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16 Nov 2015

I'm frequently asked "What is a Gallery Wrapped Canvas?"

Canvas is now quite a popular medium for individuals to display art and photographic images. For hundreds of years canvas cloth has been one of the preferred substrates artists used to paint on -- extremely true for oils. Canvas cloth will come in a variety of surfaces, from smooth to very rough. The texture or thickness with the canvas determines the visual impact. For example, art or photos shown on smooth canvas more bear resemblance to a photograph. If the canvas is rougher in texture, the result is more like a painting.
stretcher canvas gallery wrap bars

Wrapping a canvas around a frame in order that the image bends round the edges and disappears at the wall creates what is...