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So what are Giclées?
(pronounced /ʒiːˈkleɪ/ “zhee-clay” or /dʒiːˈkleɪ, from French [ʒiˈkle]) is a way of describing the process of making fine art prints from a digital source using ink-jet printing. The word “giclée” is derived from the French language word “le gicleur” meaning “nozzle”, or more specifically “gicler” meaning “to squirt, spurt, or spray. It has since come to mean any high quality ink-jet print and is often used in galleries and print shops to denote such prints.
Why would you choose Giclées?
Because they’re so remarkably good, they almost seem like the original. Alvaro is very fussy about the final reproduction. And Giclées are like prints, but a lot better. They are done in premium watercolour paper, with permanent pigments). And they are so good, it is hard to tell them apart from the originals.
- Midday Montmarte, Paris – Sold Out
This Corner in Montmarte is one of Alvaro’s favorite when he visits Paris. He has painted many different views of this most beautiful Parisian neighborhood.
Size: 22×15 inches
- San Telmo, Buenos Aires- Sold Out
The original of this painting won an Award, at the 2004 National Watercolor Society, USA This San Telmo Bar is one of Alvaro’s favorite when he visits Buenos Aires. He has painted many little sketches from a corner window table. … Continue reading