Giclee(zhee-clay)is a French term, in this case, meaning "spray of ink." An Iris ink jet print on watercolor paper is known as a Giclee. The apparent resolution of the digital print is 1,800 dots per inch, which is higher than a traditional lithographic print, rendering deep saturated colors, and have a beautiful painterly quality that retains minute detail, subtle tints and blends. A variety of substrates can be used. This includes archival watercolor papers (such as Arches, Somerset, Laguna), glossy paper and cotton duck canvas. The prints may be hand embellished by the artist using paint, ink, and gold foil stamping for a mixed media effect. The maximum paper size of 35"x47".