April 2015

  1. 6 new kitchen canvas print ideas

    6 new kitchen canvas print ideas

    Whether you’re a food fanatic or have a foodie in your life you’ll want to read on for our new food focussed canvas print ideas. We’ve previously shared tips on the blog about How to create your own foodscapes and today we’re looking at new ideas for customised wall art that’s just perfect for brightening up your kitchen space. Here...
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  2. Copyright information for World IP Day

    Copyright information for World IP Day

    Happy World Intellectual Property Day everyone! This blog post will introduce some of the rules around intellectual property and why they are relevant to canvas prints. World Intellectual Property Day takes place every April 26th and aims to celebrate the work of innovators of all kind and highlight the importance of protecting their efforts through awareness and adherence to IP...
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  3. Celebrate St George’s Day by snapping England’s finest

    Celebrate St George’s Day by snapping England’s finest

    It may be slightly overshadowed by all the talk of the general election at the moment but tomorrow (April 23rd) is Saint George's Day, the National Day for England. St George is England’s patron saint thanks to his success at the battle of Agincourt in 1415 AD, but did you know he’s also the patron saint of scouting. In England...
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  4. Cloud Photography tips for Look up at the Sky Day

    Cloud Photography tips for Look up at the Sky Day

    There really does seem to be a day for everything in the modern calendar and today is all about looking up at the big blue sky and appreciating the beauty and enormity of it all. Whether the sky you’re under today is grey and foggy, clear and blue or dotted with fantastically fluffy clouds, now’s the time to take it...
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  5. Photo thoughts for National Pet Month

    Photo thoughts for National Pet Month

    Brits love their pets. According to research from the Pet Food Manufacturers Association, 46 per cent of households have a pet and the UK pet population (including fish) is now a whopping 65 million. Fish kept in tanks are the most commonly owned, followed by pond fish, coming in at positions three and four respectively are cats and dogs. It’s...
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  6. Canvas print ideas for Siblings Day!

    Canvas print ideas for Siblings Day!

    Our top tips for creating unique gifts to celebrate siblings day Happy Siblings Day everyone! Not heard of Siblings Day? For those who aren’t in the know, Siblings Day originates from the US. The day was first held in 1997 and was launched by a woman called Claudia Evart in memory of her brother and sister who both died at...
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  7. Our website is a finalist in the Art & Framing Industry Awards 2015

    Our website is a finalist in the Art & Framing Industry Awards 2015

    It’s not just the return of the sunny weather that has us celebrating here at Parrotprint HQ this week, we’re pleased to be able to share the news that we’re up for our first award or rather, our website is! Our very own custom canvas print website is a finalist in the Website of the Year category at the Art...
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  8. Can you take good photographs on an iPad?

    Can you take good photographs on an iPad?

    It might seem like tablet computers have been part of our everyday lives for as long as the Internet has existed but the iPad celebrated what was only its fifth birthday last week, shocking ay? While the iPad doesn’t tend to be a photographer’s number one piece of kit it can certainly com in useful. Firstly, if it’s hand and...
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  9. Photoshop alternatives to help perfect your canvas print

    Photoshop alternatives to help perfect your canvas print

    Some people use editing software to introduce special effects, personalisation or surreal aspects to their canvas prints while others simply want the photographs they have taken to look the best they possibly can.  The technology we use to create your customised canvas prints helps ensure your prints don’t look over pixelated and come in the same bright vibrant colours as...
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