Museum quality Giclée reproduction are difficult to distinct from the original. The dot-pattern of these prints is invisible to the naked eye. Under extreme magnification the print quality could be seen to be the equivalent of very finest printing. And the artist responsible for achieving perfect tonal balance and color fidelity in these fine-art reproductions is the same artist who created these qualities in the first place. These are among the most accurate, most archival prints available.
Numerous examples of giclee prints can be found in New York City at Metropoliyan Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and Chelsea Galleries. Recent auctions of giclee prints have fetched $ 10,800 for Annie Leibovitz $9,600 for Chuck Close, and $22,800 for Wolfgang Tillmans.
Frequently asked questions
1. What is Giclée ?
The word giclee ( zhee-clay)is associate with fine art reproduction process and the product of the process which is based on digital technology. Giclee is a french word meaning "to squirt or spurt " The Giclee printer squirts over 4 million microscopic droplets of link per second onto canvas or paper.
Giclee print is a superior quality reproduction which become most popular in the past decade. Aloso read history of Giclee
2. What is the advantage of Giclee prints comparing to other fine art reproduction techniques?
Giclee printer use archival inks which make the archival products of giclees much higher than lithography or silkscreen prints. pigmented inks we live their visual quality is also undeniably greater which makes it hard sometimes to distinct the originals.
3. How long are my prints are going to last?
Prints must not be exposed to direct sunlight just as any original artwork. Under normal lighting conditions, our inks will not show noticeable fading for at least 200 years.
4. What distinguishes Giclee from other printmaking methods?
Consistency with museum archival standards.
The use of pigment based archival ink (no dyes).
All our canvases are archival specifically designed by the finest manufacturers.
5. What kind of printing paper is used for Giclee prints?
Giclee prints can be produced on any paper as you wish, and printers generally have several specific ones to choose from. I chose to print on to canvas. My original paintings are on canvas, and I wanted the Giclee prints to be as close to the originals as possible, not only in colour, but also in texture. And canvas prints are much more durable than paper as they do not crease when rolled for mailing.
6. How many Giclee prints did you make?
My original intention was to use these small Giclee prints as samples, perhaps to someone who was considering purchasing an original, but surprisingly they have become very popular, so I have included them in the limited edition count.
Note. Our Giclee prints can be individually varnished and embellished with UV protective mediums that can imitate brush stroke or palette knife 3- demential texture to give a print the feel of real painting.