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How To Transfer A Photo To Wood

By on January 18, 2015

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Creating an art project is a great activity that can be done any time of the year. Some of the art projects are perfect projects to do with young children to keep them occupied on a rainy or cold day. With this in mind, this particular project involves transferring a photo to wood. Most people can do this by using a few simple supplies. The process to transfer a photo to wood will require any image that is printed on paper. If you do not want to damage an original photo, then scan a copy to use instead.

The actual image that you will use to transfer a photo to wood will need to be a laser copy. This copy can be made on any standard laser copier. Copies made on an ink-jet printer will not work. If you don’t have access to a laser copier, your best bet is to go to any copy store or office supply store and have one made. One important factor to keep in mind when making or obtaining your laser copy is that you will need to create a mirror or reverse image. If you do not do this, then the image will not look correct when you transfer a photo to wood.

The best type of wood to use for this project is a standard cutting board. You can find cutting boards at most thrift stores or you can often find affordable options at some of the larger stores. Alternatively, you could also transfer a photo to wood using an old cutting board that is no longer being used. To create the best product, make sure to get the size correct. This means the photo may need to be resized to fit on the wood. Finally, the actual transfer process will require the use of a foam paint brush and an old rag.

Discover the complete instructions that you will need to transfer a photo to wood at sewcreativeblog.com here…

How To Transfer A Photo To Wood


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