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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

How to Manipulate Paint—Without a Brush!

Drip. Splash. Splatter. Broken Glass. Which artist comes to mind when you hear these words? If you’re thinking Jackson Pollock, you are correct. One of the world’s most famous artists

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

Save Time, Space & Money with Stretch-It-Yourself Canvas Kit

If you’re lucky enough to have a large studio with plenty of storage space, well good for you! For the rest of the world’s working artists, some savvy space-saving techniques

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

Where Does Our Wood Come From?

Every Fredrix product begins with only the finest natural materials sourced from environmentally responsible companies. One of the most prolific on our list of allies in keeping with this mission

Plein-Air Painters “Painting from Life”

If you’ve heard of the Plein-Air Painters of America already, well Bravo to you! If you haven’t heard of them yet, don’t fret. We have the scoop on this growing

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

Painting with Metallics Using Sharpie, Krink, Molotow and More!

Paint markers can be used to create images and designs on everything from paper, panels, foil, fabrics and glass to plastic, pottery, rubber, wood, and even stone. Add metallic and