How to Take Better Pictures With Your iPhone

Hey iPhone users! Jana Williams shows us a few of her super easy to learn tips on how to take better photos with your iPhone! Since you can easily upload a photo directly from your phone to print on a custom canvas, mastering the art of iPhone photography is essential and worth while! Jana’s tips include using your grid, incorporating different layers and textures, and more.

How to Take Great Pictures of Your Pets for A Custom Pet Canvas

There is something about the texture of a canvas that just brings pet and animal photos to life! They are a great way to showcase your furry loved one(s) and hang them up on the wall with the rest of the family! Professional photographer, Mark Fonville has been photographing pets for years gives us some tips on how to take awesome pet photos! He says the key is to get on your pets level so you can capture them up close, whether that means laying on the ground or bringing them up on a ledge or piece of furniture. Watch this video for more of his tips on how to take pet photos like a pro!

Decorating for the Holidays with Custom Canvases

Everyone loves the holidays  because they are filled with family, joy, generosity, good company and good food. Whatever your traditions are, we all have those special memories and traditions that have made our holidays magical throughout the years. As the years go by and family dynamics change and grow, we look back on past holiday’s which remain some of our fondest lifelong memories. This is why custom canvases are great for personalizing your household’s holiday decorations! With October kicking off the start of the holiday season with Halloween, we can tell you how you can incorporate a custom canvas into your holiday decor! Who really wants to walk into their home to a six foot tall witch that will let out a cackle at every passerby? Blowing up photos from past Halloweens, photos of pumpkins you hand carved, or a creepy haunted house you went to as a tradition adds a personal touch to your decorations without turning your home into what looks like a holiday themed antique shop or garage sale. hand turkeyDuring Thanksgiving time, remember those finger paint “hand turkeys” and all the fun thanksgiving art your little sister made? Now you can preserve these precious pieces on custom canvases simply by taking a photo of the art or scanning it, then uploading the image onto a canvas!

Much like how Mom still hangs up the Christmas ornaments you made in grade school (even if they are falling apart), we think that the photos you took at the mall while sitting on Santa’s lap when you were five can add a really fun personal touch to your home,  instead of sitting in a photo album all year long.  A custom canvas is also a great way to decorate your home for the holidays without completely ruining the decor or theme of your household.

Custom canvases are an amazing way to bring family memories, old and new to life and remind everyone of  these good times throughout the season!

Create A Custom Canvas That Goes with the Top 2017 Interior Design Trends

Do you love current design trends but don’t know where to start? Watch this quick video to see the top 10 design trends in 2017. Take what you learn and design a custom canvas print to start your new theme. Whether you’re going for dark, modern, farmhouse chic, it’s easy with a custom design.

Hang a Canvas On Your Wall WITHOUT a Nail!

Did you know you can hang a canvas on your wall without a nail? YUP! Check this out, just use a normal adhesive hanger from any store, like CVS even, and you’re good! Just make sure to get a hook small enough that it won’t show above the top of the frame, and you’re ready to hang a canvas without making a hole in the wall! Here’s a quick vid showing you how easy it can be:

Inspirational Quote Prints To Spruce Up Your Home

Have you ever had a moment where life just isn’t going your way only to glance up and see an inspirational saying that instantly boosts your mood? With MakeCanvasPrints, you can create inspirational quote prints that are sure to not only boost your mood but also spruce up a room. With a variety of fonts, colors and graphic details to choose from, you have the ability to create any size print just the way you want it.

Inspirational Quote Prints as Mood Boosters

We all have those quotes that have stuck with us all our lives, the ones that instantly come to mind when we are looking for inspiration or encouragement. Whether they are words we wrote ourselves, heard from our parents, or There is no better way to remind yourself of your favorite quote than to put it on a wall hanging. It’s a simple and fun process to create inspirational quote prints on our website. Within minutes you can type out your quote, choose your font, and add the finishing touches to your design. All you have to do from there is await the delivery of your quote print and decide where to hang it.

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Make a Statement

You can use your inspirational quote prints as statement pieces to tie a room together. Place it front and center on in your hallway or above your bed in your bedroom. With a print like this, you can totally change the look and feel of a room while lifting spirits at the same time.

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Custom Art Prints to Spruce up Any Room

Custom art prints are a great way to spruce up any room. If you an established artist, a beginner, or just a creative person, you will likely love the idea of getting your creations out there. Every artist enjoys sharing their work, and what better way to do it than hanging it in your home? Your guests are sure to be impressed when the walk into a room and see a gorgeous print hanging, only to find out it is in fact your original artwork.

With our online customizer, we make it simple to transfer your designs straight to canvas. We offer a variety of different sizes, sure to be the perfect for any wall you are looking to decorate. Our custom art prints come in both portrait and landscape sizes and are the same quality you see and museums or art gallery openings.

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Quick and Easy Process

The process to customize your art print is quick, fun, and easy. First, create your design. Draw, paint, or create a masterpiece of the computer. Already have a favorite work of art? Even better! Once you’ve picked out the winner, you’re ready to upload it to our online customizer. To do this, simply scan your hand-drawn design and transfer it to your computer or convert your graphic design to a jpg. Then go to our site and select the size of canvas you’d like. This will take you to our customizer. During step one you will have the option to upload your own photo. From there you can play around with sizing and placement, and even add other graphics or text.

Now you’re ready to have your print shipped to you! The hardest part of the process is simply deciding which room to hang your masterpiece in.

Custom Canvases for Every Holiday this Year

With Easter quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to think about creating custom canvases for your favorite holiday. Whether it be Easter, Mother’s and Father’s Day, or Christmas, custom canvases are a great way to create decorations or gifts. With our custom design generator, you can choose any image you’d like to use, as well as add text, color, and much more.

Custom Canvases for Easter

Although Easter may not be the holiday that comes to mind when you think of custom canvases, you would be surprised at all the possibilities that lie in Easter-themed prints. If you are having a large party or family get-together, a custom print of a warm and welcoming Easter image will really set the tone for the gathering. If you and your family typically take part in an Easter egg hunt, step it up a notch with the final prize being not candy in a plastic egg, but a rather custom canvas featuring an image that is special to the person receiving. Since our custom canvases come in all different sizes, you can take your pick and order the perfect size for your Easter occasion.

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Create a Canvas for Every Holiday

Beyond Easter, there are plenty more options for custom holiday canvases. For every holiday throughout the year, there is a thoughtful, fun, and unique way to utilize our custom canvas printing service. For Mother’s and Father’s Day, show your parents you care with a family photo, baby photo, or other sentimental photo on a custom canvas. For Christmas or other winter holiday, give the gift of a similar touching canvas, or have some fun with it and create a canvas that brings back funny memories. The greatest thing about our canvas prints is that you can customize them to any holiday, so whatever the occasion, we’ve got you covered.

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Triptych Artform Printed On Canvas; Good Things Come In Threes

Design Your Own Triptych with Ease On Our Website

It’s easy to make a triptych by using our website. We have the best online design tools for you to upload photos, choose colors, and add custom text to your own triptych designs. What is a triptych? It’s typically a 3-panel canvas where the panels are separate from each other but the art is continuous across all 3. This makes for a really cool effect for any interior design.

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Historic Centuries-Old Style Called Triptych Reborn with Prints On Canvas

Triptych is a work of art that is similar to panel paintings, three to be exact, which is why it’s divided into three sections. The three even hand crafted panels that are hinged together and can be arranged in different ways freestanding. It is therefore a type of “polyptych”, the term for all multi-panel works. The middle panel is generally the largest and it is flanked by two smaller related works, however today there are many triptychs that use equal-sized panels like the ones on our website. The multi-panel form arises from early Christian art, and was a popular standard format for altar paintings from the Middle Ages onwards. Its geographical range was from the eastern Byzantine churches to the Celtic churches in the west. Today, however, triptychs are a popular interior design go-to element to make any space look special.

Modern Photographic Triptych Printed On Canvas At MakeCanvasPrints

A photographic triptych is a common style used in modern commercial artwork. The photographs are usually arranged with a plain border between them. The work may consist of separate images that are variants on a theme, or may be one continuous larger image split into three panels. Just about any landscape photos look great, or any photo with a wide format. Then again, you could always turn our template sideways in our customizer, and make the image span 3 panels vertically instead. The arrangement could also be staggered at a diagonal for a more playful design.

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Decorate Your Dorm With Photos Printed On Canvas

Use your photos of your college memories and upload them to a custom canvas print for your dorm room. You can add your own colors, text, and use our graphics too! Within minutes you can have an amazing canvas print for your dorm room wall.

College Memories For Your Dorm Room Decor

College dorms are drab enough with their generic beds and cafeteria food. Snoring roommates and loud parties – this is your push through into life. Trial by fire I guess you could say. The experiences that come from University Dorm  life will either scar you for life or make you smile each time you think of em’.  Being it’s your first adventure away from home a lot of new, lets say , freedoms come into your life. If you are like me you would want to capture it on film, then print the best moments out as art. Animal House 1

Art Imitates Life Capture It With MakeCanvasPrints

Printing on canvas to decorate your dorm room is the first thought because you are there right now most likely. Art imitates life they say – at make canvas prints  dot com this is indeed true! Especially when your iPhone seems like it’s operating itself, by itself and then on the camera app your videos and photos live.  Our process at www.makecanvasprints.com makes it so easy to take those fabulous images you’ve taken and make them look “hand painted”.  

Live The Dream MakeYour Own Creations

If you are the artsy type you might discover this; is a dream come true. Style is covered from Warhol looks or photoshopped original art based on your photos.  Like most you might just like clever projects involving art, and decorating your dorm room with canvas prints doesn’t sound bad…Infact it’s the perfect project to get your creative vibe on and we will walk you through it step by step. There are only like 3 steps.

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Make Your Dorm Room The Coolest On Campus

This is pretty much the only time a person goes off to college.  You only go off to school and become what you are going to be once so let www.makecanvasprints.com do the heavy lifting and make your dorm room the coolest pad on campus.