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Beauty of Giclee on Canvas

by Editor123

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Giclee form of printing is only about twenty years old. But, in these few years, giclee has moved very quickly in the world of art. The best of today’s art galleries are covered with giclee prints. However, the actual art of scanning, the printer and the printing inks have all undergone radical changes since the giclee was introduced probably by a printmaker. Printing on canvas has better durability and the intrinsic value of giclee is also greater. This is often used as a method to increase the price of the original. A giclee on canvas matches very closely, probably perfectly, the original. This is why more people have begun to enjoy as well as appreciate art the way it was meant to be enjoyed.

The business of printing on canvas is now a very profitable market with value additions. There are a range of photographers of fine art that now offer giclee on canvas. Plus, you can also find a variety of substrates that make it possible to cater to the tastes of different customers. The canvas itself is now available in cotton poly and pure cotton. The coatings can also be different types of white point either the high or the medium. Some houses offer canvas prints that have an acid free coating as well as base.

The best part is that printing on canvas is not very much costlier than on paper. But, the artist by opting for this can resell art that will have a higher marked up value as compared to the prints on paper. One of the biggest changes to take place in the art world is that of high quality giclee prints on canvas being sold by both photographers and artists to discerning buyers at a fair amount of profit. The other advantage is that a giclee print needs no glass for cover. There are artists that need to spend little time in creating beautiful pieces by simply painting over the canvas prints. Over the years, there is a perceptible change in customers’ taste. Everyone wants art and no posters any longer.
However, since high costs discourage people from buying original art, customers now find giclee on canvas to be a low cost alternative that does not detract from the value as perceived in an original.

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