Please read below a description of the quality Art Papers available for your Gicleé print, as well as details of inks used and advice on finishing after purchase.
German Etching: Watercolour: this is a 310gsm, acid-free, 100% alpha cellulose based paper for stability and permanence. Natural white, mould made paper. Velvety-smooth with a fine surface texture. Has a water resistant coating. This is one of the most popular media worldwide for art and photography.
Photorag Pearl: this is a 100% cotton rag, 320gsm acid-free watercolour paper. Natural white, with a large colour gamut. Smooth, uniform surface texture with unique pearl coating. This archival paper is especially suitable for photography and art reproduction with warm grey and colour tones.
Printing Inks: Epson K3 Ultrachrome Inks are used. These are UV pigmented inks for long life prints. They have a 75+ years image stability, with 3 shades of black for greater depth of colour. They are water resistant.
Finishing: The archival Art Papers are not suitable for lamination. Mount and frame behind glass with quality framing for best results. Use only archive grade tapes and glues for mounting and framing.
CARE OF YOUR GICLEÉ PRINT: We recommend that you do not hang a gicleé print where you would not hang an original artwork . To optimize the longevity of your artwork please be careful where you hang it. Do not expose it to extreme heat, light or humidity , in direct sunlight over a prolonged period, or in an area which attracts condensation.
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