I love using old books as background.You can also do a transfer on canvas of book pages and paint on that.
Love the book pages
13 ways to make a painting that works - tips and ideas to check your most recent painting against to make sure it's all hanging together beautifully. Includes free downloadable checklist to keep by your easel!
paintings by bobbie burgers (acrylic on canvas)
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Iris Painting---I <3 love <3 Irises!!
"Intimacy" by Stephen Shortridge
Great palette knife technique.