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Giclée Printing Services

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Artists, Illustrators, photographers and collectors all agree that Giclée fine art printing creates stunning results. Using the highest-quality pigment-based inks with the best papers all printed on the latest range of Epson printers, our Giclée fine art print achieves bold, true to life colours in exquisite detail.

Explore our range of sustainable and archival papers online, or order a sample pack to compare the differences.

01.

Canson Aquarelle

Canson Aquarelle Rag is the premier mould-made art paper. Highly textured with a watercolour feel and treated with an inkjet receptive coating, Canson Aquarelle Rag produces deep blacks and vibrant colours that catch the light. Made from 100% cotton with a pure white base free from optical brightening agents, this Giclée paper is a fantastic choice for photographers, artists or illustrators looking to create images with a stunning tonal range.

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MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

44x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

310
3

FINISH

Matte
4

PAPER TONE

Warm white
5

TEXTURE

High texture
02.

Hahnemühle Baryta FA

Hahnemühle Baryta FA is the benchmark in fine art printing. This bright white, cellulose-based paper has a visible structure and a soft tactile feel. Treated with a premium inkjet coating, Hahnemühle Baryta FA produces prints with an exquisite 3D quality and depth, alongside rich colour, deep blacks and striking contrasts. Due to its barium sulphate coating, the paper is reminiscent of a traditional analogue baryta paper. This acid- and lignin-free paper is a versatile choice and perfect for printing either black and white or colour photographs.

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MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

60x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

325
3

FINISH

High Gloss
4

PAPER TONE

Bright White
5

TEXTURE

Extra Smooth
03.

Hahnemühle Bamboo

If you’re looking for an environmentally friendly paper with a tactile, natural feel, Hahnemühle Bamboo is the paper for you. This resource-saving paper is made from 90% bamboo fibers mixed with 10% cotton rag. This luxurious paper is ideal for images with warm hues or monochrome prints. With an off-white base colour free of optical brighteners and a naturally smooth surface, it’s the world’s premier bamboo fine art inkjet paper, displaying a vast colour gamut with high colour density, perfect for fine art prints.

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MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

50x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

290
3

FINISH

Matt
4

PAPER TONE

Warm Creamy Yellow
5

TEXTURE

Smooth
04.

Hahnemühle Pearl

With its bright white base and smooth textured surface, Hahnemüle Pearl is a fantastic choice for black and white or colour photography. The 100% α-cellulose paper uses a special coating designed for use with inkjet printing to create a pearl-finish with the look and feel of traditional darkroom paper. As a result, Hahnemüle Pearl displays impressive contrasts and pictorial depth alongside the deepest blacks, brightest whites and rich, vibrant colours. If you’re looking for a paper with the look and feel of traditional silver gelatine double-weight photo paper, Hahnemüle Pearl is an ideal choice.

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MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

44x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

285
3

FINISH

Pearl/satin
4

PAPER TONE

Natural White
5

TEXTURE

Fine Orange Peel Texture
05.

Hahnemühle Photo Rag®

A popular choice for artists, illustrators & photographers alike, Hahnemüle Photorag provides a super matt finish for your artworks and photographs. With minimal surface texture and a smooth, chalky feel, this paper creates smooth colour gradients and muted blacks that produce excellent detail.  This paper should, however, be handled with extra care. Due to its delicate surface,  its edges can fray if not handled carefully.

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MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

64x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

308
3

FINISH

Matt
4

PAPER TONE

Off White
5

TEXTURE

Smooth
06.

Hahnemühle German Etching

Hahnemühle German Etching is a popular choice for high-quality art prints and photographs. This warm base, 100% cotton paper, creates vivid colours and rich deep blacks for captivating detail and contrast with a velvety texture and heavyweight. The combination of texture and weight enables the paper to hold more ink, capturing the light and giving the artwork a handcrafted feel. Due to its robust nature, Hahnemühle German Etching paper also won’t fray as much at the edges.

1

MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

44x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

310
3

FINISH

Matt
4

PAPER TONE

Slightly Warm White
5

TEXTURE

High Texture, Spaced
07.

Hahnemühle Museum Etching

If you’re looking for a natural paper with an artistic feel, look no further than Hahnemühle Museum Etching. This natural white cotton paper has been treated with a special coating for high-quality inkjet printing. Initially created for the specifications of photographer Stephen Johnson, Hahnemühle Museum Etching paper is crisp, clean, and wonderfully tactile. Developed with the artist in mind, this heavyweight textured paper refrains from using any optical brighteners and, therefore, is highly stable. The tactile textures of the paper give images depth and a three-dimensional quality. The pure cotton base, combined with the premium matt inkjet coating, creates wonderfully vivid colours and deep blacks, producing outstanding detail. Meeting exacting requirements, this acid- and lignin-free is age resistant and ideal for printing fine art photographs and works of art.

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MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

44x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

350
3

FINISH

Matt
4

PAPER TONE

Natural white
5

TEXTURE

Finely Textured
08.

Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Metallic

Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Metallic is a unique paper with a shimmering silvery effect. This natural white cotton paper is treated with a specially formulated inkjet coating without optical brighteners. The silvery-shimmering surface finish gives it a sumptuous feel underscoring images with metallic elements or reflections such as ice or glass. It produces high-contrast tones in architecture and landscape shots and delivers impressive printing results, creating bold colours and deep blacks. In addition, Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Metallic is acid and lignin-free, guaranteeing its archival quality and longevity.

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MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

60x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

350
3

FINISH

High Gloss
4

PAPER TONE

Bright White
5

TEXTURE

Extra Smooth
09.

Ilford Gold Fibre Gloss

Ilford Gold Fibre Gloss is a traditional fibre-based paper. Ideal for creating dynamic black and white printing, this paper does not contain any optical brighteners and thus creates an effect reminiscent of the darkroom. Ilford Gold Fibre Gloss also displays a vast colour gamut resulting in excellent detail and tonality. In addition, the gloss surface provides deep blacks and a seamless transition between contrast and shadow.

1

MAX PRINT SIZE (IN)

60x470
2

WEIGHT (GSM)

325
3

FINISH

High Gloss
4

PAPER TONE

Bright White
5

TEXTURE

Extra Smooth

Giclée printing paper comparison

Canson Aquarelle Rag
Hahnemühle Baryta FA
Hahnemühle Bamboo
Hahnemühle Photorag
Hahnemühle Museum Etching
Hahnemühle Photorag Metallic
Ilford Gold Fibre Gloss
Hahnemühle Pearl
Hahnemühle German Etching

Giclée printing price examples

Example print sizeGiclée Print SizeHahnemühle Giclée papers
A5148mm x 210mm£6
A4210mm x 297mm£8.5
A3297mm x 350mm£11
A2420mm x 594mm£21.5
A1594mm x 841mm£41
A0841mm x 1189mm£79

*All prices exclude vat.

Sample Pack

Our papers include the finest Giclée and C-type media including Hahnemühle, Canson, Fujifilm and Kodak film. Whether you are an artist or a photographer, we will have the right sample pack for you.

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15% Student & graduate discount

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Mounting & Framing with Beyond

Mounting

This process affixes the art or photograph whilst protecting it and looking great displayed at home or an exhibition.

Framing

Our handmade frames are second to none. We use the best sustainable woods with a wide variety to choose from to compliment your fine art print.

Guides

From the resolution of your file to the correct DPI for the size, these are the main items to be aware of.

Printing your art or photograph to how you want it and how it looks on the screen is very important.

How to make a test strip file.

Giclée Printing FAQ's

What's the difference between Giclée and Digital printing?

Digital print and Giclée print terms are two very different things. A digital or art print is a reproduction of an artwork or photograph with no standards for resolution, paper or ink quality with digital prints. A Giclée print on the other hand has exact specifications for printing. First, Giclée prints require at least 300 dpi high-resolution images to give them the sharpest detail and the broadest spectrum of colour. Next, Giclée prints must be printed on specialised acid-free archival paper to ensure their longevity of more than 200 years. Lastly, Giclée prints must be printed on an inkjet printer using high-quality pigment-based inks. This combination of standards results in breathtaking prints that will last a lifetime.

Are Giclée prints worth it?

Yes! Giclée prints offer high-quality reproductions fit for display in any museum or exhibition. Giclée prints are the industry standard, used by artists, designers, photographers and gallerists to showcase artworks at their best. With a textured surface, they can imitate brushstroke or a palette knife, perfect for fine art reproductions. In addition to their exquisite finish, Giclée prints have extremely long longevity. Giclée print will last over +100 years without fading or ageing, making them perfect for both collectors and archival purposes. On top of that, many artists use Giclée for their limited edition prints, with many becoming collectable and increasing in value. So if you’re looking for an eye-catching printing style that will last a lifetime, Giclée is your choice.

Why are Giclée prints so expensive?

One of the main factors that affect the price of Giclée prints is the high-quality materials and specialised equipment needed to produce them. Giclée prints require the highest-quality pigment-based inks Giclée and specially treated acid and lignin-free paper to ensure their archival quality. In addition, Giclée prints are printed on state of the art inkjet printers that allow for print sizes up to 160cm x 5000cm. On top of their exquisite quality, Giclée prints have also become highly collectable, with many prints increasing in value. Used by many established and upcoming artists alike for limited edition prints, their high quality and longevity ensure the prints appreciate, with some examples realising prices of hundreds of thousands of pounds. If you’re an artist, designer, or photographer, Giclée prints make an excellent choice for your next limited edition print run.

How long does a Giclée print last?

A variety of factors can influence the longevity of your Giclée print, including humidity, extreme temperatures and light intensity. Giclée inks use the highest quality pigment-based inks alongside acid and lignin-free paper to ensure they don’t fade or degrade over time. When stored in normal conditions, Giclée can last 100 years, and in optimal conditions can last more than 200 years, guaranteeing your print looks its best for years to come.

Do Giclée prints fade in sunlight?

Sunlight is powerful, but the longevity and high-quality materials used to produce Giclée prints allow them to hold their colour better than standard prints. When stored in optimal conditions, Giclée prints can last over two hundred years before beginning to fade. In normal conditions, such as hanging on your wall, your Giclée print will last over 100 years before showing signs of ageing. It is important to note that intense, direct sunlight may increase the risk of your print fading. If you’re looking for a museum-quality print that will last a lifetime without fading, Giclée is a perfect choice.