Fine Art Printing
At Digitalarte all Giclée prints are produced on the latest EPSON large format printers, especially the SureColor SC-P9000 and the Stylus Pro 9900 making use of the EPSON Ultrachrome HDX and HDR archival pigment inks. Both are 10 colour wide gamut inksets producing spectacular colour and excellent blacks with amazing shadow detail. For Black & White prints, the Advanced Black and White (ABW) option is used. It uses three black inks – Black, Light Black, Light Light Black plus very little colour.
We print on a variety of photo and fine art papers as well as canvas at up to 44 inches/111.8 cm wide and 120 inches/3 meters long. All our fine art papers, photo papers and canvasses are carefully selected and thoroughly tested for maximum choice, offering best quality to the final print. We can print single pages on demand, as and when needed and we don’t ask for minimum orders.
Standard paper sizes are for guide only. All prints are custom printed to your exact size. We do not charge a setup fee (only if the artworks have been photographed or scanned by us), we do not charge extra for non standard sizes and for sizes not listed we do not charge the same prize as the next size up. Sizes not listed are priced pro-rata by the total square cm required. Prices are calculated based on total paper size, including borders. For large print runs or editions please contact us for a quote.
All limited edition prints can be supplied with Certificates of Authenticity, detailing the type of paper, type of ink, type of printer, date printed and number in the edition. The certificates can be signed by both the artist and the printmaker. Please ask for this service.
Turnaround time approx 48 hours. Large orders by negotiation.
Giclée Prints on Fine Art Paper
Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm (smooth matt finish)
Mould-made, 100% cotton, pH neutral, smooth surface, natural white
Photo Rag is the most popular paper chosen by photographers to create high quality fine art prints. The fine, smooth surface and feel of Photo Rag make this paper very versatile and it is ideal for printing both black and white and colour photographs and art reproductions with impressive pictorial depth. A great all around smooth matte finish paper.
Hahnemühle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth 305gsm (very smooth matt finish)
Mould-made, 100% cotton, pH neutral, extra smooth surface, natural white
Another great all around very smooth matte finish paper. With its extra smooth surface Photo Rag Ultra Smooth is particularly interesting for users who want proven Photo Rag quality but with less texture and a brighter white point.
Hahnemühle Bamboo 290gsm (smooth matt finish)
90% bamboo fibre, 10% cotton, pH neutral, smooth surface, natural warm tone
Bamboo is the world’s first digital fine art inkjet paper made from bamboo fibres. Particularly suitable for warm-toned colour and monochrome prints, this natural white, warm-toned paper with a premium inkjet coating guarantees an extremely large colour gamut and a high colour density combined with maximum age resistance.
Hahnemühle German Etching 310gsm (textured matt finish)
Mould-made, woodfree, pH neutral, 100% a-Cellulose, natural white
An extremely popular paper for both colour and black and white prints, German Etching features a slightly textured surface. This is a watercolour paper, with the smoothest surface in the range, making it ideal for images which are highly detailed, and for photographic images. The surface is similar to an etching paper, which will also reproduce traditional prints.
Canson Infinity Aquarelle Rag 310gsm (textured matt finish)
Mould made, 100% cotton, pH neutral, textured surface, natural white
This genuine 100% rag, watercolour paper possesses the unique structure, surface texture and warm white tone that demanding artists expect from a traditional Fine Art paper. This paper complies with the highest archival standards and is extremely age resistant.
Canson Infinity Aquarelle Rag gives a unique and unrivalled character to the Fine Art reproduction of traditional artwork and photographs.
Hahnemühle Rice Paper 100gsm (laid finish)
100% α-cellulose, pH 8.0, white shade, laid finish
This laid-finished paper is designed for fine art reproductions of Asian ink paintings (Sumi-e). It gives each print the appearance and significance of an original ink drawing. With its premium matt inkjet coating Rice Paper meets the highest industry standards regarding density, colour gamut, colour graduation and image sharpness while preserving the special touch and feel of genuine art paper.
Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag 310gsm (satin finish)
100% cotton, pH neutral, ultra smooth satin surface
Platine Fibre Rag is the combination of the premium 100% cotton Platinum paper that Canson has supplied for many years to the original Platinum and Platine photographic market, with the latest microporous coating, making the traditional darkroom paper now available for your digital printing. Platine Fibre Rag provides the aesthetic and feel of the original F-Type Baryta Fibre paper, having a true pure white tone without using optical brighteners.
Platine Fibre Rag’s extremely high Dmax and exceptional grey tones make it the product of choice for the more discerning black and white as well as colour photographic prints.
Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige 340gsm (satin finish)
Alpha-cellulose and cotton, pH neutral, Barium Sulphate coated on one side
Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige 340gsm is comprised of an acid-free alpha-cellulose and cotton white paper base with a true barium sulphate coating. It is a smooth Baryta Gloss paper which evokes the look and aesthetic feel of traditional darkroom papers.
The paper characteristics are truly unique: providing excellent durability, outstanding black optical density (D-max), and superb image sharpness. The paper offers a good level of flatness, excellent surface homogeneity, very good cuttability, and its printed and non-printed surfaces differ only very slightly in glossiness. It offers an extraordinary wide gamut which improves colour reproduction and increases visual impact.
Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige is an innovative product for the more discerning photographer and printmaker, whether creating black and white or colour archival prints.
Hahnemühle Photo Rag Satin 310gsm (satin finish)
Mould-made, 100% cotton, pH neutral, smooth surface, white satin-finish
Photo Rag Satin is a smooth, natural white, 100% rag based paper, has excellent image sharpness and holds more detail with punchier colours than the Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper.
While the unprinted areas remain matt, Fine Art reproductions and photographs are printed with a satin or semigloss sheen. Photo Rag Satin is thus ideal where a slight surface variation is desired combined with extreme age resistance.
Hahnemühle Fine Art Pearl 285gsm (pearl finish)
100% α-cellulose, pH neutral, pearl finish, bright white
Fine Art Pearl is a professional archival product that has the look and feel of a traditional silver-gelatine style darkroom paper. The paper has a smooth, uniform surface texture with a unique pearl coating. The bright white, high Dmax and large colour gamut of Fine Art Pearl is especially suitable for black and white and colour photography and for fine art reproductions.
Hahnemühle Photo Rag Pearl 320gsm (pearl finish)
Mould made, 100% cotton, pH neutral, natural white, pearl-finish
Photo Rag Pearl has a smooth, uniform surface texture with the unique pearl coating. It is especially suitable for photography and fine art reproduction with warm grey and colour tones.
Giclée Prints on Photo Paper
Epson Premium Lustre Photo Paper 260gsm (lustre finish)
This instant drying paper produces vivid, lifelike images that rival those of traditional silver halide prints. Premium Lustre Photo Paper delivers highly saturated prints by offering maximum ink coverage and a high D-Max for true photographic reproductions.
Epson Premium Semigloss Photo Paper 260gsm (semi-gloss finish)
This paper is ideal for printing exceptional photographs with vivid, true-to-life colors, rich blacks and sharp details. This durable, professional-quality photo paper has a substantial weight that does justice to your creative vision and a satin finish that lends depth to photographic images. Epson Premium Semigloss Photo Paper is engineered to deliver exceptional performance, excellent durability and handling, and consistent image quality. It creates highly saturated prints by offering maximum ink coverage and a high D-Max for true photographic reproductions. Premium Photo Paper Semigloss is a remarkable media that has the look and feel of true photographic paper.
Hahnemühle Photo Lustre 260gsm (lustre finish)
Hahnemühle Photo Lustre 260 is a microporous, resin coated photo paper with a beautiful lustre surface, high opacity, excellent rigidity, bright white with very consistent flatness.
Epson Enhanced Matte 189gsm (photo matt finish)
Epson Enhanced Matte Paper delivers a true photographic feel, with a flat matte surface and bright white base that accentuates highlights. The high colour gamut produces remarkable colour reproduction printing in 1440 dpi, which dries instantly. For photographers requiring a flat matte surface, Epson Enhanced Matte Paper is the ideal choice. This bright white paper is perfect for images that do not require gloss. It produces highly saturated images, while maintaining excellent highlight and shadow detail.
Giclée Prints on Canvas
Canson Infinity Museum Pro Canvas 385gsm (matt finish)
100% Cotton, matt textured surface, natural white shade
A natural white canvas that provides outstanding print quality. The high resolution matte inkjet coating was developed to ensure excellent ink adhesion and produces vivid colours, precise gradations and deep blacks. True Archival quality and free of optical brighteners (OBA’s), Museum Art Canvas offers exceptional colour stability over time and resistance to ageing. Museum Art Canvas is water resistant and “instant drying”. Its robust poly-cotton composition and flexible coating make it ideal for stretching and mounting. Used for high-end giclee prints, art reproductions and demanding photographic applications.
Hahnemühle Art Canvas Smooth 370gsm (matt finish)
Poly-Cotton, natural white shade
Art Canvas Smooth is a matt-coated inkjet canvas that distinguishes itself by a uniform and even weave/texture. The natural white canvas excels due to its creamy white tone that is perfectly suitable for art reproductions. Very deep blacks and vibrant colours lend your artworks an impressive visual appearance. The pleasantly smooth material is pliable and ideal suited for stretcher-frame systems.