Preparing coloured grounds on canvas' can make oil painting much easier since nothing seen is pure white. If you start your painting with a mid tone, building up subsequent layers can be much faster and more efficient.
- Palette knives
- Stretched canvas
- Begin by deciding what one colour best describes the general colour of the picture you're going to paint.
- Then mix enough of that colour to be able to cover your entire canvas.
- Apply the mix of colour either with a palette knife or brushes.
TUTORIAL: James Otto Allen
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For classes on basic canvas preparation, visit JJ Arts London