The Shopping: Visual Arts: Posters and Prints: Prints: (Giclée Prints )


This section contains sites which specialize in selling prints produced with the digital technique of Giclée. Artists selling original works as well as producing prints, should submit to the section for the medium the works are first produced in. Giclee (zhee-klay) prints are generated from high resolution digital scans and printed with archival quality inks onto various substrates including canvas, fine art, and photo-base paper. The giclee printing process provides better color accuracy than other means of reproduction. Giclée Prints Posters and Prints Visual Arts Shopping.

The word giclée was adopted by Jack Duganne, a printmaker working at Nash Editions. He wanted a name for the new type of prints they were producing on the Iris printer, a large-format, high-resolution industrial prepress proofing inkjet printer they had adapted for fine-art printing. (wikipedia)