Questions And Answers About Canvas Stretching

A canvas needs to be stretched in order for the preservation and preparation for putting it in to the frames. Canvases of both types, either painted or unpainted could be stretched. There are different sizes of the canvas and each canvas require the different stretching bars which are made from the wood. Although there are many services and companies working in these days that provide the canvas stretching services and you could place your order on any one of these. All you have to do is to choose the thickness you need for your canvas as well as the material. Most of these websites will then calculate the cost of the canvasing for you and then if you like the price, the website will either send you their address on which you could mail them your original or in some cases, they come to your house to pick up the originals. 

How does canvas stretch work?

Canvas frames are used to enhance the look of the important art piece that you have from an abroad trip or some family painting and once the quality canvas stretching has been performed on it. It will not only look good but it will be preserved and safe from the external factors and the artwork then could be hanged anywhere in your house.

What options do you have?

The questions that most of the customers are confused on is that which stretcher bar they should use for their painting. The better recommendation is to take your panting to the canvas stretching and they could get a look at the structure of the painting and could guide you better about which bar should be used in order to stretch the canvas.

Most people worry that the canvas they have is rolled up and it might have the roll up marks but the rolled-up canvas is not an issue unless and until the original paint of the painting is not damaged or cracked by this. This could happen if the paint used is not dried properly or the layer of the paint was not thick enough. In other cases, if a canvas comes up rolled for the canvas stretching, it is first heated to soft the paint. The most difficult thing is to add a jersey framing Sydney to the canvas which is not square in the shape. In this case, sometimes the canvas needs to be trimmed to put in the square frame.

The size of the canvas could vary and the biggest canvas which could be stretched is around 10 feet. For this the heavy stretchers are used. Although there could be some logistic issues involved in stretching out the canvas this big of a size because it is difficult to move it and get it through different doorways and this is why it is always recommended to contact the canvas stretching services prior to placing the order if you happen to have this big sized canvas so that they could recommend the possible actions.