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How to Repair Canvas

Every expert artist knows that if you want to create a painting with longevity, you must begin with high quality canvas. On the flip side, every seasoned artist also knows

The Importance of Proper Primer Application

The process of creating your next masterpiece begins long before you put brush to canvas. In fact, it’s what you do (or don’t do) to prepare your canvas that could

Watercolor Tips & Techniques by Tom Lynch

Tom Lynch, prolific watercolor artist for more than 45 years, has a few tips and techniques that can help make any watercolor artists’ painting experience that much better. Let’s begin

New Stretch-It-Yourself Canvas Kit Enhances Portability, Minimizes Costs

These days, the creation of art doesn’t have to be confined to a studio. In fact, street art sculptures and massive mural installations are at an all-time high in cities

New (Easy) Way to Stretch Your Own Canvas

Being part of the creative process from beginning to end is what most artists live for. This is just one of the reasons many artists choose to stretch their own

Heavy Texturing and Layering Techniques 101

Every artist dreams of creating works of art that will enthrall everyone from novices to notable critics. While a talented artist can certainly create captivating paintings using a variety of

Watercolor Canvas vs. Watercolor Paper – What’s the Difference?

Every artist knows that painting on watercolor canvas versus watercolor paper has its advantages and disadvantages. However, for many artists the positives far outweigh the negatives. For starters, watercolor canvas

Getting to Know the Gallery System . . . and How to Survive it

No one says breaking into the glamorous world of art is easy. But when you think about it, breaking into any creative career can be difficult. Just ask any successful

The Wonders of Canvas. . . From the Beginning of Time

Thousands of years before the development of what is now known as “artist’s canvas,” linen and cotton were used for everything from mummification and tapestries to Venetian paintings. These versatile

Why Your Masterpiece Will Withstand the Test of Time

What does Fredrix have to do with quality canvas and preserving masterpieces? Plenty! For nearly 150 years, Fredrix Canvas has been in the business of creating fine canvas that’s guaranteed