Giclée, from the French word for spray, is a process or method for making art prints with a special type of computer printer, or a print made using this method. (1)
When Digital Fine Art printing began on Iris printers in the early 1990’s, the inks available were significantly inferior to those available today. The high-tech revolution has yielded pigmented ink sets for new generation, seven color Micro-Piezo style printers that have been independently tested to last over 100 years in accelerated fade testing.
Coating Giclées on canvas lends 99% UV protection that increases print life, water resistance, and abrasion resistance. B.C. Nowlin Giclées on canvas are printed on Parrot Ultra matte canvas with Epson Ultrachrome pigmented inks, and coated with Parrot Clear Shield clear coating.