Tag Archives: Canvas

How to prepare an old painted canvas.?

Question by mamaw: How to prepare an old painted canvas.? I have two very large canvases that I would like to paint on. Money is short and these size canvases are expensive. They are painted with oil and I work … Continue reading

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Q&A: I want to make a coll’age out of posters on a large canvas. How do I do this?

Question by marycroberts: I want to make a coll’age out of posters on a large canvas. How do I do this? I have posters i want to make a collage out of on canvas, rather than frame them. What supplies … Continue reading

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I bought a painting at a garage sale. It is an oil on canvas of a beautiful old bridge.?

Question by Reality Junky: I bought a painting at a garage sale. It is an oil on canvas of a beautiful old bridge.? The front is signed NATHAN. On the back of the painting there is a label. Certificate of … Continue reading

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How to copy a canvas painting?

Question by markymarkfan: How to copy a canvas painting? I have several finished oil paintings on stretched canvas, approx 16×20 in. Any ideas on how to copy these or scan them? I know that there must be some way professional … Continue reading

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Was there a time period when canvas was in such short supply that artists used both sides of it?

Question by AJoy420: Was there a time period when canvas was in such short supply that artists used both sides of it? My boss has a painting that has two different paintings on it. One on each side of the … Continue reading

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How do I preserve spray paint on canvas?

Question by aimee: How do I preserve spray paint on canvas? I plan to start spray painting on canvas. This will be my first time painting on this material, so I had a couple questions about preservation. Do I have … Continue reading

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Best paints to use on wall and on canvas?

Question by moochie: Best paints to use on wall and on canvas? I’m decorating a nursery and I want to paint a simple mural onto the wall. Which paints would be best for this? I’m also decorating some canvases to … Continue reading

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What does it mean when they say abstract oil painting Canvas is FRAMELESS (Please Help)?

Question by Flatbushbrooklyn: What does it mean when they say abstract oil painting Canvas is FRAMELESS (Please Help)? Im confused. I ordered an oil painting canvas and it says its frameless. Does that mean the painting wont be mounted on … Continue reading

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Approximately how much would a small (5x5ish) canvas retail?

Question by Alliy.: Approximately how much would a small (5x5ish) canvas retail? I wish to purchase a canvas at a nearby art supply store on which to do a watercolor rendition of some sheet music with a bit of caligraphy. … Continue reading

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Is it cheaper to cut & stretch your own canvas for oil painting? Where to get supplies?

Question by paulf: Is it cheaper to cut & stretch your own canvas for oil painting? Where to get supplies? I’ve been painting for years but have recently become upset with the way prestretched canvases are shipped. Like to hear … Continue reading

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