Re: [art_education] canvas question
- You can go to a fabric store and buy duck cloth.
Woody in KC
> I have been wondering (and refuse to ask anyone in person for fear
> of ridicule!) can you use regular linen or cotton fabric from the
> fabric store as canvas instead of that very expensive stuff in the
> supply catalogs?
> Thank you,
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> I have used bed sheets many times for paintings. Once you stretchand gesso
> them the difference is very subtle. My students seem to think thatall
> "great" art is done on canvas, and that canvas boards are theultimate in
> quality. SO I have my students paint on all different kinds ofsurfaces.
> Gesso'ed paper is one of my favorites, as well as masonite. Oh,and the
> reason I've used bed sheets is that dollar for dollar, a bed sheetis
> cheaper than buying x number of yards of white cotton cloth at Wal-Mart.