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  • How do you prep Minature canvas under 6"?

    I am entering a Juried show with my first miniature canvas and I am told the smaller the canvas the more you see the grain. How much is this ever a deterrent to judges if they notice your gesso allows grain to still be seen. ~Beverly~
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by ArtistBeverly on 5 Sep 2013
  • Problems stretching canvas...

    Hello! I would like to start by saying I’m not new to stretching canvas and have been stretching my own canvases for a number of years. However, recently I have encountered a problem that has been causing me some frustration! The problem concerns sagging. I previously used a fairly heavy weight...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by jabbason on 19 Feb 2013
  • alkyd paint as oil primer

    can i use a regular titanium white alkyd paint as substitute for oil ground? can i put it onto my gessoed canvas and use it after a few days? would the effect be the same and would there be no problem in the future?
    Posted to Art Technical Q & A (Forum) by xndr on 12 Oct 2009