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Work introduction
There was always making the album of a ground window & fire with the Shusei Nagaoka. Shusei the image which Maurice White throws, it was touched off by it, and the sound was produced. [ received and ] This time, five arts of the album "Helios" of those days, the album jacket of "SOUSEIKI" and "THE BEST OF EW&F", and the tour poster (2 sets of union) of EW&F are put on the market as lithograph.
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太陽神ジャケット
Work name : Helios
Work year : 1977
Lithograph size : 37.6x140cm
Comment : The famous jacket of an one front reverse side continuation. Ohasama power original picture.
Price : 480,000 yen
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It met Maurice for the first time at work of the beginning with EW&F. Work of E.L.O. completely came in unexpectedly simultaneously, and since both were the important figures under popular sudden rise, it was very confused. EW&F thinks those days that Negro society and E.L.O. are because it was used with the Japanese weekly magazine that it could also be equal to such a trick to holding two or more posts although the fan layer was clearly divided into two with white society, subject matters also differed and it was every day like rope walking. After all, E.L.O. returned to Britain and became the beginning of association with this long with Maurice.


It is plan/specially. Helios (the total [ limited ] 50 number of sheets): 580,000 yen
A double sign ON special plan of Maurice White of EW&F and Shusei Nagaoka both.
It becomes full coating special processing finish.
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創世記
創世記ジャケット
Work name : Book of Genesis (Inside Cover)
Work year : 1979
Lithograph size : 80x42.7cm
Comment : In the inside jacket of the Book of Genesis, it is a member of those days.
Price : 360,000 yen
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Since the table was left not only the easy following figure but completely freely and was got in Helios's next album, it became a picture with my myself quite strong opinion. I was also serious although the inner picture was the group portrait of the strongest member of those days. the case where a star's photograph is usually taken although the cause [ being required ] also has exaggeration in a pause -- 100-sheet place -- it copies and the best thing is selected only one sheet It was absolutely [ from probability ] impossible to have taken the photograph which all seven persons can satisfy simultaneously, though what 10,000 sheets were copied, it started in arrangement of a person and the thought which catches a glimpse of the difficulties by the side of the reverse side of the entertainment world made it only how to hit light, the balance of the strength of the color of clothes, the direction of eye, and the group of the strong musician of self-assertion.
THE BEST OF E.W.&F.
THE BEST OF EW&Fジャケット
Work name : THE BEST OF EW&F
Work year : 1978
Lithograph size : 49.5x49.5cm
Comment : The symbol of EW&F was carved and it was made the gold coin of an AFURI can color. It is simple, and since it was conspicuous, it is the work with which EW&F was pleased. This lithograph is a back jacket.
Price : 240,000 yen
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The color with a strong AFURI can color was made to this by touch like the commemoration gold coin which dug their symbol deep. Although it was simple, the shop front was sufficient, and it was conspicuous and was very nice as a result.
1979 TOUR POSTER
Work name : 1979 TOUR POSTER
Work year : 1979
Lithograph size : 70x47.6cm
Price : 360,000 yen
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It is a poster for the world public performance of EW&F for 79 years. Focusing on their symbol, the earth has surrounded the surroundings and was calling with new TENDOUSETU and the joke among us. The people which have ridden on vigor look true so.
1982 TOUR POSTER
Work name : 1982 TOUR POSTER (Two Pieces)
Work year : 1982
Lithograph size : 60x80cm
Price : 360,000 yen
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This was drawn in order to cut a screen on either side horizontally and to make the 8th page of the front reverse side, and four Mino [ a set of ] albums. It is for the thing with a strong color putting in a title and a credit in white on this at the whole.
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 Giclee
Giclee in French, means to ゛squirt" and the term is used to describe a method of printing used by ink jet printers.  Tha word describes the way in which tha printers spray of ゛squirt" ink from the print head.

Just a few years ago, Giclee was considered an inferior method of printing and critisics often argued that the prints were too grainy and coarse.   They also sited that there were no traces of professional handy‐work on the print or traditional remnants such as printing plates of silk screens.

However, due to the advancements in technology, Gicee has become an increasingly popular method of printing, rivaling other traditional methods such as lithography or serigraphy. Improvements in printing materials such as ink and paper and an increase in digital printing demands are also contributing to the success of Giclee.

With significant improvements in quality, Giclee is beginning to be recognized in the art community as the method that allows artists to directly convey their artistic expressions. With such notions, artists and printers are beginning  to realize that they cannot rely only on traditional methods of printing and ignore the prospects of Giclee.

The follwing prints fall into the Giclee categoiy. They have different names. but in essence, they are Giclee prints, of prints, or prints produced from ink jet printers:

1. Iris Print
Prints created by an ink jet printer called Iris. Iris printers use dye ink that blends into the paper and gives the print a smooth appearance. The printer is very expensive snd differentiates itself from other ink jet printere by its name, Iris. Formerily the best ink jet printer, the Iris printer has been surpassed by improvements by other ink jet printers. For one thing,Iris Printere still use 4 colors, CMYK, bat other ink jet printers ara beginning to use 6 or 8 colors to improve the color and quality of the print.

2. Archival Print
Prints created from an ink jet printer that uses special archival ink that the manufacturer claims to last 100 to 200 years. Evidence does not support their claim of longevity.

3. Archival Museum Print
Archival Museum Print is an advanced form of Giclee printing and usec special ink. Developed using natural color pigments, the ink used by the Archival Museum Print is a true breakthrough for Giclee printing. The ink shows superlor color development and great UV light resistance. According to weather tests. the Archival Museum Prints are expected to last over 300 years.

 About Hue Art Studio and Giclee
Hue Art Studio was established in Los Angeles in 1989 by Kiyoshi Mizukami. in the begining, his studio only produced serigraphs. His clients included many well-known artists who respested and trusted his work. He takes prlde in the fact that his serlgraphs were well received received by his clients and the art community. His goal has always been to create quality prints that his clients are satisfien with and the quality of his work speaks for itself. He recenyly won a serigraph competition on his first attempt.

Mr.Mizukami was initially reluctant as a professional serigrapher to change his method of printing to Giclee although many artists and publishers were shifting towards Giclee and Iris prints. For one thing ,he was not satisfied with the color produced by Giclee printers. The color on conventional Giclee prints quickly faded or changed as the ink reacted with the chenical coating on the paper used by the printers. Due to this fact, he did not immediately bigin using Giclee printers, but began researching into advanced inks that did not produce these problems. He knew that one day, the quality of Giclee prints would improve to meet his level of quality.

In October of 2002, Mr. Mizukami, after waiting patiently for the technology to improve. implemented the Archival Museum Print in his studio. The Archival MUseum Print is an advanced form of Giclee printing that uses the latest technolong and enables the use of soecial ink. This special ink was developed by an artist who was not satisfied with the performance of the more traditional ink. He has the knowledge that worked in an ink maker more than ten years. he developed advanced onk, made from 100% natural pigmente, that is superior in color, durable, and resistant to UV light.

This special ink will also be used by the American Mint Bureau. The Bureru selected the same ink for digitally printing new bills beginning this autnmn. And the Smithsonian and other museums will soon begin publishing some of their art using the same ink.

Ink has been 90% of the problems caused by conventional Giclee printers. Many ink manufacturers try to develop special coiors to compensate for color changes caused by the paper in the Giclee printing process, but it is not to say that there has been an improvement in the ink.

At Hue Art Studio, Mr. Mizukami continues the research with an ink developer, to create not only a more advanced form of ink, but also a new generation of  Giclee printers that will use 12 coiors (including gold. silver, and white).as opposed to the more traditional 6 to 8 colors.

 

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