Fuse33 Makerspace
A shared workshop that transcends the conventional notion of a makerspace

Unlock your creative potential by learning to make your own art canvases in this hands-on class. This class will guide you through the process of building a sturdy wooden frame, stretching and securing canvas fabric, and preparing the surface for painting.

You’ll discover tips and tricks for achieving a professional finish and customizing canvas sizes to suit your artistic needs. By the end of the session, you’ll have a handmade canvas ready for your next masterpiece and the skills to create many more.

Ideal for artists of all levels.

In Make Your Own Art Canvas you will learn:

  • Understand the different types of canvases available for painting
  • Learn the basic tools needed for stretching a canvas
  • Develop the skill to stretch a canvas evenly and smoothly
  • Understand how to secure the canvas to the stretcher bars
  • Develop an eye for detecting any wrinkles or slack in the canvas
  • Understand the benefits of stretching a canvas versus using pre-stretched canvases
  • Learn how to properly prepare a canvas for painting
  • Learn how to troubleshoot common issues that may arise while stretching a canvas

Tools Required: All tools are provided.
Materials Required: All materials are provided.
Take Home: You will take home your beautiful creation.

Make Your Own Art Canvas

Skill Level: Entry Level Class (No prerequisite required)
Target audience: 18+
Session Length: 3 hours
Cost per Person: $97

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