Printing on Canvas

Written by Fabio Braghi

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and a professional one are many but I will focus onrepparttar most important. First, commercial machines can be outfitted with pigmented inks; these inks differ from dye inks commonly found inrepparttar 149661 cheap home printers because they are archival and will not fade for decades. Dyes onrepparttar 149662 other hand will start losing brilliance in a matter of months. There are some home use printers now that offer a form of hybrid dye/pigment system. The second difference isrepparttar 149663 nozzle quality; pro level systems have extremely sophisticated nozzles that can render a very fine dot and exceptional tonal rendition.

The process of printing on fine art materials such as canvas and watercolor papers is referred to as "giclee". Giclee is a french term that loosely translated means "sprayed on". It refers torepparttar 149664 nozzles which spray ink ontorepparttar 149665 paper. Giclee printing involves some ofrepparttar 149666 characteristics described above and it is usually performed by professional shops.

You can read more about giclee and fine art canvas printing on our website.

Fabio Braghi is the owner and printmaker of a Fine art giclee print company with over fifteen years of experience in digital imaging.

Make Your Own Citronella Candles

Written by Cassie Morgan

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1.Makerepparttar Wick - Soak a piece of heavy string or cord into wax and set to dry on a sheet of wax paper. You can also buy candle wicks instead of making them. 2.Heatrepparttar 149589 Wax - Heat your container to approximately 140 degrees and place unmelted wax into it. 3.Add Citronella - Asrepparttar 149590 wax is melting add 1-2 drops of citronella. 4.Releaser - Asrepparttar 149591 wax is melting; spray your releaser into your mold. 5.Stir - Stirrepparttar 149592 melting wax softly with your wooden spoon. 6.Pour - Pourrepparttar 149593 wax intorepparttar 149594 mold and remember not to fill it torepparttar 149595 top. Leave about one inch atrepparttar 149596 top ofrepparttar 149597 mold. 7.Wicks - Placerepparttar 149598 wicks intorepparttar 149599 melting wax. Hold wick in place either using your hand or tie it to a pencil in order to ensurerepparttar 149600 wick stays upright and does not fall over. 8.Set to dry.

Making citronella candles is as easy as 1-2-3! Be truly unique and buy terra-cotta pots, paint them and use them as one-of-a-kind candle holders!

Cassie Morgan is an avid candle fan who loves making candles in her spare time. Due to her expertise, she also does freelance writing for sites like Candles and Candle Making – a site that offers information about candle making and soap making.

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