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Photo To Canvas Print Basics

Photo to canvas prints are very quickly becoming a popular method of decorating rooms throughout homes all over the world.

A canvas print is basically a reproduction of a photo or other artwork and then put to canvas. The use of patterns and designs are what make canvas prints different and special. Their popularity has risen largely because they are generally far less expensive than commissioning a painting, however tend to be just as elegant and eye catching as any normal canvas painting. These prints are simply a quick and effective way of making a decorative statement.

Prior to a photo to canvas print reaching the finished stage there are a few steps that are taken to ensure a near perfect finished product. Once the canvas and the method of printing is selected, the photograph needs to be analyzed to gauge the feasibility of the print. Just about any photograph or image can be made into a canvas print. Most reputable canvas printers will let you know if there is going to be substantial color or quality drop offs when going to canvas. You should understand that some minor color and quality drop off is inevitable.

After printing the next step in the process is trimming the canvas and preparing it to be mounted, or stretched onto it's frame. This stretching process is a somewhat specialized skill and is the reason many leave the preparation of canvas prints to professionals.

One of the greatest advantages of photo to canvas prints is with the evolution of printing methods the results can be spectacular. Providing an inexpensive way to create artwork that is ideal for virtually any home.

These are just a few things you may or may not have known about photo to canvas prints. Something else to keep in mind is they make really great gifts. Especially if you use a favorite photo.