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  • n. the use of inkjet printing to manufacture artistic prints


French giclée ("spray"). (Wiktionary)


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  • According to Wikipedia, giclée is "a neologism coined in 1991 by printmaker Jack Duganne for fine art digital prints made on inkjet printers. The name originally applied to fine art prints created on IRIS printers in a process invented in the late 1980s but has since come to mean any inkjet print. It is often used by artists, galleries, and print shops to denote high quality printing but since it is an unregulated word it has no associated warranty of quality." (ée&oldid=506509391)

    August 9, 2012