Not all Canvas Stretcher Bars are Created Equal Starting out on any painting on canvas project regardless of medium it is important to visualize potential problems BEFORE they occur. Although this canvas had been in storage and still wrapped in plastic it will still need to be re-stretched on a less inferior frame. Tape has been placed over the manufacturer’s stamp to protect the innocent (myself) from any adverse action. The enlarged view shows marks at the problem spots.   Masterpiece B2 Stretcher Kit The one above could have failed in any of the marked locations. A single stretcher bar MUST (more…)