Paper Canvas Making: Part 4

When your paper canvas has dried thoroughly you will need to remove it from the wooden frame. You will need a Stanley knife (retractable utility knife) to cut the paper along the wooden frame edge. Continue to cut all around the paper canvas along the edge of the wooden frame. Once cut, slowly and carefully…

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Paper Canvas Making: Part 3

Once the first layer of your paper canvas is dry, you can prepare the next layer. Get your paper ready and spread the glue all over it with a soft brush (see glue recipe and paper specifications in the blog “Paper Canvas Making: Part 1”). Make sure the glue is well-absorbed all over the paper.…

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Paper Canvas Making: Part 2

To make Jean’s special paper canvases, firstly, assemble all the necessary elements from the previous blog post “Paper Canvas Making Part 1”. Take the glue out of the fridge/refrigerator. It may be thick like a panna cotta – see what Jean is holding in the photograph. Alternatively, the glue may appear more like thick porridge,…

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