As promised in my last post, here’s a great DIY project involving gold polka dots! Ever since I was a kid, I had always wanted some sort of bulletin board for pinning up random pretty things and inspirations. So I definitely wanted to add one to the wall in my studio/work area. However, I’ve always ...
Upgrade a huge wall tapestry by mounting it on an oversized canvas. Learn how to stretch canvas in this tutorial. Plus, tips on mounting a tapestry to the canvas, framing out an oversized canvas and more! When I found my Korhogo textile, I was honestly stumped on how to mount such a huge piece of...Read More
Hello lovelies! We’re inching ever-so-closer to the grand finale with La-Z-Boy and the Ronald McDonald House in Nashville! In case you’re just now hearing about it, you can totally catch up. And we think you’re going to want to because we can’t wait to share the reveal soon. We introduced the idea behind the project… And...Read the Post
What will you do if you want to stretch a custom size canvas painting? Canvas bars or stretcher bars are usually available only in a few standard sizes. Here's how you can make a custom canvas stretcher bar yourself.
How to stretch a canvas print on stretcher bars - useful tips. Purchase a ready to hang canvas prints is a great way to decorate the blank walls. However, this method is more expensive than rolled canvas prints. So if you have a limited budget and you want to have a canvas print, you can stretch your print yourself. This is not super complicated. Learn how on restylegraphic.com/blog
By admin in Art Tutorials > Painting Tutorials Several months ago I wrote about how to make your own stretcher bars for paintings, but only briefly talked about how to stretch canvas over them. Some people think stretching canvas is difficult, so they never try it—but today I’ll take you through each step of the process so you can see how easy it really is. And apart from the stretcher bar frame itself, you’ll only need unprimed canvas (I’m using #10 cotton […]
As luck would have it, or maybe it was karma, my canvas showed up yesterday – right after I posted the blog! So, of course I had to whip up a frame to mount it on. Then, I had to write another blog to build up some more blogging karma…come on lucky lotto numbers 😉...