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Photo Credits:
Cusi Taylor
Ryan Walsh

Desert Canvas Backdrop

Part Number: CP510

From $148.99



The Savage Desert Canvas Backdrop is an artistically hand-painted canvas background with medium and light brown texturing. Ideal for warm, classic and fine-art portraiture. Our 5′ x 7′ (1.52m x 2.13m) size is suitable for headshots while our 8′ x 12′ (2.44m x 3.66m) size is great for full-body portraits.

Variations in patterning, coloring and minor blemishes in finish may occur from piece to piece due to the hand painted nature of this product.


Features & Specs

Sized to 5' x 7' and 8' x 12' (1.52m x 2.13m and 2.44m x 3.66m)
Heavy cotton canvas
Mounted to a heavy-duty aluminum core for easy hanging from a crossbar support system
Aluminum core inside diameter: 1 7/8"
Velcro straps included for clean transport and storage
Steam from the backside to eliminate wrinkles
Weighs 11 lbs. (5' x 7') and 22 lbs (8' x 12')

4 reviews for Desert Canvas Backdrop

  1. info108 (verified owner)

    I have the 5×7 version of this and it looks just like the photo – bright and creamy with tans/grays/greens – beautiful painted canvas! I wanted a bigger version because I loved the smaller one so much and ordered the larger size 8×12. It’s completely different – no creamy colors at all on it – it’s almost all black – very, very dark with no tans/creams mixed in at all (honestly it almost looks like I was shipped the Eclipse version by mistake) …… I took it to my session (should have checked it out beforehand) and my assistant set it up and started shooting on it, but when I saw it I knew the client wouldn’t be happy as they wanted the 5×7 colors I had. So now I have to find another type of canvas and do a reshoot…. : ( It was used for the session (even though I can’t use any of the photos), so according to the page, I can’t return…. anyway, just sad about it all. And for the record, this is the only bad experience I’ve had with Savage. I have tons of paper and canvas drops from them and they are all beautiful. I’d suggest not buying the 8×12 version of the desert canvas……

    • Savage Universal Support Team

      Hi Jeannie, thank you for your honest review! We sincerely apologize for your experience and value your feedback. We would like to ask that you please send a couple comparison images of your 5′ x 7′ and the 8′ x 12′ Desert Canvas Backdrops to support(at)savagepaper(dot)com so we can review and work to rectify your issue. Thanks.

  2. Michael Devaney

    I love this background. I like that its super unique and my clients love it too. It’s another perfect product from Savage.

  3. Genevieve Lapointe

    I love it. I’m using it all the time. It looks professional.

  4. Bob Maynard (verified owner)

    I’ve had a Savage painted-canvas backdrop for years and love it. I recently ordered an additional one which arrived promptly and is beautiful. After a few days, though, a problem developed. What sets a company apart is how they deal with problems. Chris Cohn was knowledgeable, competent, and decisive in resolving the issue. Couldn’t be happier.

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Painted Canvas Backdrops

We recommend steaming the backdrop from the backside to eliminate wrinkles.

Heavy cotton canvas, attached to an aluminum core and counterweight wood trim.

Use care when handling your Savage painted canvas background. Clean the model’s shoes before he/she steps onto the material to prevent dirt marks. Blot dirt or dust with a dry cloth. Roll up the backdrop after use.

Savage Canvas backgrounds are hand painted with an acrylic-based paint.

Painted Canvas Backdrops are not flame retardant.

We recommend spraying the background lightly with a fabric protection spray. Wait until the first coat is entirely dry and then spray again. Allow the background to dry thoroughly before using or storing. Care should also be taken not get the background wet.

5′ x 7′ Weighs 12 lbs
8′ x 12′ Weighs 24 lbs

We are not able to produce custom coloring or sizing options at this time.

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