• Oil paints

    Oil paints

    This type of paint is oil that dries out quickly and is mixed with different pigments and fillers. It may be used to draw upon fabric, wood, stone, metal as we recommend applying primer on all types of surfaces. The time Read More
  • Acrylic paints

    Acrylic paints

    "Maestro Pan" acrylics are manufactured with 100% pure pigment and acrylic emulsion without the addition of fillers, which is the reason for the extreme brightness and brilliance of the colors of the "INTENSIVE" series. The series consists of 48 colors in Read More
  • Acrylic paint decor

    Acrylic paint decor

    Acrylic paint decor varnish has a dense and saturated tone. It is suitable for all surfaces - glass, porcelain, ceramics, metal, wood, paper, stone and plastic. Decor varnish is water-based paint and, if necessary, can be diluted with water. Decor varnish № 107 Read More
  • Tempera paints

    Tempera paints

    Light-resistant pigments and ingredients that provide an even dense tone have been selected. The tempera paints are water-soluble. They are used to paint on paper, wood, cloth, stone, etc. They are easily combined with other water-based paints - watercolor, acrylic. The high Read More
  • Thinners


    Linseed oil is extracted from the mature seeds of flax. They are ground and compressed under high pressure. There are two ways of production: hot and cold. The cold pressed linseed oil is most suitable for the purpose of painting. It Read More
  • Universal outliner - Metallic

    Universal outliner - Metallic

    Metallic colours, shades of gold, silver and copper, suitable for drawing on paper, wood, metal, glass, fabrics. The drying time is between 2 to 6 hours, depending on the thickness of the applied layer and the characteristic of the base on Read More

There is a huge difference between factory-primed cotton or linen canvas and the manually applied classic primer which we use on our canvas stretcher frames.
The whole process takes about a week. After the application of each layer we wait until it is dry before applying the next one. Three coats of glue solution are applied. This glue solution seals the canvas. Priming follows, again in three or four layers, this process needs scraping the previous layer so that the primer becomes uniform and the small nodules or fibers of linen are smoothened out.
The primer contains glue solution, precipitated chalk, linseed oil, zinc white, egg emulsion and plasticizers. It provides excellent bonding of the paint with the canvas, creating a sense of control and pleasure during painting. The canvas primed in this way is almost not affected by temperature differences and weather conditions; it does not expand and does not need to be stretched again using wedges in the stretcher frame. Moreover, it acquires the properties of semi-oil primer that provides the best cohesion and coalescence of paint and primer. This is a big advantage over factory-primed canvases with synthetic acrylic primer, where the adhesion between the base and the paint is almost absent. This leads to cracking or peeling of the paint layer.

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