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Oil painting on hardboard.
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I'm just getting into oil painting although I have painted acrylics before (folk art style mainly), and the odd landscape or two.I have always painted on board such as MDF or hardboard.As I have a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stuart J. Gourlay Jul 17.

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Stuart J. Gourlay replied to Kelvin Black's discussion Oil painting on hardboard.
"Kevin, I also prefer painting on hardboard and wrote a blog on this site several years ago on how to prepare the hardboard for paint application.  I now always use an oil ground for my final primed layer and prefer Gamblin's "Oil…"
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Oil painting on hardboard.

I'm just getting into oil painting although I have painted acrylics before (folk art style mainly), and the odd landscape or two.I have always painted on board such as MDF or hardboard.As I have a good supply (free) of hardboard I would like to continue with this.What is a good way to prepare the hardboard first for oil painting?Gesso?Normal 'household' type of undercoat/sealer/primer?Yeah, I know, I should use canvas (and I do have some) but prefer boards.No, No I'm not really a painting…See More
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"Thank you for your kind remarks Kevin. I have just joined here and after much procrastinating started on this month's workshop. Nice to hear from another Kiwi - where are you from?"
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The river beside our home

"Love it Robin. Nice work. I was going to say that it looks so much like photo's I've taken up country here in New Zealand, and so I look at your member's profile and (of course) you're from NZ. Strange how we can recognize our…"
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How would you categorize your painting style?
intuitive
Which medium do you prefer? eg. oils, acrylics, etc.
acrylics
Are you a full time artist?
Part Time
Do you have any goals for your painting?
Paint larger, and get better at it!

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At 16:26 on September 8, 2013, Robin Sage said…
Thank you for your kind remarks Kevin. I have just joined here and after much procrastinating started on this month's workshop. Nice to hear from another Kiwi - where are you from?
At 18:11 on September 2, 2013, Gary Black said…

G'Day Kelly,

Hows the painting going brother?

 
 
 

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