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Great for the beginner and professional, these polished steel shapes are perfect for trimming and smoothing clay.
Armature wire creates the structure that keeps a sculpture together and provides a frame upon which to work. This economical aluminum wire is light weight, very pliable, non-staining, and non-corrosive.
Cross braces are important. Remember that a painting may hang for years, and a long length of lumber can bow. Many artists require extra strength and stability in their stretcher bars and that is why BEST Artist Products manufactures high quality cross braces. BEST recommends cross braces for any length exceeding 36″. Use BEST Cross Brace Brackets to attach your brace to your frame.
The medium-duty and lightweight bars are manufactured from high quality white pine. The lightweight bars are extremely useful in small paintings. These bars can save you money and make framing a little easier. BEST stretcher bars are made by Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. in Kimberly, Wisconsin.
• Sold individually
• Caution: The lightweight bars are not for use on large paintings.
Handmade, fine-quality boxwood tools used for shaping and finishing work, on and off the wheel. Both sizes are great for professional or student use. Individual shapes are numbered.
There's nothing like painting on a hand-stretched canvas! These durable imported stretching pliers have serrated jaws for a secure grip to produce an even, uniform stretching over stretcher strips or bars.
• 2.375" Wide
Insert the disc shape you want, load the gun with clay and pull the trigger. By changing the color of the clay and the disc shape, an assortment of possibilities is created.
• Includes 19 discs
Heavy gauge wire with wooden handles at each end. Makes cutting clay much easier.
An innovative approach to using cross braces! Designed to fit all sizes of Richeson Cross Braces, our sturdy cross brace bracket is the ideal way to support a stretched canvas.
• State of the art design works with all sizes of stretcher bars
• Slotted design allows for finest adjustment of canvas tension