Art Alternatives Stretched Canvas comes in several types, sizes and weights and whether you're a student, crafter, hobbyist or professional artist, you'll find just the right canvas for your application.
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.
Value canvases 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.