Introduction to a twelve part video series on my post-print painting techniques.
Visit the art store and get your tools and materials.
Tips on preparing rough edges in your digital file prior to printing.
Fix your print before painting on it.
Gel your surface, following the forms of the composition and generating a painterly finish.
Lay out your colors on a palette (of the non digital kind!)
Time to start painting!
Palette knife painting technique demonstrated.
Demonstration of brush work on the canvas, including glazing techniques.
Stretch your canvas.
Some closing words encouraging you to go for it with your own post-print painting!
And just one more thing….:-)
Completion of the addition of brush stroke textures with a clear gloss gel over the printed canvas.
The gelled canvas is stretched over thick stretcher bars.
See the completion of the canvas …
Using a palette knife, I add acrylic paint directly into the gelled canvas surface.
Final touches of acrylic paint applied …
Review of the way I work onto my canvas prints with acrylic gels and paint.