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Fredrix Roll Canvas
Canvas RollsMade from selected cotton yarn and coated with acid-free acrylic titanium priming. It is available in a variety of styles and sizes to meet your artistic needs. All Fredrix Roll Canvas is primed in the USA which allows us to have complete control over the priming process. How the paint reacts to the artist canvas surface is what really matters. 140 years of experience has given us the knowledge and tools to create superior primed canvas of high archival quality.
 
Fredrix Gallerywrap Canvas

Gallerywrap CanvasFredrix Gallerywrap Canvas is a medium-textured, pure cotton duck canvas. The acid free double acrylic primed surface is suitable for paintings in oils, acrylics, or alkyds. The canvas is mounted on 1-3/8" heavy-duty stretcher frames for double the standard thickness. The canvas is stapled on the back to allow painting on all sides. It can hang with or without a frame.

 
Fredrix Canvas Panels
Canvas PanelsFredrix Canvas Panels are great for students. The surface texture provides a very definite paintgripping "tooth" with minimum paint absorption, a perfect support for painting in all media. The sides are completely turned under and glued to prevent fraying and separation. The entire area of canvas is firmly glued to the board. The sizing is acid free.
 
Fredrix Archival Watercolor Canvas Pads

Watercolor CanvasFredrix Watercolor Canvas Pad is a 100% cotton artist canvas which combines the texture of a natural, woven fabric with a specially formulated gesso designed for all water-based paints. It is versatile and durable. It will not tear like paper and you can lightly lift out pigment or completely wash out your painting surface without damaging the canvas surface. You must staple or mount the canvas sheets to a hard board surface before painting.

 
Fredrix Canvas Pads
Canvas PadsFredrix Canvas Pads contain genuine artist canvas, primed and ready for use with any medium. 10 Sheets per pad. Pad sizes: 9 x 12, 12 x 16, 16 x 20, 18 x 24.
 
Fredrix Oval Pre-Stretched Canvas
Fredrix Oval CanvasFredrix Oval Stretched Canvas is made of medium weight, acrylic primed canvas stretched on oval shaped frames. Suitable for acrylic, oil and mixed media.
 
Fredrix Round Pre-Stretched Canvas
Fredrix Round CanvasAcrylic primed, pure white cotton duck, attached to pressed-wood frames without the use of staples. If you paint the edge, there is no need for a picture frame. Ideal for portraits and decorative painting. Canvases have a 5/8" profile. Acid-free sizing.
 
Fredrix Red Label Canvas
Fredrix Red Label CanvasFredrix Red Label Canvas features superior quality medium textured, duck canvas. It is double-primed with acid-free acrylic gesso for use with oil or acrylic painting. The canvas is stapled onto the back of standard stretcher bars. Paint on all four edges and hang it with or without a frame. All sizes larger than 24" x 36" include single or double bracing for added support
 
Fredrix Inkjet Canvas

Inkjet CanvasAll Fredrix Desktop Inkjet Canvas is made especially for your desktop printer. Some desktop printers will deliver better quality than others, but Fredrix® Desktop Inkjet Canvas is recommended for use on HP®, Epson®, Lexmark®, Canon® and other printers.

The canvas is a fine woven blend of polyflax and cotton, and is specially coated with an acid free acrylic titanium gesso to provide long term archival quality just like Fredrix® Artist Canvas. A clear topcoat is applied for greater ink adhesion and to deliver better, more color intense reproduction.

 

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Canvas Printing

Printing on canvas is incredibly versatile and a great way to create a ready-to-hang image or artwork. Every canvas that we print  is protected with a UV coated acrylic finish to guard the print from dust, moisture and fading. Do you want your canvas stretched on bars or non-stretched? Framed or unframed? Customize the work to make it truly your own.

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Photography Information

Art of Photography

Art of PhotographyPhotography is an amazing art form. A photograph album is a catalogue of life's history as seen through the camera. People, animals, nature, holidays, celebrations and even disasters are captured instantly and recorded as part of history. It is through the powerful presentations of photography that we better understand the progression of time and life. Hampton Photo Arts has over twenty years of experience working with photographers as they seek to capture and preserve the history of families and communities.

When families get together, both children and adults love to look through photograph albums. They enjoy seeing the childhood photos of older family members and compare themselves to ancestors who lived a hundred or more years ago. Photos are among the most important treasures of every family. They should not be faded and dull. They contain the smiles, tears and emotions of generations. The staff members at Hampton Photo Arts display excellence in the art of photography reproduction. They work with the highest quality materials. They know how to create family memories that will be just as beautiful one hundred years from now as they are today.

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Art Information

Learning to Paint with Watercolors

By Cindy Tabacchi

ImageWatercolor is an easy, fun medium for creating art.  Color theory, composition and design can be explored freely with watercolor paint, paper, and brushes.  Several techniques may be used with watercolors for varying effects including painting wet on wet, wet on dry, layering washes, and more.

Watercolor paper comes in cold press, hot press, and rough.  Rough paper has the most texture, and its hills and valleys can result in interesting effects when paint is added.  Hot press is the smoothest and has the finest texture.  Cold press has a moderate amount of texture and is the paper most commonly chosen by watercolor artists.

Watercolor paper comes in several weights ranging from 90 lb. to 300 lb. based on the pounds per ream of paper.  Most artists prefer to use at least 140 lb. paper.  Papers vary somewhat between manufacturers, so sampling different papers is advisable.  Paper can be purchased in pads, in blocks or in large sheets.  The large sheets are usually the most economical and can be torn into whatever size is desired.

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