Velvet Cloth Paintings

Black velvet is different from other art mediums. Black velvet paintings have a charm of their own. The light coming out of the darkness is what makes it unique.

Velvet painting has an illustrious history. Velvet art was produced in societies all over the world. Studies show that it was invented by Islamic people. It was during the crusades that velvet came to Europe. It was traded to China during the Age of Exploration. It was the Victorians who paved the way for mass produced velvet paintings. The modern tradition of velvet painting started with Edgar Leeteg, who was brilliant with this medium.

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