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How to Prepare Canvas, Paper, Panel - Amy Gardner-Dean

Amy Gardner-Dean

How to Prepare Canvas, Paper, Panel - Amy Gardner-Dean with Amy Gardner-Dean

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How To Prepare Canvas, Paper, Panel, Etc. For Your Medium Of Choice! Some artists buy low quality canvases or panels and never add additional primer when it screams for it. Then, there are those who buy exceptional quality, pre-primed substrates– only to add additional, low quality primer right over an existing, lovely surface that begs for paint. Why, why… WHY?!?

Category: Painting, Finishing, Painting Substrates, Paper, Painting Surfaces
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Medium: Acrylics, Multi-media, Oils, Acrylic Medium
Subject: Practice Techniques, Large Painting Prep, Acrylic Techniques, Materials Education, Underpainting, Painting Panels, Techniques, Priming, Materials Prep, Oil Mediums, Painting Substrates
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GOLDEN GAC Mediums 8 oz
Specialty Acrylic Polymers 100 Medium
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    • This polymer is one of the most universal used in paint manufacturing. Artists who had used "Rhoplex" (a registered trade name) will find that this GAC most closely reflects the properties to which they were accustomed.
    • The GAC 100 is a useful polymer for protecting against Support Induced Discoloration (S.I.D.).
    • The most flexible with a moderate level of tack and gloss.
    • Useful for diluting and extending colors, especially when film flexibility and integrity are important characteristics.
    • Wets pigment surfaces well. The most ideal for artists formulating their own paints.
AlumaComp Aluminum, 11
Aluminum Panel, Dual-Sided
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QoR Watercolor Ground 237ml Jar
QoR Watercolor Ground
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Da Vinci Pro Birch Wood Panel 12
Pro Birch Panel (Box of 4)
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    Da Vinci Pro Birch Wood Painting Panel 1-5/8" Panel (Box of 4) 12x12"

    Each panel measures 12x12" with a 1-5/8" inch depth

Da Vinci Pro Ultra Smooth Panel 16
Pro Ultra Smooth Panel (Box of 4)
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    Da Vinci Pro Ultra Smooth Gesso Panels 3/4" Panels (Box of 4) 16x16"

    Each panel measures 16x16" with a 3/4" depth

Centurion All-Media Primed Linen Panels 12
All Media Primed Linen Panels (Pack of 3)
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    All-Media Primed Linen Panels 12x12" (Pack of 3), Centurion

    Perfect for traveling and pochade boxes, the linen panels are lightweight and take up around 1/4" the depth of a 3/4” canvas, so you can travel with more work surfaces!

    • Primed Linen Panels Pack of Three - 12x12"
    • Acid-free, archival linen
    • 11oz, universally acrylic primed
    • Mounted on 3mm MDF wood board
    • Medium-textured linen
    • Non warping
SoHo Urban Artist Painting Boards 9x12
Artist Painting Boards (Pack of 5)
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    The boards are 2.3mm thick with a canvas-like paper surface that accepts all media well. This SoHo Painting Board pack contains 5 x 9x12" inch boards

Creative Mark 5x7
Canvas Panel (Carton of 12)
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World's Greatest Acrylic White Gesso Primer 1 Quart, 32oz
Acrylic Artist Gesso Primer
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Golden Matte Mediums Fluid Matte 8 oz
GOLDEN Fluid Matte Medium
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    GOLDEN Fluid Matte Medium is a liquid
GOLDEN Absorbent Ground White 16 oz
GOLDEN Absorbent Ground
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    Golden Absorbent Ground

    Absorbent Ground is a fluid acrylic medium that dries to a porous, paper-like surface. Applied over a gessoed canvas, it facilitates raw canvas-like staining and watercolor effects. Lightfast, permanent and flexible. This is a Health Labeled (HL) Product, and not for use by children

Paramount PRO Cotton 12
Cotton Stretched Canvas
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Raised on both a farm in Missouri and a lake in Michigan, Amy Gardner Dean developed a curiosity and love of the natural world from an early age. The granddaughter of a Missouri landscape painter and a Michigan grandmother (who was the daughter of professional Chicago portrait artists), she was encouraged early on to draw and paint, often attending oil painting classes with her grandmother from t...

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