PRINT PROCESS (A)
-Epson Archival Pigment inks.
Makes of Paper (please note. Sometimes the artist chooses either semi gloss or matt paper as a preference for a particular body of work. A decision based on what he believes has the correct textural and visual properties to match the particular series displayed. You will find the papertype listed next to each image or series on the respective gallery pages).
PRINTING IN HONG KONG WITH CHAU DIGITAL
PAPER MAKE: Hahnemuhle: (GERMANY)
Originating from Germany and coupled with a rich heritage, Hahnemühle as a brand has been making premium fine art paper since 1584. Used by the most discerning artists, painters and photographers worldwide, it is considered one of the best archival papers in the world available for artists to express their work, without compromising on quality.
Semi Gloss Photo Silk Baryta 310gsm:
Photo Silk Baryta is a cellulose paper with an optimised inkjet coating for photo application, it is perfectly suited for photo and poster prints. The baryta coating gives the impression of a traditional silver halide photo paper.
The smooth, creamy white paper with its silky gloss finish produces a very good print quality, ensuring the best results for daily printing.
Cellulose based inkjet paper with 310 gsm
Smooth, non-textured surface
Silky gloss finish
Optimised inkjet coating for photo application
Perfectly suitable for daily use
Matt PhotoRag BrightWhite 310gsm:
Photo Rag® Bright White is a bright white cotton art paper with an inkjet coating specially tailored for FineArt printing. The lightly defined felt structure and characteristic soft Photo Rag® feel gives every FineArt print an incredible depth and three-dimensional appearance. Combined with the matt premium inkjet coating, this produces impressive FineArt prints boasting vivid colours, deep blacks and extraordinary reproduction of detail. The bright white of the paper also creates particularly brilliant results for high contrast images. The acid- and lignin-free Photo Rag® Bright White meets the most exacting requirements for age resistance and is perfect for reproducing FineArt photographs and works of art.
310 gsm, 100% cotton
Characteristic, beautiful defined felt structure
Matt premium inkjet coating for outstanding print results
Acid- and lignin-free
ISO 9706 conform / museum quality for highest age resistance
PRINTING IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH SILVERTONE
PAPER MAKE: Tecco: (GERMANY)
Extraordinary quality, highest colour fidelity and very fast drying times, making them an excelent choice for digital photos using inkjet printers. With a unique choice of matt, satin and gloss finished papers as well as canvas media, TECCO offers a very wide assortment that also includes several archival papers, tested and certified by the renowned Wilhelm Imaging Research (WIR).
PAPER TYPE: Semi Gloss: Tecco BT270 Baryt: 270g/m².
This fibre-based substrate with its smooth, silky surface has the properties typical of a classical barite photo paper. Its triple coating makes it perfectly suited for razor-sharp prints rich in contrast. With its unique exhibition quality it is equally suited for colour and b/w reproductions. The BT270 paper is 100% acidfree and therefore extremely resistant to ageing. It has the classical look and feel of a traditional silver halide barite paper.
PAPER MAKE: Ilford (UK)
PAPER TYPE: Matt: Fine Art Textured Silk 270gsm.
Offers a 25% cotton and 75% cellulose alternative capable of delivering stunning contrast and sharpness with a large color gamut. Also perfect for black and white reproduction.
Excellent image sharpness
Smooth pearl surface
PRINT PROCESS (B)
PRINTING IN MALAYSIA WITH IMAGE SQUARE (cheapest option)
PAPER MAKE: Fujicolor Crystal Archive C-TYPE
PAPER TYPE: C Type Fuji Matt/Gloss
Paper is a silver halide colour paper, designed exclusively to produce high-image-quality colour prints. This paper incorporates latest silver halide emulsion technology, coupler technology and layer design technology to deliver enhanced colour reproduction, white purity, image stability and handling of the photo.
Excellent image stability
Vivid colour reproduction
Suitable for high-speed printers used in wholesale finishing