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Tony (ASM)

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on: October 17, 2011, 07:56:50 AM
Having just purchased a wide/deep edged canvass, I was wondering if anyone has an opinion on whether we are expected to continue the painting round the sides or, leave it white or, maybe paint it a different colour?
Because it seems alien to paint the side of a canvass and, perhaps I'm too lazy to, has got me wondering that, if I choose to want to frame it later, I may regret taking a scene round the sides.
What do you think?

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C.Bodine

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Reply #1 on: October 17, 2011, 08:35:37 AM
I believe Nolan said he likes to wraps the painting around, but has also just painted it a solid color.
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Reply #2 on: October 17, 2011, 11:34:22 AM
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Reply #3 on: February 20, 2012, 03:27:05 AM
As a newby I am late on responding to wide/dep edged canvasses.   Personally I find that to rap the painting around the edge is much more attractive.  With the economical climate your client then have a choice to frame or not to frame.  Deep edge canvasses look best unframed and help those people that is unsure of what frame to pic.
I always take my subject matter in consideration when I pick canvass edge sizes.  Certain subject matter leans towards deep edge unframed paintings.   


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Reply #4 on: February 20, 2012, 04:37:37 AM
 :welcome: Gwen! Glad you jumped right in there. This is a great place to be and you will enjoy it.  Dennis and Nolan are wonderful teachers and the other members are so encouraging! If you haven't done it yet, cruise on over to the Paintbasket T.V. and check out the free lessons.  Let me warn you though, you will get hooked! :)
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Reply #5 on: February 20, 2012, 06:16:18 AM
When ever I paint on this kind of canvas I continue around the sides. It looks cool on the wall that way. I did a sunflower and continued the leaves and the petals around the sides.
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Reply #6 on: February 20, 2012, 10:17:38 AM
It's been a while since I posted the original question but, since then I have adopted these deep edge canvases. They have lots of advantages like saving on cost of frame, easier to hang, easier to move about, less susceptible to frame knocks/chips, etc.
Framed pictures are still the best in many respects but, this modern way is a great alternative.
''Don't spend life going forward in reverse, just glimpse the rear view mirror now and again then, focus on what lays ahead''.
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