Sampling on a stretched Canvas

Sampling on a stretched Canvas

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Sampling is a technique for transferring printed photos using wet, white paint. It is demonstrated on a canvas as a B/W base for a coloured painting.

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Briefly about sampling (which has several meanings): A transfer technique in visual arts, where photography and painting are combined. Note that the image will be mirrored when transferred.
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Print out a B/W portrait or similar onto white copy paper (the greater the constrast, the better the result). NB: Certain printers print black with a green sheen.
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Apply a thick coat of white acrylic paint; Art School.
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Place the print face down into the wet paint. Smooth the print and leave to dry.
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With patience and caution remove the print from the canvas. Use a bit of water to rub off the paper bit by bit until the print on the canvas appears. Leave to dry.
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Painting the canvas. If you want a light color, as in this example, mix the white paint according to your taste with a few drops of each of the colours - ocher, red and brown.
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Another example
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When dry, varnish the finished painting for a shiny surface.

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ArtistLine Canvas, size 24x30 cm, depth 1.6 cm, white, 1pc, 360 g
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