Canvas

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Definition

a canvas: strong, rough cloth, burlap, sailcloth; a material used by artists for painting on
noun
Attention: do not confuse with the verb to canvass which means "to campaign".

Examples

  • "Bollocks is well known as a "splatter painter" or a "drip painter", which simply means that he stood on top of his canvases and threw the paint down onto them. Bollocks was an alcoholic, and often painted while drunk, as even novice museum-goers can guess."

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