A better option would be to reinvent and update the canvas bag by painting and embellishing it. It is easy to do and with a bit of creativity you can transform your boring canvas bag into a work of art. If you are thinking, "oh, I am not the artsy type, I can't possibly paint", then there is no need to worry. There are many painting techniques that do not require you to be particularly artsy. Here we will bring to you some great ideas on hand painting canvas bags.