The canvas or cloth is a support made of fabric that usually has a frame in order to tighten it and used to paint on it. Usually cotton or linen, cotton has a lighter color, a pattern is less compact and more economical; The linen is stiffer, gray and dark ocher some considered the best canvas to paint in oil.
Fabrics are the most common support traditional oil paint or acrylic.
The materials used are the threads of flax, hemp or cotton.
preparations fabrics are based on rabbit skin glue and a load (usually carbonate of lime, chalk or oxide titaneo).
You can also purchase fabric without prepare and self priming.^