Boards and canvas

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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