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Join the Fredrix revolution! This innovative 100% cotton artist canvas combines the texture of a natural, woven fabric with a specially formulated gesso designed for all water-based paints. Exciting to create on, it delivers a unique look that can only be captured on canvas, with superb lifting ability for easy washes and corrections.
It's versatile and durable too — frame it with or without glass — it won't buckle or tear like paper. Scratch or scrape it for unique effects, staple or rewet it without damaging the canvas.
These canvases are available in a variety of sizes, and are stretched on standard bars with staple-free edges.
9" × 12"
23 cm × 30 cm
12" × 12"
30 cm × 30 cm
12" × 16"
30 cm × 41 cm
16" × 20"
41 cm × 51 cm
18" × 24"
46 cm × 61 cm
20" × 24"
51 cm × 61 cm
24" × 36"
61 cm × 91 cm
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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
A really great product to work with for color
By Sam the African Warrior
from Dumbo, Brooklyn, New York
Comments about Fredrix Archival Stretched Watercolor 3/4" Profile Cotton Canvas:
I use the product to illustrate the colors of Africa, vibrance and people. The paint holds nicely on the canvas and dries fast compare to regular watercolor paper. i also use the paintings to create prints as well. The color does not merge too much into the canvas which is an added benefit.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Excellent for gouache paint
from Central Florida
Wanted to have a canvas made to use gouache paint on. After research I found that most canvases will crack or the gouache paint would flake. After painting on this canvas I did not have any of that type of trouble since it was specially made for watercolor type paint.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
New Product to me
from Ludington, MI
new way of producing a watercolor painting.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Loving the canvas
from Hamilton, Mt
There is a learning curve but the effect and Cole vibrancy are worth the time spent experimenting
Great for loose work, not portraiture
from Newport News, VA
I used watercolors to paint wine (liquid) poured into wine glasses, and this product worked well for that. However, I am working on a couple of portraits and am ready to tear my hair out. The paint is never permanent, and hard lines are lifted and moved all over the place with a wet brush. Also, pet hair and dust in the air gravitate to the canvas like magnets. It is nothing like either watercolor paper or regular canvas. Be sure your studio is pristine, and only create loose work on these. I will try to spray fixative on some sample work to see if I can get that to adhere better.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
from Gilbert, az
Love the treated canvases for watercolors! Prompt service, too! Item arrived even sooner than expected!
Super smooth texture!
from Ripley, Ny
I use this product for paintings that require a sharp line and exact placement...really, there is so little texture to deal with is makes creating so much easier!
I have done a water colour and now want to seal it. It is a stretched canvas and I want to leave it that way. How do I seal it or do I need to have it framed behind glass.
Good and bad traits
Really happy there is a stretched watercolor canvas- using mostly for acrylics. The problem is half of them are loose and have wrinkles, have to be sprayed on the back to tighten. Not sure if they will stay tight.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I love these watercolor canvases!
By Sunny Dar
from Palm Bay, FL
The surface is very smooth and handles watercolor well. I also use them for Zentangle designs and the work very well with the micron pens. Overall I would recommend these canvases anytime you need a smooth surface.
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