Art Surface / Support
- Mixed media sketchbook for practice (XL Canson) 9”x12”
- Canvas, Birch or Masonite Panels (Good to try various surfaces)
11x14, 12x16, 16x20 - 1 or 2 of each
You may work larger if you are a more experienced painter.
*If doing a series of Square Panels 12x12 or preferred size and or panoramic shape approx. 8x16 or 12x24
It’s always wise to have a few sizes to choose from.
To be better prepared pre-tint your surfaces with any desired colours (try 2 or 3 combinations, warm and cool, plus gesso to create some texture. Apply with brush, palette knife or brayer. If brighter colour is desired, keep underpaint light and/or bright.