Professional Development
Canvas Stretching

Professional Development
Canvas Stretching

Event status:
Program type:
Professional Development
Sunday 22 August 2021 - postponed, a new date to be announced shortly
120 minutes

Chapman & Bailey Studios
420 Johnston Street
Abbotsford VIC 3067


Free for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists who book in.

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Professional Development<br>Canvas Stretching

A professional development session looking at canvas stretching with Mark Chapman, at the professional framing and stretching studio of Chapman and Bailey in Collingwood. This will be an active demonstration looking at the details, important points, skills, materials and tools involved in quality art canvas creation.

Learn the finer points of canvas stretching, the requirements for your own art production and quality for selling your work. The session will cover:
– Assembling stretchers
– Stretching canvas with linen and cotton
– Priming canvas with acrylic gesso
– Laying a ground colour

This session is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists only.

We acknowledge the generous support of our public programming partners: Viva Energy Australia and Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and Family.

Image courtesy of Chapman & Bailey