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Surfaces - Mixed Media

About Canvas & Linen

  • Canvas is a blanket term for any material used to support a painting. The common types are 100% cotton, 100% Linen, Polyester Cotton & Polyester Linen.

  • Linen is made from flax fibre, strong & durable but more expensive. The threads that are woven to make linen are less prone to expansion & contraction due to moisture. Linen holds its stretched shape better than cotton.

  • Cotton canvas, when properly prepared is considered too flexible for very large paintings. Cotton can be stretched tighter than linen without straining the wood support.

I have not included stretched canvases as there is little chance they will arrive in good condition by courier.

About Panels & Boards

  • Large gallery sizes of birch wood painting panels, custom made to your needs, are available from Art Tree Creations 0439 326 333. There is a

minimum purchase of 6 for sizes over 1 metre square. They can be delivered by courier to your door.

Art Studio Supplies Online

ABN: 70 058 416 583

E: debra@artstudiosupplies.com

Office - 02 4987 7947  Mobile 0425 227 273   

59 Clyde Circuit, Raymond Terrace,

NSW, Australia

Opening hours 9 to 4 pm Monday to Friday.

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