4 years ago#1
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Can you reuse a Canvas if you don't like the painting on it? I have an oil painting that I did a couple of years ago, and I hate it. I want to reuse the canvas, but I don't know if I should try to clean it with turpentine, or just gesso over it?

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4 years ago#2
jade
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You can just gesso over it.It's easier and cleaner and you can work over it almost as if it was new. Think of things you've drawn and you didn't like a part of it. you just work with another layer over this part. It's the same for a whole drawing.

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