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Up on the Easel | Stretching and Prepping a Canvas

Up on the Easel | Stretching and Prepping a Canvas

A little disclaimer before we begin: There are many ways to stretch and prepare a surface for painting. This is one of the trusted and tried methods here at Gwartzman’s! Let’s start at the beginning. What is canvas, exactly? And why is stretching a piece of fabric over a frame the preferred metho...