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Preparation

Preparing Different Surfaces

How to Prime Priming a canvas, canvas board or MDF using gesso is a crucial step in preparing the surface for painting. To prime a canvas, first, make sure the surface is clean and free from any dirt, dust, or oils. Then, using a wide brush, apply a thin and even layer of gesso, making

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How to Stretch Paper

How to Remove Gum Tape Prior to Stretching To remove gum tape from a board, the best method is to add warm to hot water. The heat will soften the adhesive and make it easier to peel off the gum tape. You can use a plastic card, such as a credit card or a ruler,

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How to Stretch Paper

To remove gum tape from a board, the best method is to add warm to hot water. The heat will soften the adhesive and make it easier to peel off the gum tape. You can use a plastic card, such as a credit card or a ruler, to gently scrape along the edge of the

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How to Stretch Paper

How to Remove Gum Tape Prior to Stretching To remove gum tape from a board, the best method is to add warm to hot water. The heat will soften the adhesive and make it easier to peel off the gum tape. You can use a plastic card, such as a credit card or a ruler,

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