Have you heard of canvas painting? Perhaps you have heard about oil painting but not the earlier one. If you have not heard about it, I would encourage you to read this article. By the time you finish with this article, you will be very familiar with it. Canvas painting is basically painting on a canvas. You may have heard of painting, oil painting, pastel painting acrylic painting but not canvas painting. If you have not figured it out yet, yes, canvas can be painted on. The canvas I am talking about is not your canvas bag but a more professional kind of canvas that can be bought and be framed up when you are done with your masterpiece. We will start with the canvas itself. The canvas can be bought at an art shop. There are different types and sizes of canvas that can be found. There are many types pre-stretched too. Some of them are: 1) Decorative and Miniature 2) Traditional Profile Cotton 3) Deep Profile Cotton 4) Traditional Profile Linen 5) Deep Profile Linen Basically, different types of canvas have different texture and weight. Decorative and miniature canvases are usually used for craft purposes. Deep Profile Cotton canvas is usually the canvas with the highest quality. What you need to know when you buy the canvas is what type of paint and what type of painting you are doing. If you are looking for a more textured painting, you should go for the medium textured canvas. If you are doing some kind of traditional art, you should use lightly textured canvas like a silk canvas. Remember that if you use different type of paint on different type of canvas, you can bring out different results. If you are thinking about traveling with the big piece of canvas and do not have any idea how to, read on. The next paragraph will tell you about canvas carriers. There are three types of canvas carries that are usually used. They are: 1) Guerilla Painter Panel Carriers 2) Handy Porter Boxes 3) Stanrite Aluminum Wet Canvas Carriers Different types of canvas carriers suit different purpose. The Guerilla Painter Panel Carriers is an ideal way to transport artwork. It is adjustable and it keeps up to twelve wet panels or up to four wet stretched canvasses completely enclosed. The Handy Porter Boxes are made of corrugated boxes with channeled polystyrene grooves to hold paintings however, it is not an ideal way to transport your masterpiece on a rainy day. The last carrier is only ideal if you want to store your artwork indoors. So there you have it, canvas painting 101. By reading this article for a few minutes, you will sound as though you are an expert in canvas painting.