Giclée fine art printing is a sophisticated digital printing technique that produces high-quality reproductions of original artwork with exceptional color accuracy and detail. Utilizing archival-grade inks and substrates, giclée printing ensures longevity and preserves the integrity of the artist's vision for generations to come. This method is favored by artists, photographers, and galleries seeking gallery-quality prints that faithfully capture the nuances and beauty of their original creations.

Giclee Fine Art Printing

Scale Up Art specializes in premium giclée printing services, offering artists and art enthusiasts a seamless avenue to reproduce their masterpieces with stunning precision and fidelity. With state-of-the-art digital technology and archival-grade materials, we ensure vibrant colors, intricate details, and museum-quality finishes in every print. Whether it’s for personal collections or gallery exhibitions, our giclée prints exude sophistication and elegance, captivating viewers with their lifelike brilliance. At Scale Up Art, we’re committed to elevating the artistry of our clients, providing them with exceptional printing solutions tailored to their creative visions. Join us in transforming your artwork into timeless treasures that inspire and enchant audiences worldwide.”

Feel free to place an order online or come to our studio with your files for a consultation.

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Paper Types

Fine Art Matte


Hahnemuhle PhotoRag Matte

308gsm weight, 100% cotton, smooth paper with the slightest amount of texture.  This is one of the most popular Rag Matte papers on the market.

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Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth

305 gsm, 100% Cotton, extra smooth matte rag finish.

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Hahnemuhle Museum Etching

350 gsm weight, 100% Cotton, A traditional etching board texture.  Ultra luxurious thick etching paper.

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Hahnemuhle German Etching

310 gsm weight, 100% Alpha Cellulose, Our most popular textured watercolor paper.

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Fine Art Gloss/Semi-Gloss


Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Baryta

315 gsm weight, 100% Cotton, Glossy Fiber paper with some texture and a luxurious baryta finish.  Great for saturated colors.

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Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Pearl

320 gsm weight, 100% Cotton, Less glossy and smoother than the Hahnemuhle Baryta, pearl finish.  Hahnemuhle Pearl is one of the most popular papers for traditional photography

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Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Metallic

340 gsm weight, 100% Cotton, Photo Rag® Metallic features a special silvery-shimmering surface finish.  This is the most impressive metallic paper available.

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House Luster Paper

Standard semi-gloss photo paper.

 

Photo Glossy Paper

High gloss photo paper.

 

Fine Art Canvas


Elements Fire Opal Bright White Canvas

425 gsm weight, Premium Matte Canvas, Gemstone Fire Opal is a premium-grade polycotton matte canvas that provides a high-quality printing experience. This canvas boasts a 2-over-1 weave and a bright white finish.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is giclee fine art printing?

Giclee fine art printing is a sophisticated digital printing method that meticulously reproduces original artworks with exceptional color accuracy and detail. By utilizing high-resolution printers and archival-quality inks, giclee printing ensures the longevity and integrity of the artist’s vision, making it a preferred choice for artists, photographers, and galleries seeking gallery-quality prints. Renowned for its ability to capture the nuances and subtleties of the original artwork, giclee printing offers unmatched clarity, vibrancy, and fidelity, making each print a true masterpiece.

Is giclee printing archival?

Yes, giclee printing is archival. The term “archival” typically refers to materials and processes that are designed to last a long time without deteriorating. In the context of giclee printing, archival quality implies the use of acid-free or pH-neutral paper or canvas, along with pigment-based inks that are fade-resistant and have a high degree of color stability. When executed properly with archival materials and techniques, giclee prints can have excellent longevity, often lasting for generations without significant fading or deterioration.

What makes giclee printing different from other printing methods?

Giclee printing stands out for its ability to produce prints with vibrant colors, sharp details, and a wide color gamut, closely resembling the original artwork. The use of archival materials ensures that giclee prints can last for decades without significant fading or deterioration.

What types of artwork are suitable for giclée printing?

Giclée printing is ideal for reproducing a wide range of artworks, including paintings, drawings, photographs, and digital artworks. Artists, photographers, galleries, and art enthusiasts often choose giclée printing to create high-quality reproductions of their original pieces for display or sale.

Can giclee prints be customized in terms of size and print medium?

Yes, giclée prints can be customized to suit specific preferences and requirements. They are available in various sizes, from small prints to large-format artworks, and can be printed on different substrates such as canvas, fine art paper, or photographic paper, depending on the desired look and feel.

What is your turn around time for giclee fine art & photographic printing?

Our typical turn around for printing is 5 business days. At Scale Up Art, we prioritize efficiency without compromising quality. Our streamlined production process, coupled with state-of-the-art digital printing technology, enables us to swiftly produce giclée prints while maintaining exceptional color accuracy and detail.

Can customers expedite their orders for even faster turnaround?

Yes, we offer expedited production services for customers who require prints sooner than our standard 3 to 5 day timeframe. Additional charges may apply for expedited orders, and customers can discuss their specific requirements with our customer service team.

How can I get my artwork scanned for reprint?

Scale Up Art specializes in museum-quality artwork scanning services, employing cutting-edge technology and meticulous attention to detail to preserve the color of each piece. With museum quality scanning equipment and lighting techniques, we ensure precise digital reproductions that capture the essence of the original artwork with unparalleled clarity and fidelity. To learn more about our artwork scanning click here (scaleupart.com/artwork-scanning/.

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