Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Painting on canvas is the technique to go in a modern artistic age. Do you know the best medium for oil painting that provides the best finishing and texture? It is nothing other than canvas. Therefore, what is canvas painting? It is the term given to painting specifically done on canvas.

Before an artist gets in progress with painting on canvas, he stretches the canvas on a simple wooden frame which is known as a stretcher. Because it prevents the oil paint to come in contact and mix up with the fibers of canvas which can cause severe damage to the painting. It is a kind of protection.