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Wheat Paste Poster

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Wheatpaste Poster Printing NYC

Take your message to the streets with our beautiful wheat paste poster printing service

Wheatpaste poster printing (sometimes known as flour paste or just paste) is a water-based liquid gel or adhesive produced from wheat flour or starch. It has been utilized in numerous arts and crafts since ancient times, including bookbinding, decoupage, gluing, and paper swords. It’s been utilized as a glue for posters and paper inscriptions on walls in recent times. It is possible to produce paste from raw wheat flour, similar to wallpaper paste, by combining about equal parts flour and water and boiling the mixture until it thickens. The mix of wallpaper paste and chaotic laying is excellent. It’s simple to make, clings to practically any surface, and can be applied with a brush fast and simply.

In wheatpasting , wheatpaste posters are frequently utilized. Wild wheatpaste posters, also known as fly posters, are a popular and efficient form of self-promotion. They catch the attention of passers-by and rapidly spread the word about your upcoming event, concert, or promotion when displayed in strategically chosen locations across the city, on walls, fences, or posts. A well-crafted wheatpasting is educational, engaging, and may be the cornerstone of your next marketing campaign’s success.

What are the benefits of using our wheatpaste posters?

One of the benefits of wheatpaste posters is that they are a low-cost advertising option that can be used to reach a large audience in high-traffic areas. Additionally, since the posters can be easily be applied with wheatpaste starch glue, there is little risk of damage to the underlying surface. This makes it an ideal advertising option for a business in NYC that wants to create buzz around a new product or service. Our speciality is our unique ultra-thin paper that makes it incredibly easy to coat the posters in wheatpaste glue without mashing or tearing the poster. This makes our wheatpaste posters the fastest and easiest to apply on the market!

From music venues, nightclubs, concerts, brands & startups, the sky is the limit for wheatpasting campaigns with our wheatpaste posters. If you want the complete package, try out wheatpasting service which includes printing, installation and real estate locations across Brooklyn, Manhattan and NYC for all your campaign needs. With over 20 years experience in print and marketing, Printing Brooklyn is your go-to local print shop for all your marketing needs. We might be local, but we think global. We’ve printed posters and run campaigns for some of the biggest brands in America including Nike, Walmart, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Vice & even the United Nations. Our team of printing experts will help you from start to finish for all your campaign needs, with even graphic design if you need it!

Do you need your posters printed in a rush? We understand the constant dynamics of business and we offer flexible services which allow you to get your product within hours.  Choose between the variety of poster options and make your order today!

Custom Printed in Brooklyn, NYC

Our famous wheat paste posters can be printed in traditional 18×24, 24×36 and massive 48×72 sizes using ultra-thin 100lb coated paper which makes glueing easy. Choose from as little as 25 up to massive runs of 10,000 posters starting at the $6.50 per poster, the lowest price in New York state!

Our local Brooklyn, NYC production facility means you can save on shipping and come and pickup your posters today. We’re easy to find and more than happy to handle your orders and questions in-store.

Product Information

Sizes 18″ x 24″, 24″ x 36″, 48″ x 72″
Quantities 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000
Options Full Color Front, Blank Back
Material Ultrathin 100 lb custom Wheatpaste Paper

Review Highlights - Wheat Paste Poster

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4.93 / 5
678 Total reviews
91% Would order again
  1. JT
    01-11-24
    United States
    Verified Buyer

    Very quick and efficient service; Eli provided excellent advise and has a wealth of knowledge; I would highly suggest Printing Brooklyn.

  2. DoLittle
    03-06-24
    United States
    Verified Buyer

    The customer support is outstanding, and we plan to use it again in the future.

  3. Mike R.
    08-12-22
    United States
    Verified Buyer

    I worked with Eli to get a complex poster campaign that met the needed requirements, and when they arrived, I was blown away by how well the Printing Brooklyn team executed my vision.

  4. PB
    04-18-24
    United States
    Verified Buyer

    Very quick and efficient service; Eli provided excellent advise and has a wealth of knowledge; I would go with these guys again.

  5. Carrington
    11-10-22
    United States
    Verified Buyer

    A really nice and responsible service that greatly aided me in ensuring that I received exactly what I needed and that the transaction went well.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is wheat pasting posters illegal?

While the legality of wheat pasting posters can vary by location, it is generally considered illegal in many areas without proper authorization due to its potential to damage property and infringe upon local ordinances.

Is wheat paste vandalism?

While wheat paste itself is a common adhesive used in various arts and crafts, its unauthorized application on public or private property for the purpose of displaying artwork or posters can indeed be considered vandalism under many jurisdictions.

Is wheat pasting art illegal?

While wheat pasting art itself is not inherently illegal, it may be considered as such if it involves defacing public or private property without permission, as this constitutes vandalism under many jurisdictions.

Can you get in trouble for putting posters up?

Yes, you can potentially face legal consequences for putting up posters without obtaining the necessary permissions or adhering to local regulations and ordinances.

What should you avoid in a poster?

In creating a poster, you should avoid cluttered design, excessive text, poor quality images, and inappropriate color combinations as these can detract from the message you intend to convey.

Is it legal to make a wanted poster?

While creating a ‘wanted’ poster is not inherently illegal, it’s crucial to ensure that its use doesn’t infringe on anyone’s privacy rights or lead to defamation, as these actions could potentially result in legal consequences.

Is it illegal to print posters for personal use?

No, it is not illegal to print posters for personal use as long as they do not infringe on any copyrights or trademarks.

How much does flyposting cost?

The cost of flyposting can vary significantly based on factors such as the size and quantity of posters, location, and duration of the campaign, but typically, it ranges from a few hundred to several thousand dollars.

How strong is wheat paste?

Wheat paste is renowned for its exceptional adhesive strength, which can be compared to commercial glues, making it a reliable choice in various printing and crafting applications.

Can I make posters and sell them?

Yes, you certainly can create and sell your own posters, provided you ensure all content used is either original or appropriately licensed for commercial use.

What is a wheatpaste poster?

A wheatpaste poster is a type of street art that utilizes a simple adhesive made from flour and water to affix large-scale, often hand-drawn or printed graphics to public surfaces.

How long does wheat paste poster last?

Typically, a wheat paste poster can last anywhere from several weeks to a few months, depending on environmental conditions such as weather and humidity.

How long does wheat paste last?

Typically, wheat paste can last up to 5 days when stored in a refrigerator under optimal conditions.

What kind of paper do you use for wheat paste?

For wheat paste projects, it is advisable to use porous paper types such as newsprint or butcher paper, as they absorb the paste well and adhere strongly to surfaces.

What is wheatpaste made of?

Wheatpaste is primarily composed of wheat flour or starch mixed with water, creating a gel-like adhesive suitable for various printing applications.

Are flypostings legal?

In most jurisdictions, flyposting is considered illegal due to its potential to infringe upon public or private property rights and contribute to visual pollution.

Is wheatpasting graffiti?

Yes, wheatpasting is indeed a form of graffiti, often characterized by the use of homemade adhesive made from wheat flour or starch to affix artwork or posters to public surfaces.

What is an alternative to wheatpaste?

An excellent alternative to wheatpaste is methylcellulose, a plant-based adhesive that is non-toxic, easy to use, and provides a strong bond similar to wheatpaste.

What is the best flour for wheat paste?

The optimal choice for wheat paste is unbleached all-purpose flour due to its superior adhesive properties and ease of use.

What size is wheatpasting?

Wheatpasting, as a form of street art, does not have a standard size and can range from small posters to large-scale murals covering entire building facades.

Can you wheatpaste in the rain?

While it is technically possible to wheatpaste in the rain, the moisture can significantly affect the adhesion process and overall quality of the result, hence it is not recommended.

Why is it called a 6 sheet poster?

The term “”6 sheet poster”” originates from the traditional print industry where it was initially printed on six individual sheets of paper, hence its name.

What is wheatpasting art?

Wheatpasting art is a form of street art that involves creating artwork on paper and then using a paste made from wheat flour or starch to adhere the artwork to walls, buildings, or other public surfaces.

What is the best paste for posters?

The best paste for posters is wheatpaste, due to its strong adhesive properties and ease of use, making it the preferred choice for both professional and amateur poster applications.

Does wheat paste attract bugs?

Indeed, wheat paste can attract bugs due to its organic composition which serves as a potential food source for various insects.

What is the best container for wheatpaste?

The optimal container for wheatpaste is a sealable, airtight plastic or glass container that can effectively prevent the paste from drying out and maintain its consistency over time.

Do you have to boil wheat paste?

Yes, for optimal consistency and adhesion, wheat paste should indeed be boiled during its preparation process.

What is the best flour for wheatpaste?

The optimal choice for wheatpaste is unbleached all-purpose flour due to its superior adhesive properties and easy availability.

Does wheat paste smell?

While wheat paste does have a distinct, slightly sweet aroma when wet, it typically becomes odorless once it has dried completely.

How do you preserve wheat paste?

To preserve wheat paste, store it in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator, ensuring it’s used within a week to maintain its adhesive properties and prevent spoilage.

How thick should wheat paste be?

The consistency of wheat paste should ideally be similar to that of a creamy soup, neither too thick nor too thin, to ensure optimal adhesion and ease of application.

How do you make wheat paste in the microwave?

To make wheat paste in the microwave, combine equal parts of wheat flour and water in a microwave-safe bowl, stir until smooth, then heat it on high for 30 seconds intervals, stirring after each interval until you achieve a smooth and thick consistency.

What paper is best for wheatpaste poster?

For optimal results with wheatpaste posters, we recommend using a durable, absorbent paper such as blue-back poster paper or uncoated bond paper, both of which are known for their excellent adhesion and longevity when pasted outdoors.

How long do wheatpaste posters last?

Typically, wheatpaste posters can last anywhere from a few weeks to several months, depending on environmental conditions such as weather and humidity.

Should posters be matte or glossy?

Whether to choose matte or glossy finish for your posters largely depends on the intended use and aesthetic preference; matte offers a non-reflective surface suitable for reading and detailed graphics, while glossy finish provides a shiny, vibrant effect that can make colors pop.

Does wheat paste go bad?

Yes, wheat paste can indeed go bad over time, especially if not stored properly under cool and dry conditions.

Can you wheat paste with any paper?

Yes, you can use wheat paste with any type of paper as it adheres well to various surfaces and is compatible with different paper materials.

What is the standard wheat paste poster size?

The standard size for a wheat paste poster is typically our 24×36 size.

What weight paper is best for wheat pasting?

For optimal results in wheat pasting, it is recommended to use ultra thin paper. Our trademarked wheatpaste posters® paperstock is a 100lb thin paper with coating specifically between 80 to 100 GSM (Grams per Square Meter), as it provides the right balance of durability and flexibility.

What is the best material to print posters?

The optimal material for printing posters is typically high-quality, heavyweight paper such as gloss or semi-gloss finish paper, due to its durability and ability to showcase vibrant colors effectively.

How do you waterproof a paper poster?

To waterproof a paper poster, apply a layer of clear acrylic spray or laminate it with a waterproofing material, ensuring full coverage to protect it from moisture damage.