Canvas Stretching Frequently Asked Questions
The natural texture, depth and brilliance of a canvas print is wonderful and the print reflects light in different directions as opposed to a regular flat print. Canvas doesn't need to be framed with protective glass so the image can be seen clearly without bothersome glares and finally, Canvas prints are tougher and far more durable than paper prints.
Gallery wrap is the process of wrapping the printed canvas around a wooden/custom-made stretcher bar frame. The image is wrapped around the frame for a clean modern look. Floater frames can also be used with gallery wraps to add an extra element of sophistication.
We do our best but unfortunately, we cannot guarantee an exact colour match as on-screen colours will vary depending upon your monitor settings.
Not a problem. We can print out just the canvas and roll it up to send to you.
We do not send previews to our customers simply because everyone’s computer is different but we can do a test strip of a few sections.
Our standard canvases are mounted on 3/4-inch stretcher bars and are ideal for framing. Our Museum gallery wrapped canvases are mounted on thick 1-3/8” or 2-3/8” inch stretcher bars. Museum gallery wrapped pieces are generally displayed without frames.
Yes, for Multi-Panel Canvas orders please contact us providing the details and the original artwork/photo. If you are familiar with a photo editing software you can create different files for each panel and upload one by one otherwise send us the photo by email with the details and we continue from there.
Yes, and it is FREE, just when placing your order to write down the details in the note section and we will send you a draft to be reviewed before printing.
We print on the Epson 11880 a 64" Stylus Pro,
We use Epson PremierArt Water Resistant Canvas. Below are the details:
Water Resistant for increased durability , Highest resolution canvas for outstanding reproduction Glossy surface , Weight: 350 g/m2 , Acid free 65% Polyester, 35% Cotton , Heavyweight for quality feel ,Bright white base for highly saturated images , Medium gloss surface for easy spraying , Thickness: 19 mil - 2:1 Weave, Opacity: 99 %, Unique texture for true artist look Poly/cotton blend, Instant drying microporous coating, Stretchable for framing, Applications: Fine Art Photography, Giclée Reproduction, Portrait Photography, Wedding Photography.
Pricing is based on canvas print width times height and mounting method.
Please use our upload form if the file size in under 10 MBYTE: For larger file sizes you may send a link to your uploaded file on a web/FTP server or create an Online File Storage account and send the link to us.
Yes, it is possible to submit images via email. If you choose to submit an image by email, please send only JPEG file formats with the Maximum size of 10 M.byte to
Yes, this is probably the best way if it is larger than 20mb, we recommend uncompressed TIFF file format.
Yes, and there is an additional cost for scanning if it is required. We can scan negatives, slides and medium format transparencies.
We recommend 100 to 300 pixels per inch or DPI, for some pictures even 75 DPI works, send the picture and we will contact you if the DPI is not enough for the requested print size.
Yes, we do offer photo restoration services along with canvas printing. Your photos can be mailed to our mailing address or emailed if it’s already scanned. Please contact us for pricing.
We can print up to 60" wide and 40' roll. If you would like your Canvas Print created in a different size then please contact us for a quotation. We use only fine art printers, inks and canvas.
We accept JPG and the suitability of the file format really depends on whether you intend to submit your image by email or by mail. As a general rule, JPEG files are best if submitting by email or uploading and TIFF files are best if submitting on CD or DVD. JPEG files are lossy meaning that when they compress the data, they throw some of it away. When a JPEG file is uncompressed it does not always duplicate the original data exactly. TIFF files, on the other hand, are lossless meaning they do not throw away data whilst compressing. The result is that TIFF files are much larger than JPEG files but they preserve every pixel that was in the original.
The Epson UltraChrome Inks are already UV resistant inks, the coating has some additional UV buffers as well and when applied to the print, For canvas Coating as a protective finish we use Eco Print Shield, is water-based, environmentally friendly, a protective coating designed specifically for inkjet prints. It has been optimized for Epson UltraChrome inks. It is has a unique combination of acrylic resins using a new cross-linking technology. It is ideal for applications where health and environmental safety are of concern. This is a clear coat the finish can further protect it from scratching, fingerprints, or smudging.
We accept VISA, MasterCard, Debit cards,
All stretcher bars are Custom made, please contact us for sizes.
You can have any image printed on canvas provided you own the copyright of the image or have written permission from the copyright owner of the image.
Yes, please contact us.
Yes, if you have a poster, print or photo and wish to transfer it to the canvas, we offer the quickest and most affordable service available. Please contact us for more information and note we scan it first to create a digital version of the print and use Inkjet printers to print it on canvas.
It usually takes about 3 to 5 working days after receiving your order confirmation.
No, we also print on a large variety of fine art paper and photo papers.