How to stretch the canvas.


This print is produced for a "Gallery Wrap". The image is stretched around the sides of the stretcher frame and the staples are on the back. The image is taken right up to the back edge of the sides and shows on the sides.

"Gallery Wrap" lend itself to being hung with or without a frame. However, if you use the "Gallery Wrap" and a frame, the image on the sides is lost.

The frame is usually 1" (approx. 2,5cm) thick. As a result, the hardware (staples or tacks) used to secure the canvas are not visible. The sides of the canvas are prepared and primed in the same manner as the face or front. This method of stretching and preparing a canvas allows for a frameless presentation of the finished painting.

See the instruction here:



Please make sure that the wooden stretcher you are using is exactly the size of the Canvas Edition you ordered.

(sizes start at 60 cm x 60 cm - 23,5" x 23,5")

1 cm = 0.393701”
for example

80 cm = 80x0.393701= 31.5”
100cm = 100x0.393701= 39.37”

See the table below for YOUR measurements!




Use care in doing it yourself.

We strongly advice that you seek a professional framing store in your area to do it for you. 


How to stretch the canvas.
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