Annie Bowie
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  • Gardnerville, NV
  • United States
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How would you categorize your painting style?
Tight, too realistic, need to loosen up.
Which medium do you prefer? eg. oils, acrylics, etc.
Are you a full time artist?
Some Time
Who are your favourite 2 artists?
I'm Mercurial. I keep changing my favorite artist. Right now I'm trying to "be" Richard Robinson. He's so "loose" isn't he?
Do you have any goals for your painting?
Yes, my main goal is to "loosen up." Today was the first day I painted loose. One baby step at a time.

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What kind of Canvas do you paint on?

Posted on November 29, 2015 at 6:31 1 Comment

Hi Richard,

I see you tearing off the masking tape of your finished painting.  Do you paint on canvas board, unframed canvas, linen or birch plywood?  It looks like when I do a watercolor painting I size the paper first then tape it to my board after stretching the wet paper.

For oil painting I use a stretched canvas on a frame or paint on birch plywood.  Neither of these needs to be attached to a board.

I'm sure the answer is somewhere in one of…


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