Originally a sketchers product these superior quality canvas boards feature canvas laminated onto high quality boards of excellent stability. They are stretched by hand for correct tension and tailored corners and are triple coated with one coat of acid free sizing and two coats of highly pigmented primer formulated by Winsor & Newton. Artists Canvas Board is correctly prepared for immediate use by the artist and are suitable for use with Oil, Water Mixable Oil, Alkyd and Acrylic colors. The medium grain surface is ideal for all techniques including heavier applications of color. The balanced absorbency and tooth of the canvas board prevents sinking of oil colors and improves adhesion.