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What is a giclee?

"Giclee" (pronounced zhee-klay) is derived from the french word, gicleur, meaning "nozzle." Giclee prints are produced from high-resolution digital files and sprayed on archival paper with pigment-based inks. Giclee is one of the highest quality printing processes available and is widely used in the fine art market today.

While traditional lithography uses dot patterns consisting of cyan, magenta, yellow and black, giclee uses inkjet technology that sprays six or more colors onto the page continuously, resulting in a wider range of color, crisper details and a more accurate reproduction of the original artwork.


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