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Blog posts December 2019

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High quality, fine arts, archival images output by inkjet printers - using premium inks and papers - are called Giclée (zhe-clay) prints by galleries and museums that display them.

Giclée is French for spray and was coined by a printmaker in the 1980s who did limited editions of art prints on co…

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We recommend that you treat your Giclée prints the same as any original piece of art so here are a few tips to ensure your prints last for many years to come:

  • Never allow liquids of any kind to come in contact with a print
  • Avoid touching the print surface
  • Only acid-free, archival material…

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Giclée printing is a process that uses fade-resistant, archival inks and archival substrates to print on large format printers.

Giclée printing is often used by artists to make reproductions of their original two-dimensional artwork, photographs or computer-generated art for resale while preserv…

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The Real Reason To Sell Giclees

 

The reason to sell giclees is to offer your work to a larger audience at a lower price than your originals. A second incentive is because it provides some semi-passive income to the artist.

 

Sold Prints Lead To Sales of Originals

 

Prints can a…

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If you’ve ever considered printing fine art prints, you’re sure to come across giclee prints as an option. Giclee printing is a printing process in which pigment-based inks are squirted onto the medium of choice. If you’ve seen a giclee print in person, you know that their beauty and brillianc…

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