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Re: [BKARTS] printing picture book


You might look into "Giclee" printing. It is basically a high-end
digital ink jet printing method using archival inks on a variety of
papers. Most of the digital service bureaus here in Denver do some
variation of it, you might check with your locals. The best thing
for book artists is that it can print on large sheets of paper (up
to 40") which means that you can create backed-up signatures that
you can simply cut and fold. It is mostly used by fine artists to
create inexpensive, on-demand, edition work. Excellent quality,
excellent archival results and not terribly expensive.


<<<<<<<<<  With this book I'm hoping for a more "archival" or stable product. This will
be a relatively short book with only one copy being produced and money is
not really an issue. I'm not about to buy a wonderful new printer but I am
willing to pay what it costs to have it printed well.

What advice does the communal wisdom have for me? How would you tackle such
a commission?

Kevin Driedger
Lansing, Michigan>>>>>>>>

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