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where can I order custom canvas from

Started Sep 22 0 Replies

please advise. I am open to order online also and pay the shippingthanks!Continue

Where can I order custom canvas from

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alka Sinha Oct 24. 6 Replies

I used to go to www.frenchcanvas.com but that went out of business. Any recommendation/suggestion?thanks - alkaContinue

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Need advise on making a huge wood canvas.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alka Sinha Aug 14. 5 Replies

I want to make a wood canvas 9 feet by 4 feet. Can I use 1/4 inch birch plywood for that?Please advise.Continue

Tags: canvas, wood, big

Suggestion on using resin on glass

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Sohn Jul 27. 9 Replies

I am trying to make a back drop for a bar for a client and I want to resin on a glass, as big as 9 ft by 4 ft.I experimented on a small piece of glass and I was not able to get all the bubbles go…Continue

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Alka Sinha replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Where can I order custom canvas from
"thank you so much Lisa. I will look.  I also bumped into this website. http://www.customstretchcanvas.com/ They are very reasonable too. I am getting a 66x24 inches (1.5 inches deep) stretched canvas for 61$ approx....plus shipping of…"
Oct 24
Lisa Firke replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Where can I order custom canvas from
"Try CanvasPlace.com. Very reasonable and great customer service."
Oct 24
Alka Sinha replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Where can I order custom canvas from
"Hello David. I got a quote from the website place you had suggested and they are so so expensive compared to the one I used to get from earlier. Any other suggestions/websites you know? thanks alka"
Oct 23
Alka Sinha replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Where can I order custom canvas from
"thanks David. Will look at that. Appreciate your response"
Oct 10
David S Randall replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Where can I order custom canvas from
Oct 10
Alka Sinha posted a discussion

where can I order custom canvas from

please advise. I am open to order online also and pay the shippingthanks!See More
Sep 28
Alka Sinha replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Where can I order custom canvas from
"Any help would be much appreciated folks. "
Sep 27
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Sep 22
Kevin Knittel replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Need advise on making a huge wood canvas.
"Alka, If its a permanent install then no need for bracing.  Better to use construction adhesive or other adhesive you can trowel and just mount directly to the wall.  Good luck.  "
Aug 14
Alka Sinha posted a discussion

Need advise on making a huge wood canvas.

I want to make a wood canvas 9 feet by 4 feet. Can I use 1/4 inch birch plywood for that?Please advise.See More
Aug 14
Larry Sohn replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Suggestion on using resin on glass
"Alka, You are most welcome. Hope it helps. It would help if the company did more research and supported their product better, prior to "beta testing it" on us. Watch if you call the phone number on some of the correspondence, it is in…"
Jul 27
Alka Sinha replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Suggestion on using resin on glass
"I will take all your suggestions and give it a shot. Thanks you very very much Larry!"
Jul 27
Larry Sohn replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Suggestion on using resin on glass
"except for the idea that...  if it begins to drag... Don't let it drag. It will show through the layers applied afterward. If it makes drag lines, you will likely have to sand it out. Also, don't wait until it Cures. Pour the next…"
Jul 26
Alka Sinha replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Suggestion on using resin on glass
"On #3: true that once I am beyond the 'working time' the resin will cause drag lines. So this is what I am thinking you are advising:  - work as fast as I can with each layer. and if it begins to drag, then leave it as-is. and then…"
Jul 26
Larry Sohn replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Suggestion on using resin on glass
"1) I have not fond a specific other product I would atest to. However Hahnemuhle makes a varnish that is very good and clear. It depends very much on: A) what the artwork surface is. B) How clear you need the glazing C) Do you need UV…"
Jul 26
Alka Sinha replied to Alka Sinha's discussion Suggestion on using resin on glass
"OMG! I cannot thank you enough for your SO SO informational email. God bless you for that :-) couple of questions/clarifications I have: 1) If not Art resin, what other resin do you suggest I should use? 2) You said "If the piece you are going…"
Jul 26

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oil
Years in the Art Fair Business
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First show ever
have not done yet. planning to do my first
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At 9:55am on January 11, 2017, Christina L. Towell said…

Hi Alka,

Welcome fellow Michigander!  We're delighted to have you joining us and hope you'll find the site informative, inspirational and fun!  Thanks and best of luck as you move forward.

At 10:35pm on January 11, 2017, Connie Mettler said…

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