Making DIY Canvas Backdrops

Build beautiful backdrops on a budget.

In this workshop, recorded LIVE, Tim reveals his secrets for crafting professional-looking canvas backdrops on a budget!

Discover the step-by-step process to create picture-perfect backdrops, customized to your unique aesthetic vision.

In this class:

  • Tools and equipment for making DIY canvas backdrops
  • Sourcing materials
  • Sizing considerations
  • Canvas preparation
  • Painting techniques
  • Texture and effects creation
  • Colour selection
  • Storage and maintenance

If you enjoy this class, check out Creating DIY Backgrounds and Surfaces and Making a Canvas Backdrop.

Questions? Please post them in the comments section below.


  1. Thank you Tim. Was very informative about painting on canvas. Had no clue about preparing the canvas with PVA. I know you are using Matt paint. But would semi gloss make that big of a difference on canvas…? I know on wood it would.

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