Frequently Asked Questions
- What is splined canvas?
- Can you offer some advice on how to best store canvas?
- Why is Art Alternatives canvas splined?
- When I purchased my Art Alternatives Gesso it did not have a bad odor, but now it does. Why is this?
- The gesso I applied to my canvas is cracking. How do I avoid this?
- Can your gesso be used to create texture without cracking occurring on the canvas?
- I've heard that PVA in gesso may cause paint to peel, crack or flake off a canvas. Does Art Alternatives Gesso contain PVA?
- Why must an additional ground be added on the Linen Canvas for use with oil or any media other than acrylic?
- What is canvas weight and why does it matter?
- Why would I want to re-stretch a canvas?
- Why is my canvas warped? How do I fix a warped canvas?
- The stretcher bars on my Economy canvas have slots in the corner, why?