Tag Archives: Gicleé

The Difference Between Pigment Prints and LightJet Prints

Q: What is the difference between lightjet and Giclee? Which is better quality? Thanks! ~ A. A. LightJet uses laser light to expose photographic paper, which is then chemically developed and fully cleansed to create the archival dyes that render the fine-art image. Giclee printing uses electrical impulses to deposit archival pigments onto fine art substrates […]

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Giclee Fine Art Printing – Getting a Great Print Part 1 – Photography of Artwork

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A Pigment print is a bit more than just an inkjet print. So what makes it fine art worthy? To qualify, the print must be achieved using archival grade pigmented inks on archival grade fine-art paper or canvas. While we love the look of the watercolor papers and canvas papers we don’t suggest using Giclee “photo […]

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Getting the Best Possible Print from Your Fine Art Lab. Part 1 of 5

The end result of a great print is always the sum of it’s parts. Every step along the way, from the click of the shutter through file preparation, all the way to print presentation choices, affect the visual appeal of the print. This author/artist believes that a fine art print does not lie strictly in […]

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How big can I print my file?

Here is another great question we hear quite often. Sometimes more than once a day. So it seems a relative bit of information to pass along here to our blog reader friends. There are two valid answers to this, depending on whether we look at this as a relative issue or a subjective one. As […]

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Black & White Chromagenics Offer Stunning Tonal Range and Detail.

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Using a chromagenic process to print Black & White on canvas offers visually stunning B&W Prints in the same sizes and pricing as we offer in all of our Gicleé Pigment Prints. You will be amazed at the beauty of the expanded tonal range and clarity of detail in these exhibition quality fine art  pigment prints. […]

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