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Family Tree Poster, A Work of Art

Upon planning my first family reunion, I decided to put together a family tree poster to display. I planned to include as many generations as I could. Upon searching for a service that provided the ability to do this, I came upon MyCanvas program. Through MyCanvas you can create the desired template (there are several to choose from, poster, book, etc.) by using the family tree already built out in I loved the features like backgrounds, frames, and embellishments. Though most of my poster was drawn manually which was a lot of work, I was pleased with the finished product which was printed to a 36 x 24 poster. MyCanvas did not provide an electronic version of my final work, so I had the poster scanned at our local copy center for a fee which provided a high resolution .pdf file for future print outs.

To bring this blog to date, Ancestry will be retiring MyCanvas service in 2014.