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  • 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
  • Art Technical Q&A: Choosing preprimed canvas

    Choosing a Preprimed Canvas I want to buy a pre-primed canvas and stretch it myself. Are there advantages to using double-primed canvas over single-primed canvas, oil over acrylic priming, or linen over cotton canvas? These choices are more a matter of individual preference than quality. After weighing...
    Posted to Art Technical Q & A (Forum) by American Artist on 10 Mar 2009
  • Art Technical Q&A: Prepared canvas

    What is the difference between oil-prepared canvas and chalk-prepared canvas? Oil-prepared canvas is made for use with oil-painting media only. This type of canvas is primed with two layers of linseed oil-based paint. Chalk-prepared canvas, primed with two layers of powdered chalk-based paint, is for...
    Posted to Art Technical Q & A (Forum) by American Artist on 10 Mar 2009
  • Art Technical Q&A: Preprimed canvas

    Oil-Primed Canvas and Acrylic-Primed Canvas What is the difference between oil-primed canvas and acrylic-primed canvas? I recently bought some prepared canvas and once I got home I felt it was too smooth. Is there any way to rough it up a bit? The surfaces of these primed coatings feel slightly different...
    Posted to Art Technical Q & A (Forum) by American Artist on 10 Mar 2009