Canvas printing has steadily grown in popularity over the last decade. More artists and photographers are creating professional reproductions to assure maximum exposure for their creative work.
What happens when you combine modern printing innovation with the classic simplicity of black and white art? Read on to find out.
Virtues of Black and White Art
We can trace the history of black and white canvas prints to the classical tradition of monochromatic photography and value-scale painting. As the great Italian painter Pablo Picasso once said, color weakens.
True to his claim, Picasso went to great lengths to eliminate excessive color in painted works like “Reclining Nude” and “The Maids of Honor.” He created stunning black and white images of incomparable quality, pared down the essence of their composition and basic forms. It was art without the inevitable distractions of hue, and with a palpable sense of self-respect.
The Effects of Black and White On Canvas
Black and white art is both subtle and powerful, neither overstated nor obscure. Its crispness makes it ideal for underscoring lighting and contrast, shapes, lines, and textures. As a medium, canvas – with its painterly texture and eye-catching depth – pairs well with black and white art. The relationship between them is naturally complementary; they bring out each other’s’ strengths.
Which of your black and white works will look best on canvas? Maybe it’s a portrait, or a gorgeous, out-of-this-world landscape, or an interesting look at a piece of architecture. It could even be a comic strip, Illustrator vector, or PhotoShop animation. Whatever the subject, the expert printers at Graphic Impact can make it ‘pop’ with the unforgettable classic look of black and white canvas prints.
Black and White Canvas Prints
Of course, color can be beautiful. Very often, it is the ideal presentation for a piece. But we should not discount the immense potential of black and white art. The style shouldn’t be confused with the mere absence of color. It has its own distinctive and desirable impact independent of multicolored inks.
For painters and photographers who want the character of their value-scale works flawlessly reproduced, ordering black and white canvas prints from Graphic Impact helps you stay true to that vision. Our expert canvas transfers are both affordable and of professional quality. Precision-printed on a durable canvas, you can ensure your black and white painting or photograph lives up to its visual potential for years to come.