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Draw and Paint 50 Animals by Jeanne Filler Scott

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Painting Materials

The list of materials you’ll need for painting is more extensive than for drawing. However, basic painting supplies are well worth the expenditure since they’ll provide you hours of satisfaction and enjoyment as you create your own paintings.

SURFACE

The surface for most of the oil and acrylic painting demonstrations in this book is Gessobord, a pre-primed Masonite panel with a nice texture for realistic painting. It comes in a variety of sizes. I completed most of the demonstrations on 8″ × 10″ (20cm × 25cm) panels. Illustration board is fine for acrylic paintings, but since it is paper based, it is not suitable for oils. Although I prefer Gessobord for finished oil and acrylic paintings because of its permanence and smoother ...

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