Boards and canvas

By Gordon Frickers on August 27th, 2018

An afternoon in the sun preparing materials for new ‘Wine Villages of Bordeaux’ paintings.

Each board is carefully prepared, cut sanded, trimmed, treated the a scrim glued on. Boards are more durable than plain canvas, less fragile, and have other virtues. The scrim will painted first with Gesso, which together provides a good ‘tooth’ for the painting to grip

Now I need a shower.  IMG_5125

I’m not short of ideas for the new paintings, looking forward to having time to focus and paint. GF-Sig-Dear-Joe d

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