Giclee is a process of creating fine art prints using ink-jet printing machines and this is the latest technique adapted in canvas print making. The word Giclee is derived from the French term that denotes “spraying of ink” and the word is pronounced as gee clay. This was invented by Jack Duganne in the year 1991. Most of the artists today prefer to reproduce high-tech pictures through Giclee. They make their paintings with originality, two-dimensional artwork, photographs or computer based art using sophisticated printers by spraying variety of color inks onto the art papers, canvases and other materials. As the Giclee printing on canvas method offers excellent color accuracy than other processes of paintings these are much preferred by the artists as well as the customers.
Giclee prints normally uses branded 8-color to 12-color ink-jet printers like Epson, Hewlett-Packard etc., perfect for canvas printing. These ink-jet printers are very economical and it also enables them to produce immense four color offset canvas prints. All the features of the ink-jet printers are easy to control and they can generate extremely meticulous prints for both the fine art and photographic requirements. The excellence of the giclee print has overcome the customary silver-halide and gelatine printing. Now a days most of fine arts collections kept in the museum, art galleries and in photographic galleries are of giclee prints and on giclee canvas.
Giclee printers can use media in rolls; large print sizes and billboard are also accessible. Usually giclees are marketed by the square inch or square foot. The color range or gamut of color for giclees is very advanced than lithography and the output is sharp and clear for your photos canvas. Giclees use six colours inkjet units (light cyan, cyan, light magenta, magenta, yellow and black) this ink is sprayed on to the media page by mixing the colour on the page to make original shades and tints. The technique of giclee printing is truely unique.
There are several advantages in using giclee canvas photo prints as they are related with prints using fade-resistant archival inks and the color output is extraordinary with the usage of multiple cartridges for various colors. All these qualities of giclee ensure long durability than the other painting formats. Giclee also is very helpful to the artists, who find it tough to reproduce plenty of fine arts based on their customer’s demands, since they can use giclee print to make one digital image and the additional reproductions can be made shortly and easily at an affordable charge. All the digital images through giclee can be generated nearly to any dimension and onto different media ranging from canvas to transparent acetates as per the wish of the customers. This is the most splendid beneficiary quality of giclee. A canvas photo is a wonderful way to display your giclee.
Giclee art works are attracted by immense art adorers for their reliability and features and also preferred by galleries and artists worldwide as they can reproduce greater quantities of their art works with low capitals and make more income with complete satisfaction. There are many websites that provide giclee galleries and they are released as limited editions and signed by the artists themselves and also available with the Certificate of Authenticity. If you really want to collect the most admirable giclee arts then go and search for the best gallery online. Giclees are also fabulous for your photo on canvas. The options are endless!