In the year 2007 Barry John Raybould commissioned me to create a pochade for him, using special requests for his particular needs.
The space below, has storage to hold 7 or 8 wet panels.
I use "door skins", which are 7x4 foot panels (used to repair hollow core doors, you can purchase from most lumber companies) Be sure to get BIRCH door skins, because they have NO knotholes.
I gesso the entire section three times, once on the back (to keep from warping). Then cut them up to 8x10, 12x16 and 16x20 sections.
For my turp, I put two S hooks into the side of a small tuna can...and hook it over the door flap. As shown, the clamp can be used to secure any size panel to the lid, so the wind doesn't toss it off. As mentioned, I've done up to 16x20 paintings, using this method.
to be used with STRETCHED canvas!
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