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Double-primed with acrylic gesso, Masterpiece Sausalito Cotton Canvas has a stiff surface texture designed to stand up to aggressive painting techniques, including heavy paint applications and impasto work in oil and acrylic.
The heavyweight 12 oz 100% cotton Sausalito canvas is back-stapled for a clean, professional look. With folded corners and an uncut selvage, artworks can be easily re-stretched if desired. Staple-free edges are perfect for frameless presentation.
Stretcher bars use a superior tongue-and-groove bracing system, eliminating the need for glue, staples, or any other materials that prevent expansion of the entire frame. Canvas 16" x 20" and larger is cross-braced for additional strength and tension, both in the canvas and on the frame. Corners and braces can be keyed to maintain a precise stretch over time.
Masterpiece Sausalito Cotton Canvas is available in three profiles:
• Monet Pro — 1-1/2" profile with a 1/2" relief between the bar face and canvas back.
• Vincent Pro — 7/8" profile with a 5/16" relief between the bar face and canvas back.
• 3D Pro — 2-1/2" profile with a 1/2" relief between the bar face and canvas back.
Monet Pro Sausalito Value Pack
Contains three 1½" profile canvases in your choice of popular sizes, including 8" × 10", 9" × 12", and 11" × 14".
Vincent Pro Sausalito Value Pack
Contains three 7/8" profile canvases in your choice of popular sizes, including 8" × 10", 9" × 12", and 11" × 14".
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Deal applies to the following item numbers:
07179-1810, 07179-1912, 07179-2114, 07178-1810, 07178-1912, 07178-2114
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The best in this price range
These canvases are great. Very smooth texture, gessoed very thoroughly. I'm especially happy with the tension keys! These are the only canvases I'll be buying from now on. I only wish there were larger sized available in the square format than 24"x24".
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I'd give it 10 stars if I could!
By Ms. Painterly
from Boston, MA
If you're looking for a top of the line, quality stretch canvas, look no further! I am so impressed with these canvases! I've never seen a canvas stretched so tightly either. Just try one and you'll be hooked.
By The Oil Painter of St. Paul
from St. Paul, MN
A GREAT value! I have used Masterpiece stretched canvases for about 4 years now, always purchasing them in store. I had some concerns about ordering them on line and not being able to look them over for any irregularities. They all were perfect when I received them and would not hesitate to purchase again on line. All were stretched squarely on the frame, the canvas was taught and there are no flaws in the canvas. For this weight, primed canvas, there isn't a better value that I have seen on the market.
Materpiece canvas 20x20
from salinas ca
this is a masterpiece canvas what more can be said.it has the look and feel of a really good canvas.
Just what I wanted
from Commerce Township, Michigan
I am doing bead embroidery and wanted to display my small little pieces on a Canvass. Since I have 10 Beaded Embroidery pieces, I ordered 10 canvasses. They look cute as a button and was exactly what I wanted. The Quality is excellent.
I like the tooth on the Sausalito canvas but there isn't a lot of difference between it and the Monterey. If I wanted a canvas for heavy or impasto work this would be my choice because it is heavier weight but for lighter work I prefer the Monterey.
Nice tight stretch!
By Garden Artist
from Salem, Va.
I like the texture and nice tight stretch but not the dry chalky feel of these canvases. I will probably have to recoat them with a less absorbent gesso.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
great qualiity and a good value
from Atlanta, Ga
excellent surface finish and a solid build for your art work.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
fairly good canvas
I've done quite a few paintings using this canvas and in general, the quality is quite good.One time I got a canvas with a broken back stretcher bar, but after I reported it they replaced it without any hassle.I will definitely be buying these again in the future.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Poor quality wood, good canvas
from Richmond, Ca
Blick has been great with customer service returns, and was great with this product return too. Both medium sized Masterpiece Vincent Pro canvases i got were poor quality - one severely bowed crossbar, the other one cracked at cross joint and had a glue-patched wood knot. The cotton quality and priming looked good. There aren't many other brand options available for reasonably priced stretched canvas with corner wedges and cross braced medium sizes, in 7/8" stretcher. I would give them another try if I could see them first but the local Blick doesn't stock them.
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