Horse on Canson XL for oil, acrylics


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This is on Canson XL paper for oil and acrylics. It's cheap! It's textured to seem like canvas. The edges curled a little. It took the paint just fine, though I needed to add some matte medium to a certain spot before I used some Golden Open paint there. The Open paint seems to need a bit of tooth. The paper cost about 40 cents US. per sheet. :)
The reference image is at It's an Azteca horse, a breed that just got started in 1972.
I can't speak for the quality of the paper but you made a beautiful painting on it. ❤️❤️❤️
Your horse is nicely done. Great soft edges.

I use that paper and for oil it is good. For acrylic it curls badly. I even wet the back like you would for a water color stretch and it still curled. I wrote Canson but have not had a reply.
Beautiful painting of a beautiful animal. But the white thing coming off the nose is distracting.