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Title: Preparing a Canvas for Acrylic Painting


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Preparing a Canvas for Acrylic Painting
By Eric Danielson
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Preparation
  • The most obvious misstep all learners make is
    purchasing a pre-stretched canvas or canvas
    board.
  • The number two mix-up is leaving the canvas white
    when they begin painting.
  • Cover the white canvas with one solid paint color
    which is called a toned ground.
  • It can change your sketches by making them look
    more expert, build the velocity in making your
    compositions and issue you an imbecile evidence
    technique for making a tonal temperament in your
    work.

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Colors used for the toned ground
  • The art experts of The Paint Place in NYC the
    absolute beginner to use Yellow Ochre.
  • Burnt Umber white, Raw Umber white or Yellow
    Ochre can also be a good option.

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Prime a Canvas
  • Appropriately preparing a canvas will shield it
    from the degenerative impacts of oil paint and in
    addition give legitimate backing and adherence of
    oil, acrylic or alkyd paints.
  • Artist canvas must be fixed and prepared.
  • After stretching cotton duck or linen canvas on a
    stretcher bar, prepare it for painting by
    following these steps.

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Steps
  1. Set up your canvas as it can be expected to
    achieve all sides of it.
  2. Mix up your primer so its even and prepared to
    go.
  3. Apply unique paste to fix canvas and seal the
    snooze of the material if vital.

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Steps
  • Utilizing a hardened brush, stroke parallel to
    the length of the canvas. Cover totally however
    spread as uniformly and thinly as possible. Allow
    coat to dry completely
  • Repeat the same step for 3 times.
  • Use sand paper to smooth the surface.

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Tips
  • Sand the canvas delicately between steps. Just
    give a conventional once over with fine sandpaper
    and forget about the dust to issue it a smoother
    composition.
  • After the last layer let the entire thing dry for
    a decent 24 hours, and it will be some more
    strong and will take paint better.
  • Slender painting grounds permit the canvas to
    better withstand the psychologist and swell cause
    by stickiness variances.

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References
  • http//willkempartschool.com/how-a-canvas-can-dras
    tically-improve-your-painting
  • http//www.thepaintplaceny.com/group-classes.html
  • https//www.youtube.com/watch?vWh5PcZcXioM
  • http//hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Prepare-a-Canvas-fo
    r-Acrylic-Painting

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Thank You !!!
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