Archival pigment print with screenprinting and silver leaf
This print begins with a digital print process whereby a sophisticated inkjet printer is used to print an image using fine-grained pigment inks (rather than dye). Piezoelectric technology forces ink through microscopic holes. The ink droplets are then electrostatically steered onto the surface of the paper. The result is a high-quality, high-definition archival print.
With the aid of the screenprinting technique, rectangular sheets of silver leaf are then applied to the surface to form the map of the Atlantic. The silver leaf sheets overlap one-another, creating a delicately reflective surface texture.