Utrecht Exclusive: Custom Canvas Sizes Stretched & Shipped to Your Doorstep

Tired of stretching your own canvases because you can't find the size you want pre-manufactured?

Let Utrecht build it for you. Utrecht added its exclusive Customized Stretched Canvas service to our professional stretched canvas program to do exactly that. This service will benefit the most discriminating artists with its uncompromising framing system that will guarantee you the finest possible stretched painting surface available anywhere. The service consists of:

  • 6 top quality hand-primed surfaces (1 cotton, 5 Belgian Linen) that offer true museum quality
  • 2-1/4" x 1-1/4" inch profile
  • Stretcher bar sizes range in size from 11" to 96" and are available in full inch increments, i.e. 11", 12" . . . 95", 96"
  • Stretchers are made from heavy duty Pacific Northwest American Fir or Pine
  • Double wide keyable braces - absolutely no finger jointing
  • Over 40,000 possible size configurations ranging from 11 x 11" to 78" x 96"
  • Pre-stretched frame(s) manufactured to meet your unique requirements
  • Shipped directly to you from our factory in sturdy, insulated,corregated box guaranteed to reach you in perfect condition. We can not guarantee that the packing carton will be reusable.

4 simple steps

All you need to to do is add your unique creativity.

  1. Pick 1 of the 6 canvas surfaces
  2. Determine the height and width you want the frame(s) to be.
  3. Determine how many you want. You can save 15% by purchasing in bulk. The discount kicks in at 3 or more frames of the same size and surface.
  4. Call customer service at 1-800-223-9132 to arrange a full quote including any applicable shipping charges.

Terms & Conditions

  1. All sales are final. Since this is a custom program where the product is made exactly to your unique specifications, we appreciate your understanding that all custom canvas purchases are final and can not be returned or exchanged for credit. Therefore, before placing your order, we encourage you to measure precisely to ensure that your large canvases will clear your entryway as well as fit your workspace.
  2. Large sizes may need special freight carrier. If your frame is too large to be shipped via our usual ground carrier and has to be delivered by a special freight carrier additional shipping charges will be incurred. Customer service will inform you if these additional charges apply and can provide you with an exact quote on what those charges will be.

Available Canvas Surfaces

Artfix L-42

Hand Weaved and triple oil primed Belgian LinenThis is a unique heavy weight surfacewith apronounced weave, excellent for oil basedlandscapes and abstract interpretations.Weightsnot available from Artifix.

Artfix L-43

Hand Weaved Belgian Linen that is triple primed with a Professional Acrylic Gesso This is a medium weight surface with a medium weave.This particularly versatile surface will support both oil and acrylic work in a broad range of painting styles.Weights not available from Artifix.

Artfix L-64U

Portrait weight, extra fine weave Belgian Linen. Universally (acrylic) primed so that it can handle acrylics as wells as oils. Weights not available from Artifix.

Artfix L-64C

Portrait weight, extra fine weave Belgian Linen. Carefully oil primed by hand, it presents the finest possible surface for precise detail work with the world's finest oil colors. Weights not available from Artifix.

#990

Utrecht Belgian Linen alkyd primed. This fabric is a single weave, medium rough texture. Made with Utrecht type 215 Linen. Raw weight 11.5oz, finished weight 13 oz.The chart below provides you examples of pricing for 4 different sizes in each of the six available surfaces to give you some sense for the variations in price by size and material.