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Blog posts August 2019

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Does Giclee have texture?
Giclee is a French term which means to spray ink and is pronounced "jee-clay". Giclee prints can be done on a variety of materials. ... While the giclee print is an excellent reproduction of the original painting, my giclee prints do not have the raised texture t…

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Is a giclee print better?
While Giclee prints are more costly to produce compared to the commonly used four-color offset lithography process, a higher print quality is not the only benefit. The turnaround time on an inkjet print is faster and the artist often has more control over the out…

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Are giclee prints worth it?
It appreciates in value.
Because of it's high quality and relative rarity, a limited edition giclee is valuable from it's initial printing. But these giclee prints also become more valuable over time as the artist gains more and more recognition and the edit…

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The word Giclée (“g-clay”), is derived from the French verb gicler meaning “to squirt or spray”, Giclée, is used to describe a fine art digital printing process combining pigment based inks with high quality archival quality paper to achieve an inkjet print of superior archival quality, li…

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Giclee printing process uses fade resistance, archival inks and archival subsctract to print large format printing. Basically used by artists to make two dimensional artwork for resale while preserving the original one. A poster is a large format printed paper designed to attached to a wall or verti…

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