Photo transfer definition
Photographic images can easily be transferred onto other surfaces using various techniques, from emulsion transfers with Polaroids to the gel medium photo transfer method.
This image transfer tutorial demonstrates how different types of photo transfer techniques will change the results.
Photo transfer to canvas
If you have gel or matte medium on hand, it’s easy to use image transfer techniques with household objects for your photo transfers. All it takes is a brush, paper towel, spoon, water, and the printed image: click through to see how the photo transfer to canvas is done.
Photo transfer to fabric
The most common way to transfer image to fabric is by means of iron on transfers. First, the photograph is printed onto transfer paper. That paper is then ironed onto the fabric, which results in the image transfer to fabric.