Techniques Printing Techniques & Surfaces
All Woody prints are intended for fine art collectors.
All prints are Giclée’s are made from high-resolution images with impeccable colors and finely tuned sharpness on real archival papers and artist canvas.
What is a Giclee Print? Pronounced, zhee’clay, the word comes from the French, meaning to spray, which is exactly what an ink jet printer does. The quality of a giclee print is far superior to all other forms of printing.
Giclée prints are not to be confused with a pulled print. A pulled print is an original piece of fine art and not a copy. Pulled prints are made by printmakers from a master image they create themselves.
In brief, giclée reproductions were introduced to the market in the late 1980s . The quality of a giclée print is far superior to all other forms of printing, it’s the closest an artist can get to matching their original 2-D artwork.
Woody’s limited and open editions are produced with impeccable colors and finely tuned sharpness by leaders in fine art printing industry.
The criteria for creating a Woody prints are:
Resolution– All original Woody paintings are professionally scanned or photograph at 300 dpi or higher resolution.
Ink– The printing ink is pigmented (not dye) with 8 or more different colored pigmented inks used in the printer.
Medium– All canvases and papers used to produce your limited edition print are 100% archival artisan paper.
Printer– The printer mechanics used to reproduce original artworks is a wide format ink jet printer.
Reflection Control– With its matte finish, Tru Vue Reflection Control® Acrylic scatters light to diminish unwanted glare.
Our select printing partners have ground breaking technical experience in the creative digital realm, providing collectors and patrons with archival fine art prints that outperform others with respect to color fidelity and detail.
WE ONLY USE GALLERY QUALITY CANVAS – Pigmented Giclée Inks
A gallery canvas is an elegant way to present your Woody painting.
In general, limited editions are custom made canvas prints (up to 40X60 inches) shipped unframed. If you prefer, your canvas prints can be stretched by our craftsmen for a natural look and feel –they are not mass produced.
- Our stretched canvas comes ready to hang – we’ve installed the hardware for you.
- We offer a variety of stretcher sizes as well as border styles.
Your artwork on a 1/8″ thick aluminum Dibond® arrives and is ready to hang.
Two Surface Options
1/8″ thick panels available in in either clear brushed aluminum or matte white.
Embossed Texture Option
Print texture you can feel from raised text to matching brushstrokes.
Custom Sizes Avalilable up to 40×60″
Select from a large selection of preferred sizes or enter a custom size.
Colors are applied and cured using commercial grade inks on the surface of the panel.