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Considered the ultimate painting surface for oils, Belgian linen is the highest-quality substrate available for artists who seek a luxurious painting experience and the best archival longevity. True to its name, Blick Premier Belgian Linen Canvas offers premier quality at an affordable Blick price.
We begin with 100% pure, 4.5 oz medium texture linen that's been prepared, picked, and pumiced by hand in Belgium. Using a special technique perfected by the Old Masters, each canvas is then hand-coated in the USA with three applications of an oil-based, lead-free primer to reach a 10 oz primed weight.
The linen is then back-stapled to kiln-dried, high-density, North American-grown pine stretcher bars with an impressive 1-3/8" profile. The frame is constructed with tenon corners for added strength, and eight keys are included for minor tension adjustments over time. Blanket-fold corners assure ease of re-stretching.
Blick Premier Belgian Linen Canvas is a versatile surface that's ideal for all oil painting techniques.
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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Comments about Blick Premier Belgian 1-3/8" Profile Linen Canvas:
Your best quality (?) Belgian linen canvas may be wonderful for portrait artists, but I found it pathetically inadequate for landscape work! I MUCH prefer your better quality cotton canvas in medium weave for landscapes.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your trial run with this canvas, and one of our Customer Care Agents will be in touch to see if we can assist you with a return or exchange. Please know that whenever you're considering trying out an unfamiliar surface, our Product Information Team is happy to discuss the product's characteristics as they would relate to your particular technique. Product Specialists are available weekdays from 8am to 5:30pm CST at 1-800-933-2542 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and they'll be glad to help!
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from Anza, CA
The canvas will be used for refined portrait painting, the surface allow great details to apply on the painting.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Commission portrait painting.
I would order from Blick again without a doubt!
By Paintin' man
from New York
I love working on oils primed canvas especially when I'm working on paintings for an exhibit!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I truly liked these canvases.
By Soo Kim
from Bridgeport, CT
There isn't anything I can think, if an oil painter is looking for a top quality linen canvas. I bought three of 24" x 20" oil primed with heavy duty frames(1-3/8" profile), which were delivered to me in Arizona where I was vacationing by an express delivery system. Brick handled the order with utmost care and professionalism. I finished three landscape paintings which I am content with the result. The level of even tension of the canvas surface, along with fine finish texture oil prime made me feel engaged and comfortable in brush strokes.
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By Painterly in PA
from Phoenixville, PA
I love the oil primed linen canvas! Paint just glides on, but it's not slick. The texture is lovely, just perfect for me. I don't know whether it's the canvas, or my confidence in using the Primed Belgian Linen, but I feel I do some of my best work this product. And, no canvas prep work! Just remove wrapper, and paint!
from 13103 n Rt. 29 Chillicothe,Il.61523
Perfect primed linen to drag my paint across. Easy to create depth. In the past I stretched my canvas, it got harder to find, too expensive. Due to limited space I have standardized nonamestudio oil paintings by Randolph Evans 20X30 oil primed linen. Currently on back order until January 5 2017. Best surface I ever painted on. 50+ years experience wasting paint. I do sell my work to buy more canvas, in the hole until recently, then you didn't have any.That's okay and by the way I live 59 miles from Galesburg on route 29 outside of Chillicothe..
lby using Blick premier Belgian Linen Canvas my Art improves
from east orleans mass
By using this product i can avoid the process using gesso and sanding required by canvas.I have noticed my Art Work has improved greatly. This product allow a smooth work surface and actually allows me to paint landscapes much quicker. I have noticed my friends have been amazed how my art has improved
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
i would buy this product again and again
i use this product for school there very usefulthey cost alot
By Dawn the painter
from Sayville, NY
Lately, I have been painting on these canvases, which I have been buying from Blick. I love working on them! The oil goes on beautifully and the results are extraordinary.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
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from Lincoln, Nebraska
This was my first time ordering a stretched canvas as I always built and stretched my own. I will be using the stretched canvass for oil painting. It appears to be a quality product, stretched nicely and square. I was pleased that you used heavier stretcher bars and that they have a middle support. There is no way to say if anything is not great about the product as only time will be the judge. I look forward to painting on your pre stretched linen canvas.
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