Canvas prints have become a popular home/wall décor today. Hey are eye-catching and a fine addition to any home or space. you can choose to display an artistic piece or a family picture on the canvas and I guarantee you will leave a statement.
What is a canvas print?
Before you get confused, canvas prints are way different when compared to canvas painting. It basically involved printing an image on canvas with an inkjet. The canvas is printed then stretched in a frame. You can have the canvas without a border or framed depending on the style you want on the home. unframed canvas prints are created using gallery wrapping method. During the gallery wrapping, the canvas ends are wrapped around a stretched bar and later secured into a frame of your choice.
What is canvas made of?
The original canvas is created from hemp, it is one of the strongest and most durable materials. Today, most canvas pieces are made from linens, cottons and others have a polyester cotton blend. The polyester cotton blends are better because the pictures come out vivid and the material is long lasting. Cotton canvas also produce a very fine print. The material you chose will depend on the priorities.
Does canvas fade over time?
Canvas prints are made with fade resistant ink that is created to last for a while. Despite that, there are several things you need to do to keep the print looking new for as long as you can. The first step is to purchase canvas made with UV resistance. Keep the canvas prints out of direct sunlight and consider putting it in a glass frame.
Bare or framed?
Choosing a frame that rhymes with the home furniture and colors is important. The canvas gives you a more versatile and free approach when it comes to decorating the home. you do not need much thought to add them into any modern styled room.
Modern décor has seen the mix of canvas and framed prints in the same room. The frame is the safer choice because you get to choose a color that connects the art/painting to the home décor. You can also shift the mood of the painting by changing the color or patterns of the frame. Simple block colors like black separate the art from the home décor to give it more focus.
Canvas print layouts
There are basically two types of canvas layouts; this include the multi panel canvas layout and the single panel layouts. Multi panels are perfect for people with huge wall spaces while single panels will look great on small spaced walls. Panel layouts can be 2 pieces or 8 and more depending on the size of the wall and the canvas.
Here are some few tips to use when picking out or making a canvas print
Always use high quality images for the canvas trip. High resolution photos will remain visible even when stretched out or enlarged. remember, printing old photos on a canvas is completely possible. New tech allows the recreation and retouching of old printed photos through good editing programmes. Always choose a canvas frame that is ideal for the picture as well as the wall.