Understanding the Wall Art Safe Art Space within Blurb's Online Tool

When you view your Canvas or Metal Wall Art project you may notice a pink shaded area around the image. The size of that pink area, and what it means for your print, depends on the material you have selected

Canvas

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For Canvas Wall Art, the pink area represents the part of the image that will wrap around a 1 ½” frame and will not be seen when looking directly at the front of your print. Keep all important elements out of the pink area, but make sure your image extends all the way to the outer edges of the frame to ensure the printed image fully wraps around all four sides.

*See the Canvas Wall Art page for more details on how this will appear. 

 

Metal

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For Metal Wall Art, the pink area represents what is known as bleed. Bleed is necessary with many printed materials to ensure that the image will print completely from edge to edge without a white border. The bleed will be trimmed off, so do not place any important elements in this area, but make sure your image extends completely to the outer edges of the frame.

 

Acrylic

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For Acrylic Wall Art, there is no need to worry about wrap or bleed. You also won’t see a pink shaded area when creating Acrylic prints, so simply fill the entire image area and your design will print as you see it within the tool.

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