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Photos on canvas, the perfect birthday gift

Photos on canvas, the perfect birthday gift, can be easily created thanks to canvas printing technology. A canvas print is a facet of canvas art which displays images across a stretched canvas which then wraps around a frame. Canvas art is easily displayed in an interior region with the use of customised photographs or paintings.

Canvas prints have become increasingly popular through the integration of stock images or reproductions of artwork on canvas. While the print material remains cotton, many of the large canvas reprints measure 1.5 metres. With improved printing methods, many canvas prints can be printed directly onto any material, thus allowing artists to augment their photos or reproduced artwork and print it directly onto the media without diminishing any of the existing quality.

While inexpensive cotton is often used to create the canvas, the use of pure white cotton allows for the colour representation to print with precision. After printing the image, the canvas can be stretched and stapled to the wooden panel through the use of stretcher bars wherein it is glued down and displayed. The use of solid pine for the wooden panel provides additional strength. If the printed image is meant to convey a traditional three dimensions often associated with the use of mounted canvas artwork, then the printed image is often wrapped around the edges in the full-bleed effect.

Canvas prints have become a widely popular birthday gift idea for your home or for others. Thanks to the internet online photo to canvas creations can be ordered in minutes so there is no need to panic if you forgot about a certain birthday, or have just lacked the time to purchase a gift until the last minute. If you do not have a personal photo you want to print for the birthday photos on canvas you can select from a wide range of banksy street art converted to banksy canvas prints, or you can select from a wide range of vintage poster prints. You can also customise bus destination scrolls or tram scrolls from replica 1950s and 1960s signs, fitted with your personal wording.

Nothing is more unique for a birthday present than personalised canvas photos, especially when you help your loved one remember their birthday with a personal photo. Canvas photos can also be divided into a photo collage so that multiple events can be combined to send a single message: happy birthday.

What is Triptych Art?

Triptych Art The term triptych is a Greek word that means ‘three folds’. It’s majorly used in the fine art to describe a specific painting that originally consists of three parts with two small wings and a large central panel that are fixed together using hinges. Once the wings are closed, they tend to move… Continue Reading

The beauty of floral artwork and designs

The beauty of floral artwork and design Flowers have brought beauty to the world since the very beginning of human civilization. Their colors lift the soul and their fragrance mystifies the senses. Flowers have been used in various customs and rituals and ceremoniously have been the inspiration for paintings and art. In Japan, the haiku… Continue Reading

Jackson Pollock 1912-1956 painter

Jackson Pollock was one of the leading figures of modern American painting, and one of the most important Abstract Expressionists. After an itinerant and impoverished childhood, he moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1924, and in 1930 made his way to New York. He enrolled as a student at the Art Students League,… Continue Reading

John Constable 1776-1837 Painter

John Constable’s father initially intended him to be a priest, then a miller, but the young man himself preferred to spend his time drawing from nature. Sir George Beaumont, the founder of London’s National Gallery, took note of the young man’s gifts and persuaded his father to send him to the Royal Academy in London… Continue Reading

Claude Monet, 1840 – 1926

Claude Monet spent his youth in Le Havre, in northern France. At high school he was bored by his teachers and scribbled caricatures in his notebooks. He met the painter Eugene Boudin, who took him on trips to the country‚Aside, initiating him into the pleasures of painting a subject on site. By this time Monet… Continue Reading

Portraits on canvas prints

Getting your portrait done on canvas need not be frustrating or expensive. There is really no need to hire a painter and sitting for hours at a stretch to get a portrait done. With advanced canvas printing techniques available nowadays, a canvas print can be a fun filled and effortless experience. This is because the… Continue Reading

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