Canvas Prints

Stretched Canvas Prints

It’s not a difficult decision to choose Print.co.za for your stretched canvas images. We use top quality canvas media and premium wooden stretchers. Our prices are amazing and our long lasting inks produce perfect images on our 380 gram canvas. Our inks consist of durable latex and are eco-friendly, therefore do not give off any harsh solvent smells and are also scratch resistant. It’s up to you whether you want your prints in portrait, landscape or square. We have multiple sizes for you to choose from otherwise we can supply you with your own custom size. Our canvas is printed on our large format digital printer in high resolution. We suggest that your images be a minimum of 300dpi to scale. We can assist you in scaling and cropping your photos at no charge. We always send a proof for approval before we go to print and allow as many changes as needs. Let Print help you reimagine your home or office walls with one of our stunning stretched canvases.

Uses, advantages and specifications

  • High resolution printing
  • Quality 380g artist canvas
  • Wide variety of sizes to choose from
  • Custom sizes available on request
  • Beautiful long lasting colours

What is CMYK?

CMYK is an ink format. Representing cyan, magenta, yellow and black. These colours are then printed in certain percentages to make up all the colours on the print. Our machines have additional colours light cyan and light magenta allowing us a larger colour gamut. Another common ink configuration is RGB which represents, red, green and blue.

Accepted File Formats

If we are not going to be doing the design for you, we ask you to kindly send through your artwork in one of the following formats. PDf format published to scale, a Corel Draw file ensuring all fonts are converted to curves and a JPG image save to scale with a preferable resolution of 300dpi.

Rich Black vs 100% Black

A question that very few ask. In a CMYK ink system 100% black is printed using the black cartridge only. This makes for a slightly dull or flat black which is very acceptable however to make the black on your print a bit darker or "richer" we print using a combination of all colours including 100% black ink. Keep that in mind when doing your artwork. 

What is Font Outlining?

 If a font being used is not present on another system, the system automatically uses a default font and often without any warning. To guarantee the correct fonts are printed, all fonts should be outlined or converted to curves. However note that this makes the text uneditable. 

Coating Types

Various medias will have different coatings. All the media we use is coated specifically for the use in our machines. Things to keep in mind are if a media is glossy, it generally means it cannot be written on using ink pens. Other forms of coating are matte and UV standard or UV spot. 

What Media to Choose?

Well that is certainly up to you and should be thought of at the design stage. We have a wide variety of media for you to print on, such as vinyl, pvc, canvas, contravision, multiple types of paper, wallpaper and more. We are always here if you are uncertain or have any questions.

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