Cedar Artist Stretchers

Western Red Cedar is the definitely the choice timber to make artist stretcher frames with. It is stable, light, resists mold, moisture and insect infestation. Chapman & Bailey produce mitre shouldered mortise and tenon jointed cedar stretchers that use timber wedges to expand the corners and braces connections. They produce cedar stretchers in 4 different…

Artist Stretchers | Chapman & Bailey

Sustainable stretcher frame of mind

Imagine the joy when sighting 480 cm lengths of timber along the docking bench and seeing them dead straight all the way. Laminating three strips of finger joined blocks of Arakaria (Hoop Pine) lengthwise creates the straightest lengths of timber to make stretcher arms true and stable. Each stretcher bar from Chapman and Bailey is…

Free demos in July @ Melbourne C&B Artshop

More Free July Demos @ C&B Melbourne Artshop [hr] Spray can and paint marker techniques What: Urban Style: Liquitex Spray Paint, Montana Markers, Krink Paint Markers Professional Quality / Archival When: 11 July 2013 Time: 1pm – 1.40pm Where: Chapman & Bailey Art Shop, 420 Johnston St, Abbotsford Cost: Free Phone: 03 94170500 Maximum 18…

da Vinci paint brushes | Chapman & Bailey

Free June Demos @ C&B Melbourne Artshop

Don’t miss out on these great workshops! This month we will be having demos covering artist brushes, techniques in acrylic painting, and will be repeating our fantastic Schmincke pastels demonstration. Artist Julia Gorman will be continuing to demonstrate their wonderful possibilities. Be sure to get in early as the numbers are strictly limited. Looking forward…

Learn how to stretch a canvas | Chapman & Bailey

Hurry! Only five spots left. RSVP now and learn how to stretch up your own canvas.

How To Stretch A Canvas Demo What: Mark Chapman, founder of Chapman & Bailey will be demonstrating: All about different stretcher profiles and bracing How to put a stretcher together so it is square Cutting the canvas to size The art of stretching a canvas with and without stretching pliers What are wedges for? The…

Learn how to stretch a canvas | Chapman & Bailey

This Thursday Free How to stretch a canvas demo!

How To Stretch A Canvas Demo What: Mark Chapman, founder of Chapman & Bailey will be demonstrating: All about different stretcher profiles and bracing How to put a stretcher together so it is square Cutting the canvas to size The art of stretching a canvas with and without stretching pliers What are wedges for? The…