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Canvas prints are a great way to turn an existing photograph into a beautiful work of art. Canvas prints are three dimensional wall hangings - they stand out and really grab your attention. Canvas prints also make wonderful gifts for any occasion that are unique, thoughtful, and fun.

Turn Your Photos into Works of Art Today with Canvas HQ! The best canvas print companies use customer-friendly websites to guide you, step by step, through the creation process. You simply upload your picture, choose your canvas size, select the framing, and include any touch-up services such as adding color or text. That's all you need in order to turn your picture into museum-quality pop art.

However, not all canvas print companies are the same. When choosing a service to turn your pictures into canvas prints, you need to consider a few things. Some of these include:

  • Customization. How customized can you make your canvas print? Does the company have the canvas print size and framing that you're looking for?
  • Prices. How do the canvas print prices compare with other companies? Are there a lot of hidden charges for features or customization?
  • Turn around time. If you're in a hurry, can you receive your canvas prints in time? What is the standard turn around?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best canvas print stores available today. We hope this information helps you create the beautiful, unique canvas print that you're looking for!

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2015

Canvas Prints Reviews

5 stars
Canvas HQ

CANVAS HQTopConsumerReviews.com Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award

Canvas HQ delivers top quality canvas prints with an easy to use website. The variety of sizing and personalization options were significant and very affordable. We were impressed with the free shipping options and the fast turn around. If you want to put one of your pictures on canvas, Canvas HQ should be your first choice. Read More... Visit
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4.5 stars
Photo Canvas Land

PHOTO CANVAS LAND

Photo Canvas Land makes quality products at discounted prices. While shipping cost a little more and the customization options are more limited we feel that this company will meet the needs of those looking for a budget friendly canvas print option. Read More... Visit
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4.5 stars
Easy Canvas Prints

EASY CANVAS PRINTS

Easy Canvas Prints provides and in depth customization process and an easy website to utilize. If you're looking for color options, a nice canvas stand, and are willing to pay a little more for your canvas prints - this a place to check out. Read More... Visit
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3.5 stars
Canvas On Demand

CANVAS ON DEMAND

We were less excited about Canvas On Demand. The creation process at Canvas On Demand was a bit cumbersome, the pricing and shipping were expensive and the turn around time took longer than many other companies. Read More... Visit
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3 stars
Canvas Press

CANVAS PRESS

Canvas Press offers a nice variety of printing options if you're looking for metal or wallpaper art. The creation process was not as smooth as companies ranked higher and the shipping and product costs at Canvas Press are more costly. Read More... Visit
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2.5 stars
Canvas People

CANVAS PEOPLE

Canvas People didn't provide the stress free shopping experience we were looking for. Trouble uploading the right photo quality, pushy upgrade options and slow arrival time left us wanting much more. Read More... Visit
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2 stars
Art

ART

Art canvas prints didn't touch the competition. Information was lacking, customization options were very limited and we couldn't wrap the canvas - a standard option at almost every site. We recommend you shop a much higher ranked canvas print company before you purchase. Read More... Visit
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1.5 stars
All Posters

ALL POSTERS

All Posters disappointed us in many ways. The lack of information about their canvas prints, delays with uploading photos, minimal customization options and the cost of each canvas print were the top reason. Read More... Visit
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Types of Pictures That Make Good Canvas Prints

We've all had a "Kodak" moment. Maybe it was the first time you saw a baby fawn taking its first steps in a field. Maybe it was that fantastic waterfall you encountered at the end of a hike in the wilderness. Or maybe it was just your grandma, sitting on her rocking chair on the front porch of her hundred-year-old home. Whatever the moment, we've all had one where we just knew it would make a memorable photo.

Photos that can only be classified as "Kodak" moments definitely are the kinds that make excellent canvas art.

But what, exactly, is canvas art?

Canvas art is created through a specialized printer which requires special eight to 12 color inkjet printers containing UV-resistant ink. You want to use UV-resistant ink because if the canvas will be hung on a wall, it most likely will at some point be exposed to sunlight, which can cause it to fade. UV-resistant ink helps to slow the fading process. The printer is designed to accommodate canvas, which is heavier than most of the kinds of paper we use in our home and office printers.

A high-resolution photo or digital image is then taken, scanned into a computer, and printed onto the canvas with the special printer.

Once you understand the process, it is much easier to choose photos or digital images which would lend themselves to the creation of a good canvas piece.

The first step in choosing a picture that would make a good canvas print is to make sure the image being used is of a high resolution. Most new cameras are capable of 8 to 12 megapixel images, with more expensive digital SLR cameras able to produce even higher resolutions. The general rule of thumb is if the image isn't at least 350 dpi (dots per inch), it will not reproduce well onto canvas. If you are unsure whether your photo or digital image is of good enough quality for printing onto canvas, consider consulting a professional photographer or canvas art business before placing an order. They should be able to review the image or print photo and tell you if it will reproduce well.

If the quality of the photo is acceptable, you also may want to ask the printing company if they are able to edit or "brush up" the photo for you. Issues like red eye, smears and even dust on the lens of the camera can transfer to your canvas art. These are all things that with the right photo-editing equipment such as Photoshop can be altered to create a better-looking image.

Among some of the images which have found their way onto canvas include:

  • Family portraits
  • Portraits of pets
  • Skyline photos, particularly at sunset or sunrise
  • Landscape photos
  • Waterfalls, lakes or the ocean
  • Wildlife

The list of what can be transferred to canvas is endless and truly depends on the taste of the individual who is ordering the piece.

 

 

 

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Publication Date: May 29, 2015

DesignNBuy Launches Upgraded All-in-One Designer 2.3 Web-to-Print Software Solution
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Publication Date: June 10, 2015

overstockArt.com Launches New Luxury Gallery
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Lucidpress, Online Brochure and Poster Maker, Reaches 1 Million Users
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Publication Date: June 27, 2015

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