My A to Z Blogging Challenge

Alphabetical inspiration and motivation for bloggers

C is for Canvas and Canaletto – The Thought Palette

“I hardly ever stretch the canvas before painting” Jackson Pollock

For me what you paint on is as important as what you paint with – the ‘support’ you are using is vital to the overall finish and appeal of a painting – find out more about canvas and how I make my own by reading this post!

And introducing one of my absolute favourite painters of all time – I am glad his surname begins with a C so that I can cover him early in this A to Z series!

Giovanni Antonio Canal (October 28, 1697 – April 19, 1768), is better known as Canaletto. He was a Venetian artist famous for his landscapes of Venice.

This is the latest in my A to Z series of Art

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About Julie Dawn Fox

I'm Julie, a British expat in Portugal with a passion for travel, writing and photography. My blog, Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal, is a way of sharing what I learn about the food, art, culture and unusual highlights of Portugal. You'll find honest opinions, helpful tips and ideas for travelling and living in Portugal. If you need a native English speaker to help you create or translate content for your website, articles or other documents, please email me or visit

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