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Black Itty Bitties Canvas Art Alternatives

Itty canvases have gone over to the dark side! Made with the same acid-free acrylic primed cotton duck as our larger Black Studio and Gallery canvases, these are a great way to experiment with new techniques. The rich black background provides a striking contrast for use with traditional paints as well as paint markers, spray paint and multi-media techniques.

Classic Black Cotton Stretched Canvas Art Alternatives

This all-purpose canvas is great for traditional painting techniques as well as mixed media, aerosol art, home decor and craft projects and is suitable for use with all acrylic paints, oil paints and other wet or dry media. The unbleached 5 oz. cotton duck is primed with acid-free black acrylic gesso to a finished weight of 8 oz. and stretched around and back-stapled to kiln-dried solid pine stretcher bars. Sizes with a dimension of 24" or longer are braced for additional support. Available with a 3/4" deep profile.

Classic Cotton Stretched Canvas Art Alternatives

An all-purpose canvas, Classic Cotton Stretched Canvas is great for traditional painting techniques as well as mixed media, aerosol art, home decor and craft project and is suitable for use with all acrylic paints, oil paints and other wet or dry media. The unbleached 5 oz. cotton duck is primed with acid-free acrylic titanium gesso to a finished weight of 10 oz. and stretched around and back-stapled to kiln-dried solid pine stretcher bars. Sizes with a dimension of 24" or longer are braced for additional support. Available in three profile depths: Studio Canvases have a 3/4" deep profile, Gallery canvases have a 1-3/8" deep profile and Deep Canvases have a 2-1/4" deep profile. Gallery and Deep profiles provide additional strength and support, especially for larger sizes.

Economy Canvas Super Value Packs Art Alternatives

These economically friendly, super value packs of canvas are great for lighter paint applications, quick studies, practice and classroom or high volume use. The unbleached 4 oz. cotton is primed with acid-free acrylic titanium gesso to a finished weight of 8 oz. and stretched around and back-stapled to 5/8" deep, kiln-dried fir stretcher bars. Suitable for use with all acrylic paints, oil paints and other wet or dry media. The number of canvases per pack varies by size.

Economy Stretched Canvas Art Alternatives

Back-stapled, primed with acid-free acrylic titanium gesso and made of unbleached cotton, these economical canvases are suitable for oil and acrylic painting. Value packs include two shrink-wrapped canvases.

Mini Canvas & Easel Set Art Alternatives

A mini match made in heaven - two tiny easels showcasing two tiny canvases in one itty bitty box! Create and display Lilliputian masterpieces with the mini canvases and easels in this set. It features two 3" × 3" canvases and two 2¾" × 5" easels, plus project ideas. Ideal for fine art, craft, home decorating and more.

Mini Stretched Canvas Art Alternatives

Using mini canvases, create tiny art such as unique format paintings or mosaic tiles to accent your home decor, artwork and craft projects. With your imagination the possibilities are endless! Once completed, your mini art can be displayed on mini easels, traded as artist trading cards and more. Made with the same acid-free acrylic primed cotton duck as the larger Studio and Gallery canvases.

Pro Series 12oz Dixie Stretched Canvas Kit Fredrix

The Pro Series Dixie Canvas Stretch-it-Yourself canvas kit features heavy weight 12oz acrylic primed canvas, and the patent-pending Clever Lever eliminates the need for pliers. The specially grooved stretcher bars and corner braces allow the canvas to easily square which results in a tightly stretched canvas every time.

Carmel Portrait Smooth Stretched Canvas Masterpiece

Carmel Portrait Smooth is a silky-smooth 100% cotton canvas that is ideally prepared for fine detail work. Sized and double-primed, the canvas is put through a smoothing process that allows your brush to effortlessly glide over the surface. The unique ground has enough tooth to allow the paint to grip the surface.

Malibu Alkyd-Primed Linen Stretched Canvas Masterpiece

Malibu Premium Linen is triple sized and primed by hand with a unique alkyd primer made to resemble lead-based grounds without the hassle and toxicity of lead. It weighs roughly 13 oz. after priming, and offers an extraordinarily stable surface to paint with your oil-based colors. This optimal ground tends to absorb the paint, thereby creating depth and dimensionality to your art.

Monterey Premium Cotton Stretched Canvas Masterpiece

Monterey Premium Cotton Canvas has a medium weight and tooth surface. It is 7 oz. raw and 10.5 oz. after priming, that makes it suitable for acrylic, oil or alkyd paints.

Muir Acrylic-Primed Linen Stretched Canvas Masterpiece

Muir Premium Linen is double sized and double primed by hand with a thick, high-quality acrylic gesso. It weighs roughly 12 oz. after priming, and is suitable for acrylic, oil or alkyd paint. The surface has a classic linen texture feel, and paint gripping tooth.

Tahoe Heavy Stretched Cotton Canvas Masterpiece

Tahoe Heavy Cotton Canvas weighs 10 oz. raw and 14.6 oz. after priming, and is suitable for acrylic, oil or alkyd paint. An extra coat of primer provides a smooth painting surface.

Unprimed #12 Cotton Stretched Canvas Masterpiece

Unprimed #12 Cotton canvas allows you to take control of your art by preparing your own surface. Use bare expanses of canvas as part of the finished painting, or prime the surface as you like — it’s all in your control. Works great for staining techniques of pouring thinned paints or inks onto raw canvas. Staining achieves a fluid and spontaneous convergence of the image and the fabric that is not possible with gesso-prepared canvases.

Vintage Acrylic Primed Linen Stretched Canvas Masterpiece

Vintage Linen is a Belgian Linen Canvas that is double sized and double primed by hand. It weighs roughly 12 oz. after priming, which makes it suitable for acrylic, oil or alkyd paints. Linen is the strongest natural fiber in the world and provides a unique surface texture.

Stretched Canvas Raw Materials

Raw Materials Stretched Canvas is assembled right here in Southern California using bars made from sustainably-harvested Douglas Fir from Western US sources and 7oz 100% cotton canvas from India, double-primed with acid-free acrylic gesso (so ready for use with oils or acrylics), wrapped with seamless corners and staple-free edges.

Classic Linen Stretched Canvas Art Alternatives Drop Ship Only

This canvas allows the texture and color of linen to show through and be incorporated into your artwork. The original artist's canvas, the longer fibers of linen create a stronger, more durable surface than cotton. This finely woven 7 oz. Belgian linen is lightly primed with acid-free clear acrylic gesso to a finished weight of 9 oz. and stretched around and back-stapled to 1-3/8" deep, kiln-dried solid pine stretcher bars. Sizes with a dimension of 24" or longer are braced for additional support. It is ready to use with acrylic paints and other wet or dry media. Apply an additional primer to create an archival surface for use with oils.

Heavy Cotton Stretched Canvas Art Alternatives Drop Ship Only

Constructed with heavy-duty, high-quality materials, Heavy Cotton Stretched Canvas is great for heavy paint and mixed media applications, palette knife work and pieces that are meant to last. It is suitable for use with all acrylic paints, oil paints and other wet or dry media. The unbleached 9 oz. cotton duck is primed with acid-free acrylic titanium gesso to a finished weight of 13 oz. and stretched around kiln-dried solid pine stretcher bars. Back-stapled with folded, uncut corners. Sizes with a dimension of 24" or longer are braced for additional support. Available in two profile depths: Studio canvases have a ¾" deep profile and Gallery canvases have a 1½" deep profile, providing additional strength and support, especially for larger sizes.

Mini Canvas & Frame Sets Art Alternatives Drop Ship Only

These miniature gift sets contain one mini canvas and one perfectly sized frame. They are available in two sizes - 2½" × 3½" and 3" × 3". White-primed canvases come with a natural pine frame and the black-primed canvases come with a black wood frame. The canvas is made with the same acid-free, acrylic primed cotton as the larger Classic Stretched Canvases and are suitable for use with all acrylic paints, oil paints and other wet or dry media. Once completed, the mini art can be hung or displayed on Mini Easels.

Artist Series Red Label Stretched Canvas Fredrix Special Order Only

Fredrix Red Label Canvas features superior quality medium textured, duck canvas. It is double-primed with acid-free acrylic gesso for use with oil or acrylic painting. The canvas is stapled onto the back of standard stretcher bars. Paint on all four edges and hang it with or without a frame. All sizes larger than 24" × 36" include single or double bracing for added support. Available in Standard (3/4" Deep) and Gallerywrap (1-5/8" Deep).

Artist Series Red Label Stretched Canvas Kits Fredrix Special Order Only

Fredrix® Red label Canvas features superior quality, medium texture, 100% cotton duck canvas. it is double-primed with acid-free acrylic gesso for use with oil or acrylic painting. These kits include the primed canvas, 1-3/8" deep stretcher bars, corner and cross braces, and keys for assembling your own canvas. The Fredrix Clever Lever, included, cuts traditional stretching time in half. Step by step instructions are also included.

Artist Series Round Stretched Canvas Fredrix Special Order Only

Fredrix Round Stretched Canvas is made of medium weight, acrylic primed canvas stretched on round shaped frames. Suitable for acrylic, oil and mixed media.

Convexo Stretched Canvas Fredrix Special Order Only

Fredrix Convexo Canvas is made of 100% medium texture duck acrylic primed. Available in three different shapes. Popular for fine arts paintings or crafts. Good for acrylics, oils and mixed media.

Natural Cotton Stretched Canvas Fredrix Special Order Only

100% cotton canvas primed with a clear acrylic primer. Great for acrylics. The natural primed surface complements the creativity around it. Ideal for acrylic paint, vinyl graphics, and embroidery. Gallery 1-3/8" profile.

Pro Series 12oz Dixie Stretched Canvas Fredrix Special Order Only

The Pro Series 12oz Dixie is Fredrix's finest pre-stretched cotton duck canvas for professional painters that features their world-famous Dixie canvas. Stretched on kiln dried stretcher bars in standard, gallerywrap and deep styles, the Pro Series 12oz Dixie is a versatile option for work in oil, acrylics and alkyds.

Pro Series 20oz Ultimate Stretched Canvas Fredrix Special Order Only

The Pro Series 20 oz. Ultimate is the heaviest stretched canvas ever from Fredrix, weighing in at 15 oz. raw and 20 oz. primed. This heavy texture canvas with excellent tooth is ideal for heavier paint applications and mixed media. Stretched on kiln dried stretchers bars in gallerywrap and deep styles, the Pro 20 oz. Ultimate features extra bracing for added support. Fredrix Pro Series 20 oz. Ultimate canvases are a versatile option, suitable for oil, acrylic and alkyd paints.

Aluminum Strainers Lucius Hudson, Inc. Special Order Only

Wood is vulnerable to environmental conditions that left uncontrolled will warp. Aluminum Strainers provide a dimensionally stable support that withstands greater fabric tension and is guaranteed to never warp. These strainers are simple to hang on French cleats. Because fabrics will not create an impression on the perimeter over time, as they do in wood supports, aluminum strainers can be re-stretched over and over again. There are a variety of canvas and linen options.

Classic Cotton Portrait Smooth Stretched Canvas Masterpiece Special Order Only

Classic Cotton Portrait Smooth is a high-quality, value-priced canvas with a staple-free 3/4" deep profile and keyable corners which allow for tension adjustments. Stretched using a premium grade portrait smooth acrylic primed cotton canvas that is ideal for portrait or fine detail work and Masterpiece's MasterWrap technology, it features a drum-tight, archival surface for oil or acrylic paints. Solid, finger-joint free, kiln-dried bars are milled with lumber harvested from sustainable forests in Oregon and California.

Classic Cotton Stretched Canvas Masterpiece Drop Ship Only

Classic cotton stretched canvas is a high-quality, economically priced surface with staple-free edges and key-able corners that allow for tension adjustments. It is stretched using a premium grade 7 oz. acrylic primed cotton canvas, and Masterpiece's MasterWrap technology. The drum-tight, archival surface works great for both oil and acrylic paints. The solid, finger-joint free, kiln-dried bars are sourced from sustainable forests of the Pacific Northwest. Available in two profile depths: Classic canvases have a ¾" deep profile and Gallery canvases have a 1-3/8" profile.

Classic Linen Stretched Canvas Masterpiece Special Order Only

This canvas is a high-quality, economically priced canvas with a staple-free ¾" deep profile and key-able corners which allow for tension adjustments. Stretched using a double acrylic, primed Belgian linen and Masterpiece's MasterWrap technology, it features a drum-tight, archival surface for oil or acrylic paints. Linen is the strongest natural fiber and provides a unique surface texture. Solid, finger-joint free, kiln-dried bars are milled with lumber harvested from sustainable forests in Oregon and California.

Oval, Round & Half-Round Tahoe Stretched Canvas Masterpiece Special Order Only

This canvas features a 3/4" profile with a 1/4" lip that keeps the canvas positioned above the bars to prevent lines and indentations. Tahoe Heavy Cotton Canvas weighs 10 oz. raw and 14.6 oz. after priming, and is suitable for acrylic, oil or alkyd paint. An extra coat of primer provides a smooth painting surface. Stretched using MasterWrap technology, this canvas offers a drum-tight, archival surface. The frame is made from solid MDF.

Sausalito Cotton Stretched Canvas Masterpiece Drop Ship Only

Sausalito cotton canvas has a heavy-weight rugged surface designed to stand up to aggressive painting techniques, and weighs 11.5 oz. raw and 14 oz. after priming. It has a stiff feel to the brush, and it provides an ideal support for your art. It is well suited for heavy paint applications and impasto.

Sierra Stretched Canvas Masterpiece Special Order Only

Sierra canvas is a heavy-duty surface, weighing 11.5 oz. raw and 14.6 oz. after priming, great for aggressive painting techniques and heavy paint applications. An extra primer coat provides a smooth painting surface suitable for use with acrylic, oil or alkyd paint.

Classic Cotton Stretched Canvas Winsor & Newton Drop Ship Only

Pigment rich acrylic gesso primer makes the acid-free, archival cloths beautifully responsive to every brushstroke. Balanced absorbency and tooth provide good adhesion and uncompromised color vitality. The pre-primed weight is 200gsm (6 oz.) and the primed weight is 350gsm (12.34 oz.). The Traditional range has a 3/4" profile and the Deep Edge range has a 1.37" profile. Stretcher bars are made from kiln-dried Fir Paulownia wood. Wood keys are provided for additional stretching.