Learn the proper way to stretch a canvas.  Take control of your paintings by controlling the size of your work.

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At artSparx we can produce any size stretcher frame in a variety of stretcher grades, from light weight to heavy duty professional. Contact us with details and to request a quote.
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Jack Richeson Iron Canvas Pliers 8 1/4 in. iron canvas pliers

Jack Richeson
Iron Canvas Pliers

Grips canvas tight for a professional quality stretched canvas. 3 1/2 in. jaws are designed to be gentle on fabric. Overall length is 8 1/4 in., made of iron.

$ 9.11


At artSparx we can produce any size stretcher frame in a variety
of stretcher grades, from light weight to heavy duty professional
at specially reduced rates.

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Liquitex Acrylic Colored Gesso 8 oz. bottle black

Liquitex Acrylic Colored Gesso

Gives the effects of old master tinted foundation while retaining a controlled brushing surface. Colors can be mixed. Can be used under acrylics or oils.

Different colors available

$ 7.39



Liquitex Basics Gesso

Formulated to produce a smooth, absorbent, finely textured ground for painting on most porous surfaces.

16 oz jar $ 4.90
64 oz bucket $12.92



Stanrite Aluminum Wet Canvas Carrier  canvas carrier

Stanrite Aluminum Wet Canvas Carrier canvas carrier

This lightweight, aluminum carrier makes it easy to transport your wet or dry canvases without smears. Two paintings, of any size up to 24 in. (61 cm) can be carried at once. The paintings do not have to be the same size. The carrier and paintings easily fit into the trunk of your car. Of special note is the handle, which swivels to provide better ease in transport.

$ 30.71



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