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Re: [teacherartexchange] Canvas board warping


From: Ken Schwab (bicyclken_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon May 16 2011 - 18:36:50 PDT

What I have done in the past is to: Use a sponge, not dripping but squeezed
once, and moisten the backing board. Put weight on the board upside down and
allow to dry thoroughly. If they are still moist they will revert to being
warped. Canvas panels are tough, I know this works on 2 ply chipboard, so keep
at it.

Ken Schwab

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From: "Kramer, Bunki [LC]" <>
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group <>
Sent: Mon, May 16, 2011 10:06:29 AM
Subject: [teacherartexchange] Canvas board warping

Hi all. It's been ages since I have posted for sure.

I barely remember from years ago that someone posted something about what to
do with warped canvas board. Something about wetting and taping the back. We
did some beautiful 18x24" paintings (tempera) and they warped like all get
out. I have tons of math books piled on top of all of these dried lovelies
but not makin' much of a dent over the weekend. Any suggestions? Should I
have soaked and taped beforehand? What kinda tape? Gurrrrrrrrrrrrr.

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