Each Giclée print will be attached with a Certificate of Authentication and will be signed by myself and the printer. This will be created and sold as an unlimited series print.
Calypso Imaging, Inc. has worked with professional image makers for
more than 30 years. Our expertise includes: Photo Lab Services,
Digital Imaging, Gallery Sales, Workshop Presentations, Fine Art
Framing and High End Copy Work.
Giclée is simply the spraying of ink onto a substrate; how it is done
though is what makes all the difference. As craftsmen (and women) we
produce work that is true to the original art and to the artist’s
The following information is the cut and dried presentation of facts.
For nuanced communications please call or visit us for a little human
interaction and a meeting of minds regarding your aesthetics and print
We use a Cruse synchron table scanner to digitally capture all the
details of your original art. Many of the archiving departments of
world class museums also use this equipment because of its
extraordinary ability to accurately record the subtle line, color,
texture and shape of flat art.
For art that can be wrapped around a drum and for film originals up to
8.5x11 we offer ICG and Howtek drum scanning. Our preference is always
to work from the original art when possible.
We use two separate Epson 9600 inkjet printers. Fine Art Paper and
Canvas each have different surface coatings and therefore requiring
different inks to maximize image fidelity.
We use the Ultrachrome inks manufactured by Epson and touted by Henry
Wilhelm Research. Wilhelm’s tests suggests that giclées printed on
Epson Smooth Fine Art Paper and Ultrachrome inks when framed with a UV
filter will last without noticeable color or density changes for over
We offer both the smooth and rough fine art papers made by Crane for
Epson as well as the matte and gloss poly-cotton blend gelatin-coated
art canvas manufactured by Bulldog.
We offer a full array of mounting, stretching, laminating and
conservation framing services. The entire line of Larson-Juhl frames
can be viewed here.
Calypso Imaging, Inc.
2002 Martin Ave.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Copyright © 2017 Michael J. Cincotta. All rights reserved.
No image may be used without explicit permission from the artist.