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Intended for the most demanding professional, Blick Premier Heavyweight Cotton Canvas is more stable and durable than lighter-weight canvas, so it stands up well to heavier paint applications.
We make these canvases using top-grade, archival-quality 100% cotton that's triple-primed with acid-free acrylic gesso to reach a hefty 20 oz finished weight. The canvas is then hand-stretched and back-stapled onto heavy-duty, kiln-dried stretcher bars made from solid pine. Blanket-fold corners assure ease of re-stretching.
The frame is constructed with tenon corners for added strength, and eight keys are included for minor adjustments to the frame over time. Cross-bracing on the larger sizes provides extra stability under tension. Braces are 1-1/2" (37 mm) wide.
Oversize Canvas Shipping — Canvas larger than 30" × 40" does not qualify for our free shipping offer. For actual shipping charges call 800-447-8192.
Stretched Canvas Care — Because they are made of natural materials, changes in temperature and humidity may cause stretched canvases to shift or adjust over time. To enhance stability, store them vertically in a climate-controlled space.
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Bought multiple premium canvases.
from Atlanta, GA
Comments about Blick Premier Heavyweight 1-3/8" Profile Cotton Canvas:
Delivered in good shape, right away, free shipping and great price. Very nice canvases. Thank you!! I'll do this again.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Great Canvas at an Affordable Price
By Jess the painter
Very nice, heavy, solid canvas. I use these for most of my paintings, and am always happy with them.
Almost professional quality
It would be nice if this were a professional quality canvas, but it falls short.PROS-Heavy canvas-Sufficient gesso coating-Stapled not splined (though I think they are available splined, this complicates re-stretching)-Solid stretcher-KeyedCON-Canvas sags significantly. Keys inserted to maximum depth (even to point of poking into canvas on side) do not tighten adequately.You could bypass the sagging problem perhaps by hand selecting canvases at store, but my retail Blick store only stocks a few of these for each size, so if you wanted more you have to order online and deal with the hit or miss of the pickers at the warehouse.
By Painter Lady
from Nevada City, CA
I use these canvases for oil painting, and they are extremely well-constructed and sturdy. They have a weight to them which makes a painting seem more valuable somehow. I only wish that these canvases with their three coats of acrylic gesso priming were also sized before the priming.
from Fayetteville, AR
Pre-assembled and great for oil painting
don't bother buying
from San Francisco Bay Area
I took a chance on the 24: x 24" canvases and couldn't use any of them.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Ampersand cradled smooth board
These boards are perfect for the highly-textured acrylic work I do and the attractive wood cradle can easily be stained or painted. I buy these online- they come well packed, and I reuse the packing for storage and shipping. 0caasionly there is a small dent or chip (no bigger than 1/8" ) in the surface at an edge or corner, but I load so much thickened pigment on the surface that doesn't matter.
By 7day painter
from Ventura, CA
These canvases are very strong and built to last.
from Estero, fl
This is a great product delivered as promised my a great company. It amazing to think that a company can get it right every time! Blick delivers excellent products, exactly on time at excellent prices. What else can you say?Terrific!
By Loving Memories Ink.
I order these special request from my clients to paint portraits of their pets. The canvas is not too rough so it holds the paint well and still looks smooth. And the depth makes it look really great hanging on the wall and look professional. And the price can't be beat! So affordable.
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