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Public Workshop, “Preparing Surfaces for Painting” with Michael Allen.


Tuesday June 12th, 2-6pm

The workshop will focus on the preparation of a variety of surfaces suitable for oil painting with a special emphasis on preparing for intensive painting campaigns.  Contemporary methods and materials will be discussed and demonstrated including the preparation of paper and panels, as well as canvas mounting and stretching.  A selection of papers and varying types of panels will be presented in conjunction with a variety of commercially available surface preparation materials.  The workshop will also focus on a DIY approach to promote cost effective painting campaigns as well as an experimental approach to oil painting.

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