Primed Canvas Painting Fabric – 15 ounces per square yard
Primed canvas painting fabric is a heavyweight 15 oz canvas (Number 10 duck) made with plied yarns. It is double coated with acrylic gesso. This heavy primed duck can also be used for painting floor cloths, murals, wall murals and any canvas painting. After priming, the weight is actually around 18 ounces per square yard.
For hundreds of years, artists have utilized canvas to express their creativity, and to this day canvas remains the preferred painting surface for novice beginners new to canvas painting and masters alike, especially for acrylic painting.
The Versatility of Canvas
Canvas is an extremely versatile painting surface, and comes in a variety of widths, sizes and weights to suit every need and every budget. Canvas for painting is very flexible and can be used for everything from tiny paintings to large, expansive works. However, the two main reasons why canvas is such a popular surface among painters is due to how great it feels under the brush, as well as its obvious durability and longevity. It’s lighter weight as compared to traditional wood surfaces makes it significantly easier to transport, and which is why its popularity grew so quickly so long ago!
The texture of canvas is due to its construction from natural fibers that are woven together, producing a different fell based on how finely it is woven. Aside from texture, the weight of the canvas should be considered. Measured in ounces per yard, the canvas’ weight is determined by the density of the thread. The higher the density (weight), the higher the quality of the canvas. The ideal weight of cotton should be between 12 – 15 oz., and canvases with weights lower than 8-10 oz. should be avoided.
We sell this Artist Canvas by the yard or by the bolt. One can easily create their own stretched canvas, canvas panels, canvas pads from our primed canvas rolls! Click on fabric discounts above to see Wholesale Pricing on our canvas.
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Weight: 15 oz/sq yd (pre-primed), 18 oz/sq yd (after priming)
Width (inches): 84
Content: 100% Cotton
Coating: Double coated, acrylic based primed (acid free)
Yarn: 2 Ply yarns
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Learn more about canvas fabric on Wikipedia.