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How to Transfer Photos to Canvas

How to Transfer Photos to Canvas

If you’re a keen photographer and would like to display your work around your home, it’s so simple to transfer your photos to canvas! Similarly, if you have lovely photos from your wedding that you’d like to hang up in your living room, this how-to is for you. So, how do you transfer photos to canvas? It’s as simple as printing out the photo using a laser printer, then transferring it over. Plus, this method only requires a few materials, believe it or not. Read through the method to find out more!

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  1. Completely cover your canvas with fabric transfer medium very generously! Apply a heavy coat over the entire surface of the canvas using a paintbrush.
  2. Take your printed photograph, place it image-down onto the canvas, and press down. Allow it to dry for at least ten hours or overnight.
  3. Once the image has dried completely, fill an empty spray bottle with water and apply over the top of the paper to wet the surface.
  4. Rub over the entire surface until pieces of paper start to flake off, revealing you photo. Take your time and be gentle or you might remove the transfer by accident.
  5. Keep going until your whole image has been revealed, then apply one more coat of fabric transfer medium to protect the image.
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