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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Ten Minute Studies First Installment

Here are the first weeks worth of ten minute studies; I started at the top left for the first row and second rows and then went right to left on the last row. I figured out on the 6th frame that if I put an undercoating of paint on the canvas paper then the paint actually went on as I intended and it didn't take so long to get coverage and I was finishing in under 10". I wasn't fighting the dry rough surface so much. That is one of the reason I have been doing underpaintings on the larger canvases I have been working on; They are so difficult to cover with paint otherwise. It has been a long time since I have painted on cotton duck. I sure miss painting on linen, but I am liking painting on stretched canvas I don't have to frame. There are always trade offs in life, right? One day soon I will be able to afford the stretched linen canvases.

1 comment:

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Nice painting. I'm happy to found your blogs.