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A canvas print is a digital image printed on canvas fabric and stretched across a wooden frame. We produce prints up to 60”x 60”.

Triptych Wall Art

Triptych wall art is created by taking a single image and printing on three separate canvas prints that when combined form one image.

Canvas Wall Display

Our wall displays are curated collections of different size prints styled to create a stunning focal wall. Choose from three to nine image displays.

Canvas Collage Prints

Canvas collage prints feature multiple photographs, artfully arranged, on one single canvas print.  CanvasPrints.com offers collage designs featuring three to nine images.

Photo Gifts

Our photo gifts offer a variety of products to personalize with your favorite photos and art.  Coffee mugs, mouse pads, magnets, coasters and more!

Photo Pillows

Photo pillows are design accents which allow you to print a single photo on both the front and back.

Metal Prints

Metal prints use art-grade aluminum for a compelling, impactful, and durable presentation. The dye-sublimation process creates vivid color reproduction and is weatherproof, UV protected, and scratch resistant.

Woven Blankets

Woven blankets are made from 100% cotton featuring fringe edges and the photo of your choice. Dry clean only.

Fleece Blankets

Our fleece blankets are made from velvety soft fleece to keep you warm and comfortable all year. One side is printed with your favorite photo and the backside is cream fleece. Machine washable.

Pet Portraits

A pet portrait is a great way to show off your special furry friend and can be printed on wall decor, home goods, blankets, pillows, and more!

Solvent Inks

A solvent ink is an ink that contains an oil-based solution. This allows our canvas prints to be water-resistant. Our eco-solvent Epson Ultrachrome GS3 ink has its pigment suspended in a biodegradable solution which is earth friendly and protects the environment.

Custom Posters

Our custom posters are a quick, easy, and affordable option for promoting your event, business, or even printing your favorite vintage movie posters for your living space. Choose from matte, gloss, or semi-gloss paper.

Cotton Blended Canvas

We source our cotton-poly blended canvas from Austin, Texas to create a premium quality canvas fabric. Our canvas fabric yield deep and rich colors

Acrylic Prints

Acrylic prints take a photographic image and pressure bond it to an acrylic sheet or block. The result is a more water-resistant material in which light passes through the print, giving the image an illuminative quality.

Dye Sublimation

A type of digital printing technology that uses heat transfer to apply the image to the substrate or medium. It’s how we print our canvas prints and more! 

Blind Shipping

This is a service in which we remove all branding from the product and package. This option is typically used by businesses wanting to resell the item such as artists and photographers.

Floating Frames

These specially designed, 100% poplar wood frames enhance the look of your canvas print by providing it with a floating appearance on your wall. Choose from black, gold, white, silver, espresso, and barnwood gray finishes.

Burst Mode Setting

A smartphone camera setting that takes more than one photo which usually stops once the shutter button is released or the phone’s internal memory fills up. This camera mode is perfect for capturing candid, family moments.

MDF (Multi-Density Fibreboard)

An eco-friendly wood type created by using soft or hardwood scraps. It's then combined with a binder and formed into a natural wood like texture using high pressure and high temperatures. 

Blur Border

This is a type of canvas print border style that blurs the edges of your image as it wraps around the back of the canvas frame

Mirror Border

This canvas print border option reverses your image for the sides of the canvas frame as it wraps to the back giving a mirrored image effect.

Colored Borders

With this border style the image will flow over the top edge of the frame, just a fraction, and then the Black, White or Gray border selection will print as a solid on the sides of the canvas frame as it wraps to the back.  

Digital Proof

A digital proof is a digital mock-up of what your final print will look like with the selected border attached. Customers must approve the digital proof before the order is submitted to production. The Priority Production option is not available when you select a digital proof.

Hanging Kit

This is a premium option that allows you to easily hang your canvas print with a wire installed on the canvas backside. 

Canvas Depth

Canvas depth refers to the thickness of the wood frame the canvas is stretched on. We offer our canvas depth in two options, 0.75” or 1.5”. Canvases over the size of 18”x 24” are automatically constructed on the 1.5” depth for stability and cannot be changed.

Priority Production

This option prioritizes your order through production so it will be shipped the next business day after it is received rather than the standard three business day production window. Orders placed after 3pm EST are received on the next business day. Priority Production does not affect the shipping time in transit and is not available when requesting a digital proof. 

Types of Ink

UV Curable

Ink remains a liquid until cured by intense UV light.

Solvent Inks

Ink created with an oil-based solution. This is the type of ink we use at CanvasPrints.com as this ink is long-lasting and doesn’t fade. 

Water-based Latex Inks

Dissolves color pigments by various resins in water instead of solvent ink. This type of ink is considered to be more eco-conscious.

Types of Canvas

UV Canvas
UV Canvas helps bring images to life with clarity and sharp detail. This style of canvas is known for its color density.

    Aqueous Canvas
    Aqueous canvas is a canvas that must be used with water-based inks. These canvases can be great for art and photography but have their limitations when it comes to other applications.