Priming your Stretched Canvas

The foundation of all great paintings… Preparing your canvases properly is an essential skill and the foundation of all great paintings. Before you can start your creation, you must first ensure that your support is ready. The canvas’ surface must … Continue reading

Using Wooden Panels

Apply your creations to a wooden surface… For centuries, artists used wooden plates as substitutes for the classic canvas. It offered an original expression surface and gave a unique splendour to their artworks. The first traces of this artistic technique … Continue reading

DIY Canvases

Learn to stretch your own canvases! Tools you will need include your canvas (cotton or linen), stretcher bars, a hammer, canvas stretching pliers, canvas tacks and a stapler. Mounting onto a Frame First put the raw frame together with the … Continue reading