Prints & Prices


The term Giclee (pronounced zhee-clay) was coined by Jack Duganne in 1991, to refer to the product of an ink spray (gicler, in French) process.  Mr. Duganne and others were developing the methods for the preparation of high quality reproductions and the use of the word was intended to distinguish fine art prints from other commercial printing processes.

A giclee begins with a high resolution digital file of the artwork. The image can be photographed or scanned directly.  It can also be scanned from a high resolution photograph. The image is then adjusted, using computer software, to insure that the color balance and tonality closely match the original.  The digital file can then be electronically stored for subsequent use in printing.  The giclee is prepared directly from the digital file.

Not all digital prints are Giclees.  Only digital prints that are created using special high-resolution printers, archival inks which meet strict printmaking standards can be truly marketed as Giclee prints.  These fine art reproductions are laboratory rated to provide several decades, if not a century or more, of lasting print quality.

Museums throughout the world including the Louvre use Giclee prints to substitute works of art too fragile to be exhibited to the public.  New York's Metropolitan Museum, the Guggenheim, and the National Museum of Mexico proudly display Giclees as part of their collections.

Over the past several years, Giclee prints have gained the respect of artists, graphic designers, photographers, and the public.


Many of Karen Howard's paintings are available as Limited Edition Giclee Prints. Karen's prints meet all the standards to be considered fine art and are guaranteed to last approximately 100 years if kept out of direct sunlight. 

Karen's giclees are printed on Epson Watercolor Paper 190 gsm, using a wide format Canon Pixma Pro-100 printer and Canon ChromaLife100 dye inks.


All L.E. Giclee prints are signed, numbered and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Prices listed include shipping and handling fees.

Image Size: 5" x 7"
Matted Only

8" x 10" = $65.00--L.E. Giclee
Image Size: 8" x 10"
Matted Only 

11" x 14" = $85.00--L.E.Giclee
Image Size:  11" x 14"
Matted Only 

16" x 20" = $125.00--L.E.Giclee

Edition Number: 

L.E.Giclees: All images are limited to 25  prints per image size.

All  L.E. Giclees  are 100% Acid-Free.


All L.E. Giclee and Photographic prints are matted and bagged and will be sent via USPS.

To inquire about Karen's Limited Edition Giclee prints, use the Contact Page on this website or email Karen directly at:


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