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What's everyone's favorite canvas sizes?

Discussion in 'General Airbrush Discussion' started by Robbyrockett2, Nov 7, 2018.


  1. Robbyrockett2

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    Just curious about canvas sizes people like to use.
    Also for those using terraslate, what mil do you prefer?
    If you could get it in large sizes would you want it thicker?

    I may be buying a large roll and make pieces available so lemme know and you might get your wish.
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    Up until now, virtually averything I’ve done has been on A4. But A3 would also be of interest. I think the Terraslate I prefer is the 10mil and above. To be honest the Mil doesn’t make much difference to me, but it feels nicer once you’ve finished painting.
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    Up to about A3 but mostly smaller. I have a big 70cmx50cm canvas that's been on the go for about 4 years, I have to finish it for Christmas as a thankyou for my mate getting me in at Triumph.

    Lee
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    250mm x 350mm, 350mm x 500mm, 500mm x 70mm and 1000mm x 700mm as that is what the sheets of Schoellershammer divide into the easiest without waste.
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    I'm thinking just getting something 24". Could go to A1 that way.
    36" won't quite get A0 so ...
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    Does it have to be exactly paper size? I don't worry about that much as long as I can get the reference printed out to that size.

    Lee
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    No not really, roll will either be 24" or 36" wide.
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    Good move. Saves messing about getting exact sizes.

    Lee
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    I guess it would be smart to look at standard frame sizes and compare to that...
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    Hmmm yes, that's a good idea and something I had failed to think about. Probably because I don't paint much.

    Lee
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    it used to be A4 size for me but in order to train my vision I started to go A3 size not that is easier for me to paint bigger it is in fact harder for me as my blind spot comes to play when I paint bigger than A4
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    My fave size is actually paintpal size 5 x 7. I can find large spaces a bit intimidating at times, and like the challenge of trying to get detail in smaller areas. I rarely go above A4.

    Little things please little minds LOL
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    I have only done from A4 and up to A3 but have now just done my first small 5x7, that was hard.
    I think I like the big sizes, and have 3 large stretched canvases (a fair bit bigger than A3) to use yet too.
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