Art prints come on high quality semi-gloss type paper, paper thickness and finish can vary slightly because prints come from a variety of different manufacturers.
Silkscreen prints tend to be on a heavy, 'watercolour' type paper.
A WorldGallery giclee print is a custom printed image created to your own specifications. Wherever you see 'giclee print' under an image or the 'size your own' icon appears a range of options are available to customise your artwork. Giclee prints are available on paper or canvas and can be printed to virtually any size you please! Superb quality inks and state of the art machines are used to ensure a perfect result every time.
The Fine Art Paper we use is acid and lignin free 230gsm, meaning the image won't fade over time. The smooth finish is ideal for all image types - particularly photography.
Canvas print images are printed directly onto 220gsm ultra-fine mesh synthetic canvas fabric. This man-made substrate ensures a consistent high quality of finish. The giclée printing process can accurately reproduce any image style, from photography to watercolour. Unlike normal printing, which is made up of many minuscule dots, the printing process achieves almost continuous colour, due to the unique way the ink spreads on the paper. The pigment based inks we use have are highly fade resistant and in normal light conditions should last for at least 25 years. Canvas prints are usually stretched around an internal wood frame.
Our canvas transfer technique allows you to have a canvas finish on almost any print. Our skilled framers trim away any border from the print and place it on a special grade canvas with a heat activated adhesive tissue between them.
Quality is of the upmost importance to us so wherever possible we'll print your artwork in Sussex using our archive of high resolution images. Alternatively your print will be sourced from another reputable fine art publisher.
Framed prints and canvases are individually hand made by experienced craftsmen in our framing studios right next door.