Why art printing is important

Reproducing a work through art printing is a typical activity for artists. In fact, many have the need to give a piece of their art (for example a painting) to some friend or there is a need to sell a reproduced work of an original. Hence the need for art printing.

More specifically, the paintings’ reproduction is a very delicate operation that requires a certain degree of experience. First of all, there’s a matter of choosing the printing technique: lithographic or digital, each of which offers advantages and disadvantages. For example, lithographic printing of artworks is the one that best meets the needs of an artist who wants an art printing with greater durability and that is closer to ancient lithographic art with stone, with a product craft (and with the only defect of having small imperfections on the color or in the print).

A bit like buying a pair of handmade leather shoes: the product is of a much higher quality but may have small imperfections. Digital printing, on the other hand, offers advantages in terms of cost and reliability on color, but is a print that everyone can afford and does not offer a real value to the reproduced work. Why should a painter, for example, print a copy of the work of art? Because although the work is unique, there is a need to make others appreciate the beauty of their work, as we said before.

Whether the work is a sketch or a real colorful painting. In this sense, the resistance of the copy to sunlight is fundamental and much depends on the technique used (as we said before) and on paper. The latter, in fact, ensures greater color retention. Very important is also the ink (chemical or water, better the fast drying one and with a light seal above 6 – the maximum is 10-). Even the paper as we said is fundamental and the lithographic printing ensures full compatibility with all types of paper and with all types of weight. And, more importantly, with the lithographic printing it is possible to carry out the c.d. special processing, which will ensure greater value and uniqueness to the copy of art. In this sense, PrintLitoArt ensures full compliance with this requirement: quality, tradition and resistance of the reproduced works. Because even printing art is an art.

Written by Magister