How to Assemble Your Gallery Bars for Stretching Prints on Canvas

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Printing photos on canvas is certainly popular right now; just check out all of the inspirational “photos on canvas” projects on Pinterest and the thousands of Instagram posts hashtagged #photosoncanvas.     But this method of displaying your fond memories is more than a just a passing trend. It’s giving amateur and professional photographers alike… Read more »

Working with Linen Canvas: Pro Tips for Stable, Long Lasting Paintings on Linen

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When it comes to the finest art projects and professional works of art, linen canvas simply has no rival in cotton. Exceptional artists like Katherine McNenly, with her Naturalistic still lifes and portraits, gravitate to linen for its quality, longevity, and inherent elegance. Incredibly strong and light, prepared linen offers a smooth, flat surface on… Read more »

DIY Canvas Prints: 5 Pro Tips for Photos That Last

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There’s something about canvas photo prints that’s made them an incredibly popular alternative to the paper printed and glass-framed photos we traditionally kept in our homes. Whether it’s the weave of the canvas itself, the glamour of a gallery wrap or some other intangible aspect you’ve fallen in love with, you’re certainly not alone in… Read more »

Round & Irregularly Shaped Canvas Stretchers: Endless Possibilities, Expert Process

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It’s critically important that your canvas frame has perfectly square corners adjoining straight, true stretcher bars… most of the time. But what if your project is a little outside of that box? An artist’s vision isn’t always contained within the confines of four straight lines. In fact, some aren’t just painting outside the lines–they’re moving… Read more »