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Reverse Canvas Tutorial

So Fontys’s sign designs, specifically, are perfect for making reverse canvases. A reverse canvas is a relatively new technique where the canvas is taken off the wood frame, heat transfer vinyl is added, and then the canvas is reattached to the back of the frame for a new look.

Start by using an Xacto knife to cut the canvas along the outside of the staples to remove the canvas from the frame.  Cut your sign design on heat transfer vinyl and apply it with a heat press. The next step is to re-attach the canvas to the wood frame.  Read More