Materials: Rigid Supports
Lecture no. 26 from the course: The Complete Painter: Lessons from the Masters
Taught by Professor David Brody | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses
Many artists choose to paint on rigid supports—wood, metal, or even glass—which preserve paintings for much longer periods than flexible supports. Learn why plywood and composite panels are today’s popular choice for those who paint on wood, how to prepare wooden surfaces before painting, and step-by-step directions for making your own gesso.