How to make a rustic hessian canvas

Skye Bothma, Editor, artist, writer, crafter

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8 Lessons (20m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:45
    • 2. Materials

      1:09
    • 3. Preparing the hessian

      2:46
    • 4. Covering the frame

      5:31
    • 5. Preparing the painting surface

      2:33
    • 6. Drawing the design

      1:26
    • 7. Painting the picture

      4:30
    • 8. Varnishing (optional)

      1:16

About This Class

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An easy project to make a rustic-looking painting using hessian as the canvas. Perfect for decorating a country home or as a gift for someone who lives the country lifestyle. A great way to use up scrap hessian cloth and reuse the frames of painting disasters.