Canvas

The stages of attachment, building canvas stretchers and stretching canvas.

I wish I could make the idea of building canvas stretchers sexy, but it is just some milled lumber. There is something special about building things yourself though. In this case building the skeleton of the skin that is the canvas that is almost never seen or thought of. Eight 45 degree cuts attached to …

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Get Your Phil of Art: How to make a canvas stretcher for paintings.

Here is a silly instructional video about how I put my canvas stretchers together. Shooting alone got the best of me on this one. Let me know what you think. Please also, if you have a Google account subscribe to my YouTube Channel. Also, please check out my Etsy and favorite my shop (it would …

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