The French word giclée (zhee-klay) is a feminine noun that means a spray or a spurt of liquid. The quality of the giclée print rivals traditional silver-halide and gelatin printing processes and is commonly found in museums and art galleries.
The process involves squirting microscopic dots of pigment-based ink onto high quality art paper. The digital information is fine tuned to the type of paper on which the image is to be printed, further ensuring fidelity to the original.
The super matt finish of Hahnemüle Photorag gives even color reproduction and excellent detail. The surface has minimal texture with a chalky smooth cotton feel which creates smooth color gradients.