Phyllis Shipley Fineart
Phyllis Shipley Fineart

What is a Giclee?

A giclee, pronounced (zhee-clay), is an individually produced, very high resolution reproduction using a high quality  printer.  These giclees can be printed on various types of papers from photo paper, watercolor paper as well as canvas.  The result is a nearly perfect reproduction of the original and the size can be varied to fit any space. 

Giclees have become extremely popular for several reasons.  Firstly, the quality matches that of the original at a greatly reduced price.  Secondly, they are made individually as opposed to the lithographic printing process in which runs of 1000 or more prints are made.

 

Which one is for you; originals or giclees?

Its a personal choice based upon your budget; whether you are a collector, whether you are investing, or decorating or some combination. Remember the framing costs for either an original or a giclee will be the the same.  

 

Embellished Giclee!

Another feature or options available to giclee buyers is to have the canvas giclee embellished. In this situation the artist will add features and tones as well as texture to the giclee based upon your guidance.  You can add some tones to better match your decor, add some features unique to you as well as more texture to enhance the overall artwork.  Its all up to you.

 

What are the prices?

The following prices, based upon size, include embellishment.  Shipping will be an additional cost. Most paintings on the website are available as giclees.

 

24"x30"     $395.00

30"x30"     $495.00

30"x40"     $575.00

36"x36"     $645.00

36"x48"     $795.00

40"x40"     $820.00

40"x60"     $820.00

48"x48"     $1600.00

48"x60"     $1800.00