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Tips on working outdoors on large canvas. (1) An enclosed rack on a pickup truck for transporting the canvas. (2) A cable system to steady an aluminum easel. (3) General information on paints, brushes and other supplies.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 67

Advantages of synthetic canvas as a substitute for linen and cotton. Includes suggestions on a few types of non-art fabrics that can be used for heavier-weight canvas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 81

How to prepare the surface of an old oil painting for repainting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1989 (v.6#12) pg. 85

Tips on sizing a canvas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 92

The wrinkled-canvas technique. Wrinkled or folded canvas is sprayed with different colors of paint. When re-stretched the folds and wrinkles create a three-dimensional illusion.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 40

Description for making disposable, gessoed panels from illustration board or Masonite.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1990 (v.7#8) pg. 63

Tips on handling a primed canvas that has had paint removed using isopropyl alcohol.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 84

Tips on using alternative fabrics as a painting surface.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 84

Advice on adhesives to use for attaching artwork on paper to a canvas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 78

Advice on how to attach heavy materials (wood strips, ceramics, etc.) to canvas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 79

Stretching canvasses. How to prevent cut edges from unraveling. How to stretch a canvas evenly.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1991 (v.8#8) pg. 19

A guide to papers, boards and cloth to use as a surface for pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1991 (v.8#10) pg. 89

Advice on using Masonite, both tempered and untempered, as a rigid oil painting support.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1991 (v.8#12) pg. 11

Steps for making canvas-covered boards for use as painting supports.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1991 (v.8#12) pg. 18

How to get wrinkles and creases out of unprimed (raw) cotton or linen art canvas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 107

Advice on how to adjust the tension of canvas or restretch it to remove canvas warping.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 90

How to add cross member supports to stretcher frames.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 92

Suggestions on the use of inexpensive, non-buckling painting boards.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 75

Stretch a perfect canvas. A process that can be completed in 15 minutes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 42

How to mount double-primed linen onto a support for oil painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 23

The ins and outs of wood panels. Advice on selecting and preparing pressed-wood products for oil painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 47
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 8

A guide to canvas fabrics, textures, sizing and grounds.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 70

The process of mounting canvas to a rigid panel, such as Masonite, described.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 31

Advice on preparing hardboard as supports for painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 8A

Creating sets of three-dimensional blocks with images painted or drawn on them. Depending on how they are stacked, they create six different images. Process of planning and creating the images and mounting them to blocks described.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 52

Artist describes the advantages of using plate-finish Bristol board for watercolor painting so a picture can be reworked.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1994 (v.11#7) pg. 47

An explanation of the "tooth" of a canvas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 69

Modern painting surfaces, some alternatives to paper, canvas and wood panels. (1) Aluminum sheets and composites. (2) ABS plastics. (3) Synthetic textiles.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1995 (v.12#6) pg. 75

Tip explains how to make canvas boards.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 2A

Tip suggests how to edge Masonite panels with vinyl molding cap.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 7A

Advice on surface preparation to ensure permanence when painting with oils on metal.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 40

How to make pastel boards (supports) by combining marble dust, quartz dust or pulverized pumice with gesso.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 74

How to offset puckering and slackening in art canvases.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 75

Tip shows how to make a rack for storing unused or drying art canvases.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1997 (v.14#1) pg. 29

Tip describes retrofitting a hard-sided cosmetics case to hold small canvas panels that are still wet.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1997 (v.14#4) pg. 30

Tip shows how to attach a temporary handle to the frame of an oil painting canvas to make it easier to transport a wet canvas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 14

Information on adhering canvas onto plywood for use as a painting support.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 84

Suggestions for ways to temporarily support the back of canvas to eliminate the "give" during the painting process.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 63

How to prevent mold growth and flaking on art canvasses.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 68

Making art that lasts. A comprehensive guide to the papers, canvases, paints and more that you can use to ensure your art is around for generations.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1998 (v.15#7) pg. 42
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1998 (v.15#11) pg. 8

Information on the acidity of stretcher bars and their impact on art preservation.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1999 (v.16#4) pg. 41

A discussion of the problems of common canvas boards and some options.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 76

Advice on gluing canvas to a plywood or Masonite panel.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 78

How to paint over a failed painting on canvas.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1992 (v.19#4) pg. 14

A pre-painting primer. Guide to preparing wood, plaster and metal surfaces for decorative painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1992 (v.19#4) pg. 24

Painting on recyclable surfaces. How to paint on aluminum or tin cans, glass bottles, paper bags, plastic containers and fabric.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1992 (v.19#5) pg. 68

Guidelines on how to select wood pieces to use in decorative painting projects.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1994 (v.21#5) pg. 34

Advice for decorative painters on how to prepare wood surfaces for staining and painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1995 (v.22#2) pg. 18

How to identify wood surfaces that are just right for decorative painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1996 (v.23#4) pg. 50

Tip: How to use crosscut rounds of tree trunks as the "canvas" for acrylic paintings.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #77 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 176

Tip: How to prepare the back of a canvas so it can be signed without creating distortion that is visible on the face of the painting.
TOLE WORLD #108 Jan-Feb 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 41

Tips on preparing a large piece of Masonite so that it doesn't warp when used for a mural-type painting.
TOLE WORLD #113 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 41

Tip on how to prepare the surface of a large canvas so oil paint will spread easier.
TOLE WORLD #114 Jan-Feb 1992 (v.16#1) pg. 51

How to prepare the surface of tempered Masonite for painting.
TOLE WORLD #117 Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 49

Advice on how to seal old pieces of barn wood to paint on them with oils while preserving the look of old weathered wood.
TOLE WORLD #125 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 56

Two good methods for joining the corners of a canvas stretcher frame. (1) Tenoned and mitered. (2) Square cut shoulders.
WOODWORKER #1065 Aug 1982 (v.86) pg. 556