How to Create Photo Transfer Art

Turn your favorite images into framed pieces of art with these simple steps.
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From: Design on a Dime

transfer paper
printer
canvas
iron
sepia-toned color wash (optional)

Steps:

1. Print your chosen image onto transfer paper.

2. Place the paper face down on a piece of stretched canvas.

3. Iron on the paper and peel it off to reveal the image.

4. For an antiqued effect, apply a sepia-toned color wash.

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