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Metal Prints kept in one dirty car!

July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Metal Prints kept in one dirty car!

Our passion for Acrylic and Metal prints goes without question. It is within our nature to produce high quality products that have you returning for more!  I am a huge fan of podcasts. Especially those

A Day in the Life Of

June 18th, 2018|Comments Off on A Day in the Life Of

Creating custom Acrylic and Metal prints is very intriguing as we get to witness a spectrum of images. Art is objective – one photograph can leave me breathless while others are cast to the wayside.

Acrylic and Prints on Metal Prints – Q & A

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Acrylic and Prints on Metal Prints – Q & A

Diving into art mediums may seem like a huge feat. Without full understanding, we may avoid creating our own custom pieces. Rest assure, we are here to address the most common questions relating to Acrylic

Introducing the New Acrylic Lite

May 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Introducing the New Acrylic Lite

Big Acrylic focuses on acrylic printing. We are constantly brainstorming for new ideas and viable products. The process takes time, yet once a new discovery comes forth, we are confident in the outcome. Now, let

How to take Great Pictures of Children for Acrylic Prints

March 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on How to take Great Pictures of Children for Acrylic Prints

<< Back to Blogs Photos with your Phone >> At bigacrylic.com we specialize in acrylic prints, large or small. Custom acrylic prints is what we do! We're not one of those 'all in one' giant

Acrylic Prints Photos: Taking Quality and Creative Pictures with your Phone

March 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Acrylic Prints Photos: Taking Quality and Creative Pictures with your Phone

> At bigacrylic.com we specialize in acrylic prints, large or small. Custom acrylic prints is what we do! We're not one of those 'all in one' giant art retailers. Our customers are our life-line and

Acrylic Prints with Standoffs

February 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Acrylic Prints with Standoffs

> At bigacrylic.com we specialize in acrylic prints, large or small. Custom acrylic prints is what we do! We're not one of those 'all in one' giant art retailers. Our customers are our life-line and

Customize your acrylic table top

January 13th, 2018|Comments Off on Customize your acrylic table top

Like with all of our products we like to think our Acrylic table top is novel and a great product and an example of thinking outside the box. We offer an array of display options

Custom acrylics with extra flare

December 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Custom acrylics with extra flare

Many customers want to create custom  acrylic panels that are original and modern.  The normal acrylic printed panel where we print on the back and come through the front is not enough for them.  

Acrylic facemounts or Acrylic prints

October 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Acrylic facemounts or Acrylic prints

Not sure what to choose. Read below. Both Prints on Acrylic and Acrylic facemounts are quality products but service different markets.  "I have a great photo of my family and want to put it up

Large acrylic print made easy

August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Large acrylic print made easy

We often receive phone calls offering software that would make our website run by itself.  All the bells and whistles come with the software making it user-friendly and the ultimate buying experience.  A big talking

Large Acrylic photo prints done right

August 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Large Acrylic photo prints done right

When working on a office project that wants to create  acrylic photo prints from photos or metal prints - We use certain guidelines to make the process as transparent as we can. We confirm that

Aluminium Prints guide : Things to know

July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Aluminium Prints guide : Things to know

Aluminium prints guide: Things to know Whats the largest  aluminium  prints you can do ? The largest print size available is 48- 96 inches Whats the difference between Acrylic Prints and Aluminium prints ? Acrylic

Best digital acrylic prints questions

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Best digital acrylic prints questions

Does thicker acrylic  offer better results ? Weather you purchase digital acrylic prints that are 1/8 ", 3/16", 1/4" or 3/8 in thickness the quality of print is the same. The only difference being thicker

The Difference Between Dye Sublimation and Digital Printing

July 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The Difference Between Dye Sublimation and Digital Printing

As technology advances so does our ability to creatively transfer digital images onto a wide variety of materials. Both digital printing and dye sublimation on metal  are extremely desirable ways to print your photos. However,

How to Maintain Your Acrylic Photo Prints

June 26th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Maintain Your Acrylic Photo Prints

Photos printed on acrylic have a definite WOW factor. Whatever the image, there is a vibrancy and brilliance that is hard to achieve in other mediums. Acrylic photo prints take your photos to a whole

DPI Printing on Metal and acrylic

June 19th, 2017|Comments Off on DPI Printing on Metal and acrylic

 What is DPI ? Many people are confused as to what these 3 letters mean and more importantly, how they determine the print quality of their digital images. Basically, DPI stands for Dots Per Inch.

Underwater Photos with iPhones

June 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Underwater Photos with iPhones

Taking underwater photos with iPhones can open up a whole new world of photography! Whether you want to capture someone dancing in the rain, swimming in a pool, or the amazing ocean life you see

Wall Art: Designing Small Spaces 

June 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Wall Art: Designing Small Spaces 

When it comes to design, size doesn’t matter! Wether you are living in an apartment, condo, small home you can maximize your space and make a bold statement with dazzling wall art. Choosing the right

Large Metal Prints to Create a Lasting Impression

May 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Large Metal Prints to Create a Lasting Impression

You notice the brilliance the minute you walk in the room. The light, the depth, the size... feels, somehow, luxurious! You’re unable to take your eyes off of it! It is a magnificent large metal print. You feel

Face Mounting on Acrylic for Fine Art Nature Photography

May 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Face Mounting on Acrylic for Fine Art Nature Photography

Art inspires, motivates, and can calm nerves. In a previous blog we spoke about the stress reducing effects of natural scenery. In today’s blog we will look at the field of Fine Art Nature Photography. These incredible

Pop Art on Acrylic

April 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Pop Art on Acrylic

Think vibrant colours, bold graphic lines, and the images you see on a daily basis. This is the stuff of Pop Art, the movement that uses product labels, cartoons, celebrities, advertising, and blows them up

Buying Images Online!

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Buying Images Online!

 Our clients often tell us that they love an image shown in the Gallery section of our site. We tell our clients that if they are looking for a particular theme to check out Shutterstock. This is

Family Photos Into Art

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Family Photos Into Art

Ever wonder what happens to old family photos? Many find their way to estate sales, flea markets and often the garbage bin! The saying goes that one person’s trash is another’s treasure and for many

Computer Generated Art

March 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Computer Generated Art

What do these 3 images have in common? They are all versions of computer generated art! We often hear words like exposure, brush stroke, figurative, abstract, landscape in discussions around the visual arts. Turn to the world of computer

The HDR Effect

March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The HDR Effect

There are various cool tools to make your acrylic image or metal image more intense. HDR is one that we love to work with here at Big Acrylic HDR stands for High Dynamic range. Photos

Art Reduces Stress Naturally!

March 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Art Reduces Stress Naturally!

Is it true that art reduces stress naturally? Just imagine the scenario where your doctor sends you to a museum instead of the pharmacy! More and more studies are confirming this phenomenon - that your environment plays

Filters That Create Amazing iPhone Art

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Filters That Create Amazing iPhone Art

Amazing iPhone Art At heart, we are all artists and if we are not actively making art, we are busy appreciating it. And like an artist, when we walk by a park and the light

Clear Acrylic adds another dimension to your photos

January 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Clear Acrylic adds another dimension to your photos

It is standard to have the back of an acrylic print have opaque white.  We print the image in back then add the white opaque color in back.We do this for a few reasons It

  • Brushed metal print of multicolored homes in front of a lake.

Black & White Photo on Brushed Metal: Capturing the Divine

January 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Black & White Photo on Brushed Metal: Capturing the Divine

Black & white photography capture a connection, beauty, and timelessness that I feel is unique and even inherent to the art. Moreover, I feel photographers who prefer this medium have a unique eye that hones

Create Mixed media Wall Art

December 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Create Mixed media Wall Art

Mixed media combines traditional paint, ink and other art forms to create a work of art. While Walking in the city I came across  mixed media wall art  which included wallpaper and thick Acrylic.  Located

Create an Acrylic Triptych from your photos

November 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Create an Acrylic Triptych from your photos

There has been an increasing demand for Acrylic Triptych and Metal Triptychs recently. Because these usually are very large files there a certain requirements needed to produce the best results. A Triptych is an image

  • Acrylic print of clouds over buildings in black and white.

Acrylic Float option

November 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Acrylic Float option

What is a float display A float option for your Acrylic or metal is a display feature that allows your panel to float off the wall.  The float option is a very popular and modern

  • Acrylic print of sun setting over water.

Guidelines in creating a large acrylic print

October 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Guidelines in creating a large acrylic print

It happens at least 5 times a week. A customer calling with the desire to create a large Acrylic print or Metal from there iphone or old camera. We always try to explain that even

  • Brushed metal print of flower in vase with a thick black border on the left.

Metal wrap around print

September 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Metal wrap around print

One of the products receiving a lot of attention is our wrap-around metal display box. While going over metal print options with a client, I mentioned the design and we found the perfect solution for

  • Canvas print of view of city from hilltop.

Acrylic or Canvas? Click to find out

September 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Acrylic or Canvas? Click to find out

Acrylic or Canvas? Is the choice just a matter of taste?   There is no way to remember the number of times I’ve been asked about the differences between acrylic prints and canvas. I think

  • Acrylic print of clouds over mountains and water seperated into two panels.

Acrylic prints with great service

August 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Acrylic prints with great service

I hadn’t planned to write a post today but a recent phone call inspired me to share At BigAcrylic, we enjoy speaking with our customers. Whether it’s to provide simple information to a

  • Canvas epoxy print of sunrise over ocean with rocks and fog.

Epoxycanvas

August 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Epoxycanvas

We now have the ability to take our printed canvas and create a glossy, elegant look. The process will transform the canvas into a chic piece of art. We call this remarkable new product: Epoxy

  • Acrylic abstract multicolored print made into three panels for sliding doors.

½ inch Large Acrylic Prints for Residence

July 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on ½ inch Large Acrylic Prints for Residence

Lessons learned and another customer satisfied.   About a year ago, an architect contacted us about creating several large acrylic prints. As always, we were confident about our ability to meet his order. One particularly

  • Multi colored rocks on a white washed metal background with gloss.

Metal prints now available with gloss

January 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Metal prints now available with gloss

Hope the New year is treating you all well so far. We at Bigacrylic had a busy holiday season and thank all of our customers for their support. The New year brings is some more

  • Acrylic print of palm trees in front of multicolored buildings seperated into three panels.

Large Acrylic prints is what we do

October 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Large Acrylic prints is what we do

We always strive to make shopping for large size acrylic and Metals a positive experience. One of the biggest challenges we experience is shipping large acrylic prints and metal prints that are 40-50 or 40

Urban graffiti Art

August 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Urban graffiti Art

No time like the summer to roam the city with camera in hand. It takes no time to realize that art is all around us. Weather its the architecture of buildings in the downtown core

  • Acrylic print shape option.

Acrylic Panel shapes and sizes

July 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Acrylic Panel shapes and sizes

Creating cool acrylic panel shapes is something that we can do at Big Acrylic. Whether you want a small panel or a large panel we can create something spectacular.  You can as well do the

Acrylic Panel size and styles we offer

June 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Acrylic Panel size and styles we offer

We often receive phone call inquiring weather the thickness of the acrylic panel creates a better quality image.  The answer is no. The thickness of the acrylic panel you choose is really based on the

Affordable big acrylic prints

April 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Affordable big acrylic prints

Many of our customers were inquiring about purchasing big acrylic print at a low cost while still maintaining an elegant look. Our base model acrylic print comes on a frame with black adhesive sides.  A

Custom Back lit acrylic

February 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Custom Back lit acrylic

The back lit Acrylic was developed for our customers that wanted a light source to shine through the back of the acrylic thus intensifying the colours and wow factor of your digital photo

Not All Standoffs are the same

November 14th, 2014|Comments Off on Not All Standoffs are the same

What is a standoff A standoff system is a way to hang your Acrylic or metal print. The standoffs size may be small, but is intricate with many small part. Four standoffs  come is a box. Holes

The many uses of sintra

November 7th, 2014|Comments Off on The many uses of sintra

 What is Sintra Sintra is a Lightweight rigid board of expanded closed- cell polyvinyl chloride extruded in a homogeneous sheet with a low gloss matte finish. Sintra comes in sheets of of 48" by 96"

Canvas print

October 31st, 2014|Comments Off on Canvas print

If you are looking to add flare to a digital photo there are many choices you can make. In the past ten years or so printing images on canvas has become very popular. If you

  • Acrylic print of multicolored urban graffiti.

Making sure your custom acrylic print is 1000 %

October 24th, 2014|Comments Off on Making sure your custom acrylic print is 1000 %

We always spend time with our customers to help them decide details of the custom acrylic print they want to produce. Sometimes it takes 5 minutes other times it can take much longer in multiple phone

  • Image of guitarist Keith Richards.

How to find photos for fine art acrylic prints

October 8th, 2014|Comments Off on How to find photos for fine art acrylic prints

We received a call the other day concerning a gentleman who was looking to produce fine art acrylic prints but needed photos to reproduce. It was an odd demand since most customers call with images

  • Acrylic print of multiple pictures of flowers.

Acrylic wall prints creates mosaic

October 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on Acrylic wall prints creates mosaic

The Challenge We received a call a few months ago about from a customer who wanted to create acrylic wall  prints using photos he had taken of a collection of flowers he had. His vision

The Real 3d Acrylic Wall ART

September 30th, 2014|Comments Off on The Real 3d Acrylic Wall ART

  We often test concepts and ideas at Big Acrylic. We often compare Acrylic Prints to High definition T.v and the 3d effect it has. Wanting to take this a step further we wanted to

  • Acrylic print of mountains, lake, and tree divided into three panels.

Acrylic group photos are modern and unique

September 24th, 2014|Comments Off on Acrylic group photos are modern and unique

Recently we have received emails and phone call concerning photo splits, or Acrylic group photos.  Designers and decorators have told us they are available at many canvas websites and should be added to our product

  • Acrylic print of a big city street with lights and billboards.

Aluminium Photos on Metal is modern plus

September 22nd, 2014|Comments Off on Aluminium Photos on Metal is modern plus

Aluminium photos on Metal as mentioned in our prior posts really stand out and transforms the way a room looks. Our white Metal really shows amazing color contrasts while our brushed metal shows the contours

  • Image shows panel around acrylic print.

Custom Acrylic Prints is what we do best !

September 18th, 2014|Comments Off on Custom Acrylic Prints is what we do best !

With summer drawing to a close and the busy fall and winter season ahead of us we thought it would be a good idea to go over our most recent product offerings in Acrylic photo prints as

  • Acrylic print in black and white of wedding couple.

Acrylic Photo Print on Black Acrylic

August 29th, 2014|Comments Off on Acrylic Photo Print on Black Acrylic

We always try to offer different Acrylic photo prints at Big Acrylic. Do what other companies are not and distinguish ourselves as a innovator in large format acrylic printing. While surfing the net ,i  happen

  • Acrylic print of multicolored urban graffiti.

Making sure you receive the best Acrylic Print

August 27th, 2014|Comments Off on Making sure you receive the best Acrylic Print

Whenever we receive an order for An Acrylic print or Metal print we go through a number of checks and balances.  Without doing this there is always a possibility that the customer receives a product

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Digital printing on 3/8″ Acrylic Panel

August 22nd, 2014|Comments Off on Digital printing on 3/8″ Acrylic Panel

We offer different thickness's of acrylic.    1/8, 3/16, and 1/4 inch can be chosen when creating your acrylic. Over the past few months we have received inquiries about offering thicker acrylic panels to the

Prints on metal are not created equally

August 14th, 2014|Comments Off on Prints on metal are not created equally

We often receive phone call inquiring about prints on metal.                                                  

Metal photo prints with a proprietary display feature

July 24th, 2014|Comments Off on Metal photo prints with a proprietary display feature

  We offer many display and hanging options with our Metal photo prints.  All have special features and benefits.  Metal photo prints with the float option is modern, affordable and a simple design. We attach

Acrylic prints with the best colour consistancy

July 22nd, 2014|Comments Off on Acrylic prints with the best colour consistancy

Recently, a local customer wanted some advice on the photos she wanted to create acrylic prints from. She had been on a wonderful trip North and had taken breath taking photo of Aurora Borealis.  We

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Acrylic photo panels that meet any budget

July 19th, 2014|Comments Off on Acrylic photo panels that meet any budget

The challenge At Bigacrylic we are known for offering many different finishing and hanging options for our Acrylic photo panels.  We often receive phone calls from a wide spectrum of digital artists and photographers inquiring

Acrylic photo prints with extra flare

July 15th, 2014|Comments Off on Acrylic photo prints with extra flare

The demand At Bigacrylic we always try to offer something special with our Acrylic photo prints. This entails keeping up with trends in our industry and responding to what our clients want. Within the last

  • Metal print of a montage of pictures of different women and their autographs.

Photos on Metal at work

July 11th, 2014|Comments Off on Photos on Metal at work

As most of you know, one of our most popular products involves printing Photos on Metal. The brushed aluminium surface is more forgiving as it improves the quality of photos that are less than perfect.

Acrylic prints offered in large sizes

July 10th, 2014|Comments Off on Acrylic prints offered in large sizes

There are lots of ways to print your most cherished photos and enable them to be displayed as art, but there is not a more stunning method than having your favourite photographs printed on acrylic.

Printing photos on Acrylic verses printing on canvas

May 30th, 2014|Comments Off on Printing photos on Acrylic verses printing on canvas

Printing photos on Acrylic is a new medium that will compete with canvas A New Medium Photos on canvas was introduced into the marketplace 10 years ago and has been growing ever since .Printing photos

  • how to select an acrylic print

Image size guide for printing on acrylic

May 27th, 2014|Comments Off on Image size guide for printing on acrylic

How to select photo size for acrylic prints We often receive acrylic print orders where the file size is too small for the size the customer wants. Unless you are a professional photographer who understands

  • Brushed metal print of multicolored homes in front of a lake.

Printing on Metal- Brushed Aluminum Panels

May 25th, 2014|Comments Off on Printing on Metal- Brushed Aluminum Panels

Printing on Aluminium- A modern way to display your Photo One of the most popular services we offer is printing on Metal. We offer brushed aluminium metal prints that offer a very modern and contemporary