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Thank you for your comments.  Archival isn't really a consideration.  I'd
just like them on a beautiful watercolor paper to similate originals.  I'll
keep looking.....

Best,
Sharon


On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Kathleen Garness
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> You didn't say what size you're working at?
> I have an Epson large format that I'm fairly happy with re: transparent
> W/C reproduction but it certainly gobbles the expensive high-capacity ink
> cartridges.  I just use it for Giclees.
> Can you find a local printer to run the projects? Is 'archival' going to
> be a consideration here?
> My gut feeling is that some cost/quality compromises might be in order
> here, but shop around. I'm sure folks here have some good people to
> recommend.
>
> Kathy G
>
> On Oct 21, 2013, at 9:38 AM, Sharon Morgera wrote:
>
> Hi All,
>
> I am a calligrapher/botanical illustrator looking for help with printing
> of watercolor art.  I make custom maps that up until now I have printed as
> line art and hand-painted the color work because I have never had good luck
> with print quality of watercolors.  Does anyone know of a good method to
> print on good heavy stock so that the watercolor quality looks original?
>  Clients don't want to pay for giclee prints....these are wedding maps and
> such.
>
> I'm considering purchasing an Epson R1400 to do it myself but not sure it
> will be any better and might be more trouble than it's worth.  Quanitities
> are usually 50-100.
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> Sharon in Rhode Island
>
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