Many artists, upon looking into printing options for their work, find themselves asking the following question: What is the difference between Giclee and C-type printing? The problem is, however, that most replies are far too technical for laymen, or basically anyone who doesn’t work in printing, to understand. If you are looking for a more simplified answer, here’s our no-nonsense comparison between Giclee and C-type printing.
Which is newer?
C-type printing, in terms of using it to produce fine art prints from a digital file, is the newer option, even though it originates from an older method of printing. C-type printing is a method of photographic printing that uses old fashioned light exposure (but using LED or laser light) and chemicals, essentially making it an evolved form of the way that photos used to be printed in dark rooms, but with digital copies rather than negatives. Giclee is … Read MoreSee More