Fujifilm develops new system to print kids’ artwork

artwork-editRecognizing the market potential in artwork reproduction, Fujifilm has developed the Reliefography printing process. This process uses 3D technology inkjet technology to create high-quality copies, and at only $34,000 a copy, it is perfect for making duplicates of school projects. According to R. U. Kidding, Fujifilm’s New Business Development Manager, “Today’s parents will spare no expense. They want  to share their children’s masterpieces with grandparents, and with today’s divorce rate each parent will want a copy, as well.”

Reliefography accurately reproduces every brush stroke, tear, and crease present in the original. It is being tested at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and is expected to reach the marketplace in time for the upcoming holiday season.

For more details on Reliefography see Premium three-dimensional replicas of Van Gogh masterpieces and 3D Printing and Scanning Can Now Produce Near Flawless Art Forgeries.

About Mark Mizen

I have over twenty years professional experience in all aspects of photography and digital imaging. I am Chair of the ISO WG5 TG2 committee responsible for physical properties and durability of imaging material and am currently with HID Global working on systems for security printing for IDs, licenses, and credit cards. Previously, I was Director of Digital Development at Creative Memories from 2009 to 2012 and was responsible for the Creative Memories digital products and services. I also established and directed the Creative Memories Technology Center, which evaluated new products prior to product introduction, assisted with production difficulties, and provided technical information to support product sales.
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3 Responses to Fujifilm develops new system to print kids’ artwork

  1. hellocherylcmc@aol.com says:

    It really is $34,000 a copy? Wow……..that’s not something I can afford. Thanks for sharing.

    Cheryl Yates Creative Memories Consultant

  2. They really said parents will spare no expense!!!! I could buy a car, computer, things we really need or make many mortgage payments for $34,000, not to mention that’s 3.3 years of my salary!!!! And for fifty cents per color copy I copied every story and piece of “art” onto acid-free, lignin-free, buffered archival paper that are now in CM albums for my children. Things that make you go hmmmmm………

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