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  • Amanda
    Thanks very much for the responses. ... and gesso ... all ... ultimate in ... surfaces. ... and the ... is ... Mart.
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 6, 2003
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      Thanks very much for the responses.


      --- In art_education@yahoogroups.com, "The Austin's" <whest177@w...>
      wrote:
      > I have used bed sheets many times for paintings. Once you stretch
      and gesso
      > them the difference is very subtle. My students seem to think that
      all
      > "great" art is done on canvas, and that canvas boards are the
      ultimate in
      > quality. SO I have my students paint on all different kinds of
      surfaces.
      > Gesso'ed paper is one of my favorites, as well as masonite. Oh,
      and the
      > reason I've used bed sheets is that dollar for dollar, a bed sheet
      is
      > cheaper than buying x number of yards of white cotton cloth at Wal-
      Mart.
      > ~Michal
      >
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