How To Wrap A Painting For A Gift. See how a canvas is wrapped around stretcher bars from alphonse at photo to canvas Lay out a sheet of bubble wrap with the flat side facing up.
I like to work in my studio, on a large fold out banquet table. Get a decorative gift box or paint or wrap a shoe box or other box with a lid. Place the smooth side of the bubble wrap against the surface of the painting, with the bubbles facing outward so they don’t leave impressions in the artwork.
Cut the bubble wrap and secure it with tape.
We suggest sticking with packing paper.
Secure one sheet of masonite board to the back of the frame using wood glue and screws. Unroll your wrapping paper and lay it flat on your work surface. In this first video, our host tackles his oil painting pack job by using foam board and a mini roll of shrink wrap to make what he calls a painting sandwich.
Lay out a sheet of bubble wrap with the flat side facing up.
Don’t use packing tape, only artist tape here! The kitchen table is also a great option. I like to work in my studio, on a large fold out banquet table.
A little goes a long way here, you don’t need too much paint for stenciling.
There should not be any room for it to jiggle around inside the frame. Do not set the plate to tight into the box as well. Use several staples across the middle but dont tack the corners yet.
Furoshiki is a traditional japanese wrapping cloth, used to wrap almost everything.
Place the smooth side of the bubble wrap against the surface of the painting, with the bubbles facing outward so they don’t leave impressions in the artwork. (start at the 2:35 mark.it goes to about 3:50.) note: Place the painting on top and begin rolling it.