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Belgian linen is considered by many to be the ultimate surface for oil painting and also among the most archival.
These professional-quality, pre-stretched canvases from Fredrix feature the finest, 5.5 oz pure Belgian linen, primed with acid-free acrylic Titanium gesso to a finished weight of 11 oz for an outstanding painting experience.
Best-caliber stretcher strips are kiln dried to prevent warping, then bolstered with extra bracing for added support, so you know these canvases will stay straight and true over time.
Every Fredrix Pro Series stretched canvas is primed in the USA. Pro Series is available in two profiles: Traditional profile with 7/8" profile stretcher bars and the sturdier Gallery profile with 1-3/8" stretcher bars.
® Fredrix is a registered trademark.
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from PINOLE, CA
Comments about Fredrix Pro Series Traditional 7/8” Profile Belgian Linen Canvas:
TAKES PAINT EASILY AND SMOOTHLY
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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HESTER STREET, NEW YORK CITY
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Excellent Quality Canvas
By Dave the Artist
from Ashburn, VA
Great for portrait paintings! Very good quality product. If I knew it was made with stretcher bars sourced from FSC-certified wood or something of the like, as well as organic linen, I would give it a 5.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
great price for great surface
By Paul R
from Menlo Park, CA
Nice surface at a good price, I use it for all my paintings except when using a hardwood or pressboard.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Do not buy these. Buckled. Unusable!
from Germantown NY
Canvas was buckled. Very loose. Unusable
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thank you for reaching out! We understand that a slack canvas can be disconcerting, but it's easily remedied using the keys included for tightening. For assistance in keying the canvas, we hope you'll feel welcome to touch base with our Product Information Team. Product Specialists are available weekdays from 8am to 5:30pm CST at 1-800-933-2542 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and they're happy to advise!
from Phila PA
Makes painting on a reliable surface too easy!
Love this Fredrix Belgian Linen PreStretched Canvas!
By Valeri Arnold-Osley
from Nantucket, MA
Working as a professional artist I am busy with the preliminary work of sketching and prep and do not always have the time to make my own canvases due to deadlines. Being a portrait artist first and an everything else artist as well, working with this prestretched canvas is time saving. It is a somewhat medium smooth surface to work on, for almost anything that you can paint. The prime surface is even and a pleasure to work on. Also, the wood bars are sturdy enough so that the wood will not warp, which can happen with the lesser quality prestretched canvas. I cannot find any drawbacks to Fredrix Professional PreStretched Belgian Linen Canvas
from Portsmouth NH
I would buy this agin, good quilty for price
from Annapolis, Maryland
was very impressed with the care taken of the wrapping
(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Madison Wisconsin
I'm new to working with Linen canvases and I haven't even used this one yet so I can't say much about how I feel about it. I would say that it has good tooth, it is not a super smooth canvas if you're used to that. We'll see how it goes!
from Chicago, IL
Well crafted, good quality linen. I used it to do a portrait painting in oil and I had no problems with it. Like with any canvas that is going to get worked with pressured brush strokes, use the keys that are provided.
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