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How to Add Photos to Guitar Picks

Spruce up your guitar picks by adding images.

Adding photographs to your guitar picks is a great way to personalize your guitar playing experience. Whether you add a picture of your band, your family or a favorite pet, a customized guitar pick adds to your individualism as an artist and is a great talking point for fans and journalists once your career's taken off.

Glue a Picture on Yourself

Find the picture you want to add to the plectrum.

Re-size the image in a graphics or image editing program to a size that is going to fit onto a pick.

Print off the image to attach to your pick.

Cut the image to size using a guitar pick as a template.

Attach the image with a strong glue and leave to dry.

Professional Service

Select the image you want to transfer onto your pick.

Find a service like Claytoncustom.com which prints images on picks professionally. There are other companies that offer pick personalization services.

Design your pick online and place your order. They will ship your picks to you.

Tip

Select an image with as little detail as possible to put on your pick.

About the Author

Michael Roennevig has been a journalist since 2003. He has written on politics, the arts, travel and society for publications such as "The Big Issue" and "Which?" Roennevig holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the Surrey Institute and a postgraduate diploma from the National Council for the Training of Journalists at City College, Brighton.