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Difference between a Giclee and a Print

What is the Difference Between a Giclee and a Print? (Giclee printing)

Giclee Definition: Giclee printing is a method of printing art on canvas or archival paper using pigment based inks on a commercial inkjet printer. Art prints are usually printed on paper or card based surfaces using a dye based ink. Dye based ink does not stick well to canvas and it is not thick like […]

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How to tell if a Lithograph is real, or is it a print?

The answer to the question “how to tell a real lithograph from a print?” assumes you mean a mechanical print versus an artists’ hand-made lithograph print. This requires some magnification of the image because a lithographic ‘plate’ which is used to create the printed image is usually hand-made by an artist. Under magnification you can […]

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Making Art Prints At Staples; All Your Questions Answered!

Making art prints at Staples means you are using office printers instead of art or museum quality printers (e.g. Giclee printing). Office printing, such as what you would get when you are making art prints at Staples; are not high quality art prints but you can come close with the information in this article. If […]

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Can art prints be valuable

Are Art Prints Worth Anything? Or Are You Wasting Your Money

As a collector of art prints and as an artist who produces my own art prints for sale, I am personally on the fence about this question, many times I have wanted to buy a print and I ask myself “are art prints worth anything”? There are many reasons as to why art prints can […]

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