Glossary II

Giclee A machine made print of an image or artwork – usually from a digital source. Giclee comes from the French word meaning “to spray or to spurt”. A giclee print is not a hand made print. It tends to be associated with the reproduction of art works produced in another medium, such as painting.   […]

Glossary I

 Original Print An original print is produced when an artist creates a new image by working with one (or more) of the printmaking media. Unlike a reproduction, where an original painting is photographed and then mechanically printed en-mass resulting in what is essentially a poster, as per giclee print, not an original print.     […]