Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from your instructor

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin... I have a couple of questions for you.

  • 2

    Let's get started!

    • Here is your supply list.

    • Why is preparing the surface so critical?

  • 3

    Chapter 1: How do I pick the correct size of canvas for the piece I want to create?

    • What is the subject that you want to paint?

    • What is the orientation of the image that you want to paint?

    • A bit more about cropping.

    • What if I choose the wrong canvas for my image?

  • 4

    Chapter 2: What type of canvas surface is best?

    • Linen versus cotton

    • Where do I purchase my canvases?

  • 5

    Chapter 3: Preparing the surface.

    • Gessoing your canvas

  • 6

    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...