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Want to Learn Canvas Painting?

May 28, 2008
It never fails to amaze me how the large canvas paintings end up on the walls in the art gallery. I wonder how long it takes for someone to actually finish a painting so huge. Well, if you are an aspiring artist but you do not know where to begin, look no further. You have the answer right here. Read on and this will be your bible to canvas painting.

Like I mentioned earlier, this article will serve as a good introduction to canvas painting. This article serves as a guide to canvas painting. I bet you can't wait to know more about canvas painting so, come let's find out more.

I suppose you want to learn more about canvas painting. There are certain things that you need to know as beginners. I will start off by calling you readers out there artists. The basic essential tools you need for canvas painting can be found below.

Different type of paint also gives a certain feel to a painter. An acrylic paint differs from water colours and oil paint is also different from acrylic paint. Yes, you get the drift. Most painter, beginners and professionals usually use acrylic paint or oil paint. However, as a beginner, it is simpler and less messy if you use acrylic paint. In order to reduce wastage of paints, you should put the amount that you need on a palette.

There are many brushes available at the stationery store. Some are sold individually while some are sold in packets. A brush that is considered good quality is a brush that is soft. A fine tip brush is not necessarily good. The size of the brush depends on the area you want to paint on. A good quality brush is usually made of horse's tail.

In order to avoid wasting paint, you should also get a palette. A palette is a painter's board where the colours can usually be mixed. This way you can mix colours easily and also avoid paint wastages. I am sure that sounds simple enough.

By cleaning your floor with turpentine and cloth you will be able to remover the stains. You can also remove the stains on your hands by washing them with turpentine.

Now that you are armed with this information, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and let that creative juices flowing. Get a canvas and some paint and start canvas painting. Try canvas painting with your family and friends too! You'll never know if you'll be the next Picaso. Good luck!
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