Elizabeth's Art Gallery Established in 1992
Elizabeth's Art Gallery Established in 1992
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Arches Oil Paper - Alternative Surface!

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Arches Oil Paper - Alternative Surface!

There's something special about Arches Oil Paper that I absolutely love!  It is my ultimate go to painting surface for several reasons. Ready to use with no preparation required. Grabs the paint off the brush with a rich velvety pull. Dries quickly so you can get back into your layers with less waiting. Dries with a beautiful matte texture that allows for me to easily scan and reproduce my work digitally. Allows me to frame my work behind glass with a wide gallery style matting. And my final reason is not so much about the working quality of the paper...

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Essential Studio Tools

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Essential Studio Tools

Simple tools can make your life easier! Amongst my favourite is my heavy duty tube wringer, I actually have to remember to order a few more of these for the shelf, and my Golden Gripr. Getting every drop of expensive paint out of the tube is more satisfying than you would realize! The Gripr works like a charm on most top sizes and doesn’t break or chew up the lids. Anything to make life easier so you can just get down to the art of creating with as few barriers in place as possible.    

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