Traditional preparation of canvas with Rabbit Skin glue and gesso

Traditional preparation of canvas with Rabbit Skin glue and gesso is different from any commercial canvas with acrylic preparation, because it has unique qualities, such as speed drying, bright colours, facilitates like to remove drawing if you made a mistake, finally you can paint with thick color, and make a beautiful glazes.

​It is really useful for the artist to use a limited palette because it is easier to create harmony between colors, and also you will have more time to dedicate of proportions, masses and volumes.
Limited palette is one of the most important tools for painter to achieve high quality and speed brush stroke.

#1 Part How to paint a portrait with oil technique by Gianluca Rotelli

In this first video lesson, I am going to show you how to develop the drawing technique by using oil colour, and mineral spirit Sansodor by Winsor & Newton, also I paint on linen canvas glued on wood panel

Painting with a limited palette by Gianluca Rotelli #2 episode

​It is really useful for the artist to use a limited palette because it is easier to create harmony between colors, and also you will have more time to dedicate of proportions, masses and volumes. Limited palette is one of the most important tools for painter to achieve high quality and speed brush stroke.

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