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a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

an oil painting on canvas fabric

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the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account

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the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete

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solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

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get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

cover with canvas

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When students get dressed in white paper clothing, watch out--they have become walking canvases ready for painting.
Those were canvases by masters -- one each by the late F.
Canvases start from only pounds 20 (12" x 12" size) plus pounds 10 delivery per order (not per canvas).
None of Martin's Melvillean epic canvases were on view here, but these smaller works--some thick and impastoed, others painted over and over in the service of a spare, graphic economy (End of the Movie .
View examples of canvases and read testimonials from real customers at the Canvas on Demand Web site, http://www.
I had friends lay down two big canvases in my garage, and I spilt some colors - grays and reds - on a big area of it.
The decorative patterns were reflected onto the canvases with a projector (available from art-supply and crafts stores) then each design was traced and painted.
User permissions, including access to specific sources, operations on canvases, and access to remote keyboard and mouse operation, are assigned and managed by the system administrator.
First, although the eight paintings in "Bacchus, Psilax, Mainomenos" are individual works, their perfect fit in the large, squarish gallery made them an environmental piece: If not executed precisely for the space, these horizontal tan canvases covered with swirling red loops were obviously created with it in mind.
With his canvases swathed in deep, thick crimson, they reek of violent murder - as if painted from a demented serial killer's point of view as the bloody deed is being imagined.
Noh Sang-Kyoon has had but one modus operandi for more than a decade: He glues rows and rows of sequins all over canvases and found objects, giving every item a signature glistening finish.
Condo creates huge canvases peopled with these creatures, using a confident craftsmanship and sweeping, just-right brush strokes to quickly evoke his visions.
CafePress, the leading source for custom printing, announced today that it acquired Canvas On Demand, an online source for creating personalized custom canvases from users' photographs, and its sister companies, Canvas On Demand Pro, an online service providing professional photographers with canvas printing solutions, and Great Big Canvas, a growing online shop of licensed photos produced on canvas.
Some canvases in the show, such as one covered with pink-and-white star-shaped patches or two works made of dyed burlap, miss their mark and seem to have neither a clear animating impulse nor enough visual allure to distract us from the lack thereof.
Customers will have the opportunity to purchase limited edition canvases hand-signed by Thomas Kinkade or have their canvases enhanced by a Master Highlighter.