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Art Canvas Materials

Uncover our range of Canvas & Board products at Discount Art & Craft Warehouse.

We believe that quality art supplies should be accessible and available to everyone within every budget. Whether you are a professional or a beginner, we aim to provide you with exactly what you need! We stock a wide range of Canvas & Board products from the biggest art brands around including Jasart, Winsor & Newton, Art Spectrum, Artitude and many more. 

Our ranges of stretched canvases come in a variety of weights, depths and prices, including a great range of thin or thick edge canvases. We also have lots of wooden or canvas board options which are great for light paint studies. Browse our huge range which is suitable for most acrylic or oil paint applications online today, for fast delivery throughout Australia. 

 

Winsor & Newton Professional Canvases (3/4") Thin Edge

Canvas & Boards

FROM $16.60

Winsor & Newton's Professional Canvas range is made from premium 480gsm canvas hand stretched over solid pine stretcher bars for the best tension. Each corner is expertly tailored for a premium finish.

Winsor & Newton acrylic gesso is applied to the canvas, making it suitable for use with oil or acrylic paint, as well as other media.

Sizes larger than 10 x 10" come with Winsor & Newton's revolutionary ProStretcher device, which can be used to further refine the stretched canvas tension.

 

Winsor & Newton Professional Canvases (1.5") Thick Edge

Canvas & Boards

FROM $19.65

Winsor & Newton's Professional Canvas range is made from premium 480gsm canvas hand stretched over solid pine stretcher bars for the best tension. Each corner is expertly tailored for a premium finish.

Winsor & Newton acrylic gesso is applied to the canvas, making it suitable for use with oil or acrylic paint, as well as other media.

Sizes larger than 10 x 10" come with Winsor & Newton's revolutionary ProStretcher device, which can be used to further refine the stretched canvas tension.

 

Ampersand Museum Series Scratchbord Wire Brush

Canvas & Boards

NOW $20.25

Ampersand Scratchbord Wire Brush is perfect for creating a variety of textures on your Ampersand Stratchbord. It’s also suitable for use on claybords and other art surfaces.

Ampersand Scratchbord Wire Brush is especially useful in creating hair, fur, and grass textures in your work.

 

Ampersand Museum Series Claybord

Canvas & Boards

FROM $8.30

Ultra-smooth surface with a harboard support, the Ampersand Museum Series Claybord allows paint colours to remain true and brilliant. 

Ampersand Museum Series Claybord uses Kaolin clay ground formula perfect for using alcohol and india inks, gouache, watercolour, pens, pencils, egg tempera, airbrush, mixed media, and photo transfers. Scratch through paint and ink to create unique texture and details and can be used for mounting photos, fabrics and prints. 

Ampersand Museum Series Claybord is archival and acid-free. 

 

Art Spectrum Canvas Rolls Unprimed

Canvas & Boards

FROM $24.25

Art Spectrum Canvas Rolls Unprimed are canvases that allow artists to create their own custom sized stretched canvases.

The 8oz canvas roll is available for purchase in increments of 23 meteres while the 10oz canvas roll is available for purchase in 10 meteres.

Both sizes of the Art Spectrum Canvas Roll Unprimed are priced by the metre.

 

Art Spectrum Canvas Rolls Primed

Canvas & Boards

FROM $45.65

Art Spectrum Canvas Rolls Primed are canvases that allow artists to create their own custom sized stretched canvases.

The 8oz canvas roll is available for purchase in increments of 5 meteres while the 10oz canvas roll is available for purchase in 11 meteres.

Both sizes of the Art Spectrum Canvas Rolls Primed are priced by the metre.

 

Art Spectrum Canvas Rolls Double Primed

Canvas & Boards

FROM $56.00

Made with premium quality cotton, Art Spectrum Canvas Rolls Double Primed features two coatings of gesso suitable for both oil and acrylic paints.

Artists can create custom sized stretched canvases using these rolls. These are easy to stretch and can be cut to size. Each roll comes individually packed in a cardboard tube and is available in 5 meter lengths in a variety of sizes.

 

Thin Edge Canvas 16" x 20"

Canvas & Boards

NOW $9.00

This Thin Edge 16" x 20" Canvas is only available in boxes of 20, at a great price point - it is excellent value for money for your next 20 paintings!

Each canvas features a pine wood frame with 380gsm primed cotton canvas.

The best selling 16" x 20" size will make this canvas a hit in every classroom, studio, workshop, painting party and more.

 

Studio Thick (1.5") Edge Canvases

Canvas & Boards

FROM $9.40

Studio canvas is 380gsm (7oz) in weight and primed with quality acrylic gesso, making it suitable for acrylics, oils and alkyds. The staple free edge (back-stapled) allows for painting on the sides and re-stretching. Suitable for hanging with or without a frame. Acid free. The Thick edge profile is 1.5” or 38mm deep. Ideal for professional artists, hobbyists, students and more!

 

Artitude Canvas Packs

Canvas & Boards

ONLY $45.55

Economical canvas value packs, ideal for use in the classroom as well as studio for lighter applications or studies.

Artitude canvases are primed with an acrylic acid-free gesso, making them suitable for use with acrylic, oil, gouache or other paints, as well as mixed media techniques.

Back stapled canvases with a clean edge which is 3/4" thick.

 

Canvas Boards

Canvas & Boards

FROM $3.25

These canvas panels are made from 100% cotton canvas board. A 380gsm (7oz) medium texture canvas stretched over 3.5mm hardboard core. The canvas is also triple primed with acrylic gesso. Perfect for oils, acrylics and alkyds.

 

Round Wooden Panels

Canvas & Boards

FROM $15.95

Round Wooden Panels are suitable for a variety of mediums and techniques. They can be used in their raw state or primed with an acrylic gesso for more surface grip.

The 4mm birchwood top ensures the surface won't bend or stretch as you work it and it sits on a 19mm thick MDF base.

FAQs about Art Canvas Materials

The simplest approach to cleaning an oil or acrylic painting on a canvas is to use a white cotton cloth dampened in mild soapy water; olive oil–based soap clean effectively. You'll be shocked at how much dirt comes off. Paintings with thick impasto should be handled carefully, because you don't want to break hardened paint.

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What is a canvas?

A canvas is a type of fabric that is commonly used as a surface for painting or other forms of art and craft. It is typically made from cotton or linen, although there are also synthetic options available.

Canvases are often stretched over a frame made of wood or metal, in order to keep them taut. This is especially important if the canvas will be used for oil painting, as the paint needs a smooth surface to adhere to. Canvases can also be bought pre-stretched, which makes them ready to use straight away.

Painters will often prime their canvases before painting on them. This helps to create an even surface and ensure that the paint will adhere properly. There are a variety of different types of primer available, depending on the type of paint that will be used.

When it comes to choosing a canvas for art or craft, there is a wide range of different sizes and styles available. It is important to select one that is suitable for the project you have in mind. Smaller canvases are perfect for sketching or painting smaller items, while larger ones are better suited to more detailed work. There is also a wide range of different textures and weights of canvas available, so you can choose one that suits your needs.

What are different type of canvases?

Different types of canvas include:

- Cotton canvas: This is the most popular type of canvas, as it is affordable and versatile. It is also suitable for a range of different painting techniques.

- Linen canvas: This type of canvas is more expensive than cotton, but it is also stronger and more durable. It is often used for oil painting, as it can withstand the high temperatures required for this type of paint.

What is a frame in art & craft?

A frame is an optional addition to a canvas that can provide stability and support. It is usually made from wood or metal, and it helps to keep the canvas taut so that it does not sag or wrinkle. Frames also make it easier to hang canvases on walls or display them in a stand.

When choosing a frame for a canvas, it is important to consider the size, style and material. The frame should be proportionate to the canvas, and it should complement the artwork. For example, a simple wooden frame would be suitable for a traditional painting, while a more ornate frame would be better suited to a modern piece of art.

What is a stretcher in art & craft?

A stretcher is a type of frame that is used to support a canvas. It is usually made from wood or metal, and it helps to keep the canvas taut so that it does not sag or wrinkle. Stretchers also make it easier to hang canvases on walls or display them in a stand.

When choosing a stretcher for a canvas, it is important to consider the size, style and material. The stretcher should be proportionate to the canvas, and it should complement the artwork. For example, a simple wooden stretcher would be suitable for a traditional painting, while a more ornate stretcher would be better suited to a modern piece of art.

We also carry all the best makers including Lefranc & Bourgeois, Jasart, Canson and Fredrix, and because we believe art should be accessible to everyone, our canvas is among the most reasonably priced online.

Discount Art n Craft Warehouse is an Australian owned online company and our goal has always been to supply art n craft enthusiasts with the most extensive range of supplies at the most affordable prices we can.

You can purchase our products using Paypal or with your Visa, Mastercard or Amex credit card and we will ship your order anywhere in Australia via Star Track Express, Australia Post or eParcel, with your choice of standard, express or bulk rates.

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