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A Brief History, From Oil Paint to Photo Canvas Prints

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  • A Brief History, From Oil Paint to Photo Canvas Prints

    As an artist, among the best ways to display your abilities is on canvas. From masterful oil paintings to picture canvas art prints, there is just something about this substance which provides a feeling of prestige. Historically made from closely woven hemp - the word canvas comes from the Latin cannabis - it came ito common use in the 16th century during the Italian Renaissance. Venetian painters were particularly keen on using canvas as it was easier for them to use in a humid environment than frescos or wood panels. They also had a large, cheap canvas wall art readily available - provided that the substance was also utilized to make the Venetians were famous for their naval fleet.

    Canvas allows for bigger formats with simple portability since they are lightweight and may be rolled. Still an inexpensive option, canvas enables painters and photographers alike to professionally display their artwork.