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Blog posts October 2019

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Can I print giclee at home?
Giclee prints are not simply "good quality ink jet prints" - they are actually ink jet prints printed using 8-12 colors and printing at a very high quality with archival inks on special  archival paper. If your Epson, Canon or HP  can do that (and some can) t…

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What is the difference between a serigraph and a giclee?
What Is the Difference Between a Giclee and a Serigraph? Giclée and serigraph are types of high-quality graphic art prints. A giclée print is the archival quality version of a digital ink jet print. A serigraph is a print that is …

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How can you tell a Giclee from an original?
When examining a painting, run your hand along its surface. If the paint looks like it has seeped into the canvas, it is likely a Giclee. If, in contrast, the paint is resting atop the canvas – as if it has been applied and layered – it is likel…

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Giclée is a French word meaning 'a spray or a squirt of liquid'. The term 'giclée print' is used to describe the giclée printing process.

Giclée printing is essentially digital inkjet printing - using high quality pigment inks on archival grade paper. Giclée printing has quickly become a conve…

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Benefits of fine art giclee printing
for artwork reproduction.

Giclee printing (or Giclée) has become much more affordable now than it once was. The main benefit is that you the artist or photographer is in full control of how many prints you have printed at any time, helping to fully manage you…

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