A properly stretched canvas is not only easy to work with, it can also ensure the longevity of the artwork. Paintings that are hundreds of years old have survived because of proper preparation and care. Stretching and Priming Your Canvas is an informative DVD that demonstrates
In this video, Larry Withers demonstrates the proper procedures for assembling, stretching, and priming an artist's canvas. Techniques include priming the canvas for oil painting using traditional rabbit skin glue sizing, as well as using more contemporary products. Withers also demonstrates how to prime for acrylic painting using modern acrylic gesso.
The program is divided into several chapters, which include:
A downloadable PDF file of the materials and tools list is also included.
Larry Withers is a classically trained artist and founder of On Air Video, Inc. He is also the author of several books on graphic design and has produced numerous fine arts instructional videos.
DVD. 42 minutes.
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