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The Hollows Skillshop: Paper Mounting on Canvas & Canvas Stretching

Sep 22, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Two-day workshop
| $40

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Description: In this hands-on workshop, the participants will learn paper mounting on canvas and canvas stretching.

Session 1: Paper mounting on canvas

Session 2: Canvas stretching


Tuesday September 22, 2015  3-6pm

Tuesday September 29, 2015 3-6pm

Fee: $40
Materials to bring: Paper, preferably Stonehenge or Fabriano, cut to a small size, from 9 x 12 to 11

x 17″, canvas cut at least 5″ bigger on both sides than the paper and stretchers

Materials provided: Acrylic gloss gel, stapler gun and staples, the 3/4 inch thumbtacks, paint rollers and brayers, sandpaper, paint brushes, paper towels

Instructor Bio:

Gabriela Handal is a Panamanian artist, recently graduate from the New York Academy of Art as a draftsman with concentration in anatomy.Within the drawing major, she explored the drawing medium, and learned of mounting paper to canvas, so that it could be stretched on stretchers, same as any oil or acrylic painting. She currently lives and words in Brooklyn, New York.


Sep 22, 2015
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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