This video goes into a background on canvas for oil painting.
oil painting canvas preparation is not talked about much these days. Oil painting classes rarely talk about it because of the convenience of pre-stretched canvases that are in art stores.
Most of those canvases are, frankly, terrible. They are causing you added frustration because of how they are prepared, but most oil painting students do not even think about the canvas as a “big deal”
This is a huge mistake
Check out this video where I give a quick background lesson about canvas.
Here’s to better oil painting.
If you’d like to get a full course that will cover not only your canvas and all your materials, but a step by step formula to paint like the old masters, go check out the 7 Part Video series – Oil Painting Formula