By Mike | 30th October 2009


Idea Suggestions for Things that can be done on Canvas Prints

In advertising, there is no room to get stagnant over creative ideas. There are many options. If you cannot afford the broadcast medium, you can always trust print. And the latter opens up a lot of choices for you. You can avail standard ones like postcards, brochures, catalogue, and flyers. You can also choose large format kinds like canvas prints!

If you haven’t tried canvas printing, then maybe it’s time to let out the trendy side of you. You can experiment on the material not only in terms of the size but the design and your message as well. You must also think about where you are going to place such canvas prints.

What is Canvas? The word canvas originated from cannapaceus, a Vulgar Latin word that means made of hemp. From this, canevaz, a 13th century Anglo-French word and canevas, an Old-French word, were derived. These were the inspiration for the current form of canvas was drawn.

Canvas is made of durable plain-woven textile. This is popularly used in making tents, backpacks, sails and the likes. This can be trusted because of its sturdiness. You can also find such material on painting surfaces, shoes and women’s handbags. The modern kinds of canvas are now made out of cotton wherein the weave is plain. Plain and duck are the two types of canvas. The difference lies in the way the threads were woven. It is tighter in duck canvas.

Idea Suggestions The effect that can be achieved when the material is printed on canvas is very far as compared to the ones that are printed on conventional materials like glossy or matte paper stocks. But aside from being effective marketing material, you can also consider the following uses for the technology of canvas printing.

1. You can have your favourite artwork printed like the real one on canvas. This can be used for personal purposes as you may get into legal troubles when used commercially. Such material can be a home accent or a special gift to your loved ones who love the art.

2. You can replicate your own artwork without having to do everything over and over again. You can also give this as gifts. And you can create a portfolio out of the printed materials.

3. Now you can create the illusion of having your favourite family photos printed on canvas. You can use design and graphic software such as Adobe Photoshop to edit your image to suit the material where it will be printed on.

4. Print your memories on this special material. Relive special moments every time you look at the images printed on canvas. And share the thoughts to the people who are going to see such art.

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