canvas-painting-made-easy

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CANVAS PAINTING MADE
EASY
-Madhura P. Tipnis
-Radhika Parathasarthy
Basic Materials needed
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Canvas
Easel
Picture or Photograph
Pencil or charcoal
Palette
Various numbered paintbrushes
Basic color set of oil paints
Linseed oil
Turpentine
Pictures and their details
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The database will hold an array of pictures which
can be chosen to replicate.
Each picture will be broken down into stages such as
primary sketches, first layer, second layer, etc.
Snapshots of the pictures in each stage will be
stored for reference.
Each snapshot will have detailing as to the type of
stroke, usage of paintbrush, etc.
Selecting the picture
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Database of pictures painted before
Sorted as per
 Level
of difficulty
 Size
 Type
(Landscape, Portrait, Abstract)
 Artists
 Countries
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Choosing tips
 Beginner
 Intermediate
 Advanced
Selecting the canvas
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As per the chosen picture selection offered as
 Canvas
board : readymade cut in particular sizes
 Stretch canvas : Customizable size using stretchers.
 Recommended canvas size and type provided
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Instructions for customizing the stretch canvas
Cut and stretch and staple
Apply mixture of acrylic gesso and water
Allow to dry
Set up
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Instructions for adjusting the easel to most
recommended height for few default height ranges
Check the angle of the easel
When using oil paints, the room should be well
ventilated.
Start sketching as per the sketching in the figure
The sketches should be light and can be made using
pencil or charcoal.
Paints, Brushes and Palettes
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There would be sample pictures of strokes that
could be created using particular paint brushes.
There would be video tutorials for the mastering a
particular stroke for eg : waves on the sea.
Color mixing would be explained using small video
clips showing relevance to the particular part of the
painting.
The usage of Palette for color mixing would be
thoroughly explained.
Example : Mike Callahan
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Step by step procedure to create finished painting.

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