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Re: stretched canvas


From: . . (artgal50_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Mar 15 2003 - 04:03:36 PST

what about spraying the back of the canvas with hot water and when it dries it should shrink the canvas.

Barb in Texas
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  From: Seapearls Artworks
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  Sent: Friday, March 14, 2003 10:10 PM
  Subject: Re: stretched canvas

>How do I get rid of a small dent mark in a stretched canvas? It's like a

>pucker from something being up against it. The canvas HAS been primed and

>painted on already. Can I restretch it? Or is there some hidden secret?

  If I remember right a bit of gesso painted on the back of the canvas helps as it will restretch it as it dries.

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