Are foils worth it?

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Guitarguy51
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Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:12 am

I have never really seen a foil print in person and saw this https://spoke-art.com/products/ise-anan ... evangelion which i really wanted to get. Also saw a listing with the foil for a decent price but not sure I wanna pay that much extra unless it's really worth it.
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Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:21 pm

Depends of what you mean by worth it. If you like the image in foil it is worth in. The other side of the coin is whether a foil means you can flip it for more money. From a production standpoint, the Modes of Transportation foil I have is just ok but the Sperry foils are much cooler.
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Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:47 am

generally, foils detract from image
not add
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Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:28 am

Besides detracting from the original image, I feel they are easier to scratch and damage.

I don't even like rolling them in on themselves to put in a tube.

Have the foil papers gotten better lately?

I just remember some of the older foils I have gotten, being very stiff and tend to scratch easy.

If you like the image, it doesn't break the bank, can afford to frame it and the wife likes it....... I say go for it!
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