Blog Tips for Restoration and Painting

12. October 2012

Clear Gesso

Filed under: Tips for Painters — admin @ 16:12

I recently attended a class to bring me up to date on the new acrylic products offered on the market.  I was told by a Winster Newton spokesperson that it is chemically compatible to paint your underpainting in acrylics if you apply clear gesso over the acrylics before applying oil paint.  I’m going to give it a try.

4. October 2012

Best Palette Sheet

Filed under: Tips for Painters — admin @ 19:08

May favorite palette sheet is aluminum foil layered over an old cookie sheet.  To save paint overnight, I cover the paint with plastic wrap.  When I’m finished, I toss both.

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