Tip : Preparing the Painting Surface
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Stephanie Hartshorn shares how she prepares the painting surface that gives her artwork such a distinctive look.
Stephanie’s finished paintings frequently have spots where the unpainted surface shows through. She loves to reveal the natural grain of the wood to her viewers, connecting them more closely to her artistic process.
In this free tip, Stephanie lists the materials she uses and demonstrates her process step-by-step.

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Heather Arenas

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It's really nice to gain insight into another artist's process. More than one way to skin a cat!