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Giclee Fine Art Print

Giclee Fine Art Print for Archival term photo prints.

In its most basic definition, giclée is a French term for “to spray” or “to squirt”.

It references the process that an inkjet printer uses to reproduce fine art or photography to create individual copies of the original piece.

It is important to note that not all inkjet prints are giclée prints.

With giclée printing, you can expect a higher quality product that lasts longer than your run-of-the-mill inkjet prints and there are certain criteria that must be met for a print to be considered a giclée.

The next aspect to consider is what printer is used to print your giclée.

The type of printer used to produce a giclée print will impact the quality of the end product.

Technical skills and stable equipment can make or break the giclée. Additionally, check the ink of the printer.

The ink used for a giclée printer should be pigment-based, while a lower grade inkjet printer will use dye-based ink.

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