High Quality Canvas Printing
For our high quality canvas printing we print onto Fotospeed’s Renaissance Cotton Matt Canvas at 350gsm. This is a Polly/Cotton with natural white point base. Renaissance canvas offers wonderfully sharp images and excellent colour detail. All canvases are printed using genuine Epson Ultrachrome K3 inks with vivid magenta. Once printed each Canvas is given at least 24 hours to dry before it is coated. Once fully dry the canvas then has a laminate melted into the surface of the canvas using a Hotpress Vacuum Press or coated with a print varnish. The Hotpress gives a quality appearance to the completed canvas, but also means it is much more durable. It can then be wiped clean, it won’t scratch and there won’t be any issues of cracking where the ink comes apart from the fibres as it’s stretched around the edges of the stretcher bars.
We can also offer printing on Hahnemuhle Daguerre 400gsm Canvas upon request.
We offer two stretcher bars, standard and thick. Our standard size is 19mm high by 35mm wide and our premium size is 30mm high by 45mm wide. Some people prefer a canvas that doesn’t stick out from the wall too far and others prefer a chunky stretcher bar that does have larger sides.
All stretcher bars come completed with wedges in the back. Canvas naturally loses tension over time, by having stretcher bars with wedges should this happen you simply tap the wedges in slightly with a hammer and this will add the tension back to the canvas.
Option 1 Standard Wrap
A standard Wrap will take your existing image and wrap it around the sides of the stretchers bars. This is the most popular option, but you have to be aware if you have anything close to the edge of the frame this will wrap around the sides so is not ideal for all images.
Option 2 Solid Sides
With this option your image dimensions on the front will remain the same and we can add a solid white or black border for the sides of the stretcher bars.
Option 3 Mirrored Image
This option will take pixels from the edge of the image and mirror these around the sides so that the front stays the same with your image. We can send over a preview so you can see how this option will look.
Option 4 Side Wrap
This option works in a similar way to the mirrored image, however it is not a perfect reflection, but will add similar colours pixels in a subtle way to the edge which will be slightly blurred to enhance the sides and keep the main image intact.[/titled_box]
|Image / Stretcher Bar Size||Print Only||Standard Stretcher Bars||Large Stretcher Bars|
|12 x 8 inchs||£15.00||£20.00||£20.00|
|12 x 16 inchs||£17.00||£22.00||£24.00|
|16 x 20 inchs||£18.00||£25.00||£27.00|
|18 x 24 inchs||£20.00||£30.00||£32.00|
|20 x 24 inchs||£22.00||£40.00||£45.00|
|30 x 20 inchs||£24.00||£45.00||£45.00|
|12 x 12 inchs||£16.00||£22.00||£24.00|
|16 x 16 inchs||£18.00||£23.00||£25.00|
|18 x 18 inchs||£19.00||£25.00||£27.00|
|20 x 20 inchs||£22.00||£30.00||£32.00|
|22 x 18 inchs||£23.00||£35.00||£40.00|
|24 x 12 inchs||£18.00||£26.00||£28.00|
|32 x 16 inchs||£22.00||£35.00||£37.00|
|40 x 20 inchs||£25.00||£45.00||£50.00|
The above table represents a few of the popular sizes, however we can print to other sizes too. Please contact us for further details.