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Fine Art Inkjet Canvas

If you are a giclee printing photographer, print studio, or photo lab - you have found the right place. Breathing Color manufactures several types of inkjet canvas, all of which are proprietary and exclusive to our brand. And, we sell them direct to you - the end user. This unique business model allows our customers to take advantage of the highest quality at competitive prices.


Launched @ WPPI in February 2011, Crystalline is a 440gsm aqueous inkjet canvas that comes pre-made in both gloss and satin finishes.  This high performance inkjet canvas should be used with photo black ink and will deliver industry-leading dmax and color gamut a step above every other glossy or matte inkjet canvas available today.  It is ideal for high-end fine art and photography reproduction.

Get a trial roll for only $29.00


Unleashed in May 2009 under the bold mantra "Go Live with Lyve", the award-winning Lyve™ Canvas taking the printmaking industry by storm. With eye-popping color gamut and dmax, coupled with critical archival certification and the ability to apply a laminate hassle-free, it sets a new standard of exceptionalism in fine art and photographic printmaking. Internally, we refer to this masterful blend of artistry and engineering as "the game changer" that will capture every nuance in your images. The Lyve™ Canvas is a 19 mil bright white, consistent poly-cotton blend matte canvas using an acid-free, neutral pH coating.  

Get a trial roll for only $29.00


19 mil, 450gsm matte poly-cotton inkjet canvas. Archival Certified, OBA-free

Released in 2005, Breathing Color became a worldwide icon due to the success of our award-winning Chromata White Canvas, an optical-brightener free, museum-grade matte poly cotton blend that is a stand-alone performance leader in dmax (black density), color gamut, and print permanence. Released in June 2005, this canvas also comes with an Archival Quality Certificate.

Get a trial roll for only $23.95


21 mil Matte Poly-Cotton Inkjet Canvas for Giclee Printing

Breathing Color also offers the Economize 800M Canvas which is a lower cost alternative to our Chromata White Canvas. 800M is very popular within the décor and photo-on-canvas markets where long-term print permanence is not essential, but exceptional printed image quality is.  

Get a trial roll for only $23.95


21 mil, 450gsm GLOSS/SATIN poly-cotton solvent canvas. Archival Certified, OBA-free.

Urth™ is the world’s first solvent canvas with archival certification. It is a 400gsm white poly-cotton blend matte canvas. Specifically designed for the high-end fineart and photography markets, this canvas utilizes our "Chromata White" optical brightener additive-free and Fluorescent Whitening agent-free breakthrough technology.

Get a trial roll for only $25.00!


Which matte canvas is best for me?  
We sat down with Breathing Color President Nick Friend and Vice President Adam Hill to discuss Breathing Color's matte canvas options - Lyve, Chromata White, and 800M - in order to help users select the best option for their business.


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The intricate process of designing, manufacturing, and supplying inkjet fine art canvas is a form of art in and of itself. There are so many factors and variables that makes it a very difficult business - much more difficult than designing fine art papers. It is for this reason that less than a handful of fine art canvas designers and manufacturers are even in business today. Therefore, most of what you find on the market are outdated canvases which have been private-labeled by large and small companies alike, and each come with their own set of problems. Some dont print well which results in muted colors and substandard prints, some crack when stretched over frames, and some have trouble with roll-to-roll consistency. We at Breathing Color set out from the beginning to solve these problems and provide a clear solution for the industry.

We encourage you try a roll of our Lyve or Crystalline Canvas to capture the unique experience of Breathing Color. Give us a call at 1-866-722-6567 and speak with one of our media specialists, or send us an email, and allow us to pair you with the right products and make them work for your business.

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