Canvas vs Poster
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what you choose to hang on your wall speaks volumes about you. Think carefully about what you want your art to say – and whether you want it to represent itself as a poster or a canvas – because the medium you choose is more than an accent: it is the whole discussion.
Both poster and canvas have their respective strengths and weaknesses, which you’ll have to keep in mind when you pick one or the other. Let’s start with how the medium influences the image. (more…)
Where did Posters of today come from?
Posters have been around for several hundreds of years. Predominantly text based, they were used to advertise events and specific products; they were used as placards, sandwich boards and billboards too. But it was only in the late 1880s that the modern poster evolved. This evolution coincided with technological, political and social changes of the day. (more…)