September 22nd, 2017
art on canvas
Expert or Not
After nine years of making hand painted canvas rugs I do count myself as an expert. I am constantly trying new materials, searching for better sealants, testing qualities of paints, experimenting sewing different shapes of the canvas rugs.
Canvas & Design: Modern Art Wall Tapestries
Having just completed a large wall hanging for a client I recall that canvas floor cloths originated in France in the 1400’s as spin-offs from wall tapestries. It wasn’t until the 1800’s that the British took this art form and put them on the floor. From there the idea traveled to the USA; colonists used ship’s sails … [Keep Reading]