Creating a Personalised Canvas Prints
Canvas Prints are a big business right now, with thousands of them being purchased as gifts in the UK every day. The recent popularity of artists like Andy Warhol and Banksy has had a significant impact on design and fashion trends. Many top interior designers use Canvas Prints in their designs. Many have decided to take their creativity to the next level and create their own personalized Canvas Wall Art. This article will show you how to create stunning canvas prints in just four steps.
Step 1: Select and upload an image
The most important step in creating your own personalized Canvas Print is choosing the right image. Ask yourself a few questions before you choose a photo to be transformed into a Canvas Print. Are you happy to see your photo every day? Will it look good in your home? Is it high enough quality to warrant spending money to make a canvas print from it? If all of these questions are answered “Yes”, then move on to step 2. Step 2 is next. You can then move on to step 2. After you have taken an image or photo, you can personalise it with computer software like PhotoShop. You can achieve amazing results by being creative, which will make your image unique.
Step 2: Print the image
Next, you will need to have your image or photo printed on canvas. It is easiest to get your image printed on canvas by taking it to your local specialist printing company. They will print your image onto high-quality canvas in a matter of hours. You can do this step at your home, but depending on the size of your canvas, it will be difficult. Refer to the Manufactures Manual of your printer for more information. To print on canvas, you will need to buy canvas sheets or poly canvas sheets. Follow the instructions in your printer’s manual to set up printing onto canvas. After your print is completed, wait until the ink has dried completely before you can move on to step 3.
Step 3: Stretch and Frame the Canvas
The technical part is where you will need to frame your canvas prints once they are dry. Canvas Prints are typically stretched over a wooden frame. This keeps the canvas tightly and gives them a professional look. A tool can be purchased to help you stretch a canvas. A canvas should sound like a drum when stretched properly. You can also take your Canvas to a professional to have it stretched. It is possible to do this yourself if you feel creative. However, it may take some practice. Fold the canvas around the wooden frame. Secure one end of the canvas to it with a staple gun. Next, use special canvas pliers to pull the canvas tight and then secure it again with the staple gun. Cover the staples on all sides with strong masking tape to give the canvas a neat finish. The next step is to either frame or hangs your canvas. If your image is artistic, framing can be a great option. However, many people prefer to have a canvas print that is unframed.
Step 4: Hang Canvas
It is now time to hang your canvas photo print. It is as easy as hanging any painting or mirror on your Canvas Wall Art. There are many ways to make your Canvas Wall Art look great. There are many options. You can use mirror plates, a painting hanging set or 3M Command Strips. All of these items are easily available at any decent D.I.Y. shop. The most difficult part about hanging your canvas wall art is choosing the right place.
Adam is employed by one of the UK’s most renowned Canvas Printing companies. He enjoys his job and finds it fascinating to create unique and personal Canvas Wall Art. Adam enjoys sharing his experience online as an amateur photographer.