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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: Preparing substrates

    How do you prepare hardboard for oil painting? What are the advantages of Masonite over canvas? Does one have more value to a collector than the other? Hardboard is a composite of shredded, compacted, and compressed wood fibers held together by lignin, a natural, sticky wood derivative. Known also as...
    Posted to Art Technical Q & A (Forum) by American Artist on 10 Mar 2009