Q. I normally paint on stretched canvas or
gesso-primed Masonite panels. I’ve noticed a growing number of artists
in my area are gluing canvas to Masonite and I’d like to try this
myself. What type of glue would you recommend for this process?
A. If you’re going to glue canvas—either preprimed
or primed after attachment—to a panel, I’d recommend using a panel of
Luan plywood, birch plywood or Masonite. All of these create very
sturdy, durable supports.
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