Loxley Linen Canvas

  • 100% linen
  • Available in a range of sizes
  • Medium grain & triple primed
  • Balanced absorbency and tooth
  • Acid-free
  • 1.8cm width

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Ideal for all media and techniques, this 100% premium quality linen canvas is triple primed and ready for painting straight away. Made from 100% linen, this canvas provides excellent adhesion of colour, and has a balanced absorbency and tooth. Available in a wide range of sizes.

What Is Canvas?

Traditionally manufactured from hemp, for its tough fibres, Canvas is now primarily produced from either linen or cotton. Linen Canvas is a premium alternative to Cotton Canvas, and has finer strands, producing a highly intricate weave, with a regular pattern. Cotton Duck Canvas is most commonly used for painting with oil colour.

This video discusses The Differences Between Cotton Duck And Linen.

How do I choose a Canvas?

Canvas is graded according to weight and tightness of weave. Ranging from 1 to 12, a low number indicates a coarse grain, whereas the finest grains are represented by the highest numbers. Often, canvas is simply graded as “Coarse”, “Medium” and “Fine”.

Product Reviews
  • Number of Reviews : 2
  • Average Grade : 3.5 /5
  • K. Linda
  •  the 25/10/2018
  • 3/5
I expected the grain to be finer
  • W. Nigel
  •  the 18/04/2018
  • 4/5
Have not used it yet (hence only 4 stars), but it looks to be good quality and just what I wanted. Hopefully I'll decide it warrants 5 stars when I get going with it.

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