Will 1st Art Club paint paintings in other sizes than those that are available?Yes, on every painting you will see an Other – Custom Size button at the bottom on the individual painting page. Click that button and it will take you to our contact page where you can email our office with your size preferences and we will send you a bid within 24 hours .
Does 1st Art Club custom paint paintings not shown on this site?
Yes, if you don’t see the painting you desire then send us a quality .jpg format picture (if possible) by email of the painting along with the size and we can have one of our artists paint it for you once the order has been processed. Be sure to see our Custom Painting Area for more information and ordering instructions for paintings not in stock.

Can I order my painting framed?
YES! Choose a favorite frame that will make your painting a masterpiece, PLUS get the stretching FOR FREE! Our frames are of the highest quality solid wood, selected specifically to match our paintings. When in any individual painting page select the size you desire and the available frames will appear. Click on any frame and it will frame it for you. You can then purchase it with or without a frame.

Are the 8″ x 10″ and 12″ x 16″ framed paintings real oil paintings?
Yes, they are hand painted on a special type of art board by an artist and then framed. The frames are specially made for these paintings. You can select any painting, chose the size you desire and then which frame you would like to have that painting in. Your framed painting will be sent to you ready to be hung on your wall.
How long will it take for 1st Art Club to process my order?
In Stock products ship within 24 hours or the next business day from the time of purchase.
Inventory paintings (not in stock) ship within 14 days from time of purchase.
Custom Ordered paintings ship within 4 weeks from the time of purchase.

Is ordering online safe?
In today’s commerce, online shopping is becoming more and more popular. In this climate, it is highly important that you, the shopper, will receive the utmost payment security. We have chosen Card Services International to handle all of our credit card processing transactions. CSI handles many of the biggest and best companies in the USA.

Is shipping really free?
Yes, shipping is free on all our art products in the continental USA.

Do you ship worldwide?
Yes, but only paintings (unframed) will be shipped outside the continental USA.

What are your shipping costs (paintings only) outside of the continental st1:country-region>USA?
Alaska/Hawaii 1-10 ptgs..$18, $20, $22, $23, $25, $26, $27, $29, $30, $32
Canada 1-10 paintings…..$28, $31, $35, $37, $39, $41, $43, $45, $47, $50
Europe 1-10 paintings……$38, $43, $49, $54, $60, $64, $67, $71, $73, $76
Mid. East 1-10 paintings..$46, $58, $66, $74, $82, $90, $97, $100, $103, $109
Aust/N Zealand 1-10 ptgs.$38, $40, $45, $50, $54, $59, $63, $67, $71, $76
Asia 1-10 paintings……….$35, $40, $45, $50, $55, $60, $65, $70, $75, $80
Mexico 1-10 paintings……$37, $45, $51, $57, $63, $68, $72, $76, $80, $84
Caribbean/Central/South
America 1-10 paintings….$33, $40, $47, $54, $60, $67, $71, $78, $85, $92
Africa 1-10 paintings…….$64, $74, $84, $93, $102, $108, $115, $123, $131, $140

Note: Shipping charges will be be added in Shopping Cart Checkout for your region of the world.

Does 1st Art Club offer a money back guarantee?

Yes, if for any reason you are not happy with our products after you have received them, you have 7 days to examine them before returning them in the same condition that they were received for a refund. Please contact us before returning any item.
Refunds:
All refunds less shipping and handling charges will be credited back to the Credit Card, Paypal Account or Checking Account that you used to purchase the items, once the product that you purchased has been returned to us in the same condition that you received it.
Damage: You must also report any damage of art products received within 48 hours of arrival.

What if I have some questions that are not answered here?
That’s OK just go to our “Contact” page and you will find many ways you can communicate with us. Ask Away! We will be happy to hear from you.