Cheap Joe's Art Stuff offers a variety of well prepared canvas products and accessories. Gesso and Priming Materials provide a slight texture for your painting surface to provide adherence for the paint. Without gesso, the paint would soak into the weave of the canvas. However some many gessos may be sanded smooth for personal preference. The beauty of gesso is that it may applied it to nearly any surface, providing the artist with endless possibilities.
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A Simple Plein Air Oil Painting Set Up
When I began painting landscapes again, I wanted a minimal plein air oil painting kit that I could grab and go that wouldn't take forever to set up. Here's my simple plein air oil painting equipment list: