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Why Do Canvas Prints Make Fun Gifts?

We've all encountered at least one friend or family member for whom it is virtually impossible to buy gifts. No matter what you choose, they already have it, don't like it or don't need it. It can be enough to make you pull your hair out in utter frustration.

Internet shopping allows people to purchase items from the comfort of their homes in the minimal amount of time possible. However, the kinds of things they often end up buying aren't creative or unique, and those who receive the items may not be impressed.

But it's hard to go wrong with print-to-canvas artwork, which can be crafted from literally any quality image. Maybe Uncle Bob – who seems to hate absolutely everything you've ever bought him before – would like a canvas print of his favorite Beagle dog. Does your grandma like receiving photos of her grandchildren? Why not present her with a canvas piece made from one of her favorite photos of her grandchildren? Even the person who lives in a small space and claims they simply do not need more junk will be able to find a place to hang a stylishly-created canvas art piece.

Canvas art also does not always have to be serious. You can have a lot of fun with it, while at the same time, creating the kind of unique gift that the receiver will talk about for years to come.

A perfect example may be to create a photo-to-canvas print as a wedding gift for one of your best friends. Instead of using a photo or digital image which is serious and solemn, why not choose a fun one of the soon-to-be-betrothed couple sticking their tongues out at one another or otherwise acting silly?

The same idea can be accomplished with a traditional family photo. Does your family enjoy goofing around together? Why not snap a photo of a less-than-serious family pose and then have it reproduced into canvas art? Displaying a unique piece that truly reflects the family's personality can be a great conversation piece when displayed in a prominent place.

Photo-to-canvas art that takes old photos and breathes new life into them also can be fun for the recipient. Have a family member or friend with an upcoming birthday? Why not consider having a photo-to-canvas portrait of them made as a unique gift? But instead of making the portrait a reflection of their current appearance, choose a favorite photo of them from their childhood and have it reproduced on canvas.

The very act of creating a canvas art piece can be fun sort of gift for the person doing it as well. Let's face it: we're not all talented artists who are able to paint the kind of pieces our friends and family would want to display in their homes and offices. But we're all pretty good at selecting a photo of an event or place we know is important to that person, and then spending the time to turn it into a wonderful piece of wall art. By choosing canvas art, the person giving the gift is guaranteed to have a great time creatively executing the process from start to finish.

Adrian Piper: The Thinking Canvas

It's to the credit of the show's organizers - Christophe Cherix, chief curator of the drawings and prints department at MoMA; David Platzker, a former curator in that department; Cornelia H. Butler, chief curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:32:00 GMT



LexJet Introduces 2 New Versatile Products for Canvas, Banners, Posters & More

from canvas to banners and beyond. The PVC-free, non-woven technical fabric works for a wide range of both indoor and outdoor applications. Introducing: Latex-compatible LexJet Satin Poster Paper: For latex print operators running high-volume jobs ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:17:00 GMT



LexJet Introduces Two Products for Canvas, Banners, Posters, etc.

With great tear strength, it can go from grommeted banners to stretched canvas wraps to pole pockets for multiple ... LexJet's new option for industrial-level HP Latex print operators, LexJet Satin Poster Paper has been released, as well.

Published:  Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:12:00 GMT



Justin Bieber Channels Matthew McConaughey at Coachella with Hawaiian Prints and More

bandana and his go-to Vetements x Reebok Metal logo socks worn with Louis Vuitton Honolulu mules featuring a monogrammed canvas upper. Vetements socks, Gucci cross-body bag, bandana, pink bucket hat, Hawaiian prints"¦ Justin Bieber's Coachella fit ...

Published:  Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:13:02 GMT



'Healing the Land' canvas paintings bond local artist and Native American

While capturing one of her visions on canvas, a woman at Hanson's church suggested she show ... She also wants to develop a website for prints, scanned by her husband, Ryan, and use the profits to help the 38 Plus 2 Memorial Ride. "It's amazing how this ...

Published:  Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:24:00 GMT



The best place to print photos online: Seven top photo labs

The company offers a full range products, from standard photo paper, to canvas, to acrylic and metal prints. Runner-up: Pro DPI Pro DPI is known for its high-end prints and is often commended for the image sharpness as well as color accuracy.

Published:  Thu, 12 Apr 2018 04:00:00 GMT



City Hall receives anonymous gift of art

Someone left four Steel Cow prints by Waukon artist Valerie Miller in the city's administrative offices in Decorah City Hall. Three canvas goat prints were lined up along a wall in the hallway and a larger print of several farm animals was left on the ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:54:00 GMT



Artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards Explores Issues of Identity, Perception, and the Lure of Luxe Goods

and ink on canvas. Cast against fantastical backdrops, her subjects are youthful black women indulging in the excess of fashion. Styled by Richmond-Edwards, their choices are an eclectic assemblage of vibrant colors and mixed-prints, which contrast with ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:54:00 GMT



Artez Solo Show "˜Dreaming on Canvas' @ Galo Art Gallery - Opening Night

Artez, who was present at the opening, has prepared a unique selection of original artworks on canvas together with a limited edition of small screen prints of his latest worldwide murals. Although Artez is very young, it is a known name in the urban art ...

Published:  Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:34:00 GMT



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The youths learned from Heidi Bonagura from Create on Lake about all of the different textures that could be used when creating their canvas. The youths were able to choose if they wanted some very old farm news prints from the Iowa Farmer Today or some ...

Published:  Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:56:00 GMT



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