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Video Librarian: Now in a completely revised second edition, Stretching & Priming Your Canvas is a DVD guide to preparing one’s canvas for acrylic or oil painting, hosted by experienced artist, Larry Withers. A step-by-step primer accessible to artists of all skill and experience levels, Stretching and Priming Your Canvas covers how to assemble the stretcher frame, size by using rabbit skin glue, prime with either oil primer or acrylic gesso, prepare panels for painting, care for and maintain canvas, and more. Highly recommended for anyone with an interest in acrylic or oil painting.

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Stretching & Priming Your Canvas 

A properly stretched and primed painting canvas is a pleasure to work on, and can help ensure the longevity of your work. By preparing your own canvas you can determine the size, canvas grade, and quality of materials. In this video, you will learn step by step the methods for stretching and priming your canvas whether you're working in acrylics or oils. Included are sections on:
• Basic materials
• Assembling stretcher frame
• Stretching your canvas
• Sizing using rabbit skin glue
• Priming with oil primer and acrylic gesso
• Preparing panels for painting
• Canvas care and maintenance


Host: Larry Withers                     
Running time: 35 minutes   
Price: $14.95
UPC#: 881303000139