If you're an adventurous painter like Rembrandt, you might be looking for a new surface to paint upon besides traditional canvas. Yes, it's true, Rembrandt painted a few small self-portraits on cooper sheets. In this article on "Just Paint", they do an expansive test on several different kinds of metal sheets as well as on acrylic and polyester sheets.
We wish they would have made a video showing them trying out everything because we believe the testing must have been a lot of crazy fun. But the article tells you, how best to prepare each surface, the results of painting on them and finally their conclusion of what they think were the best surfaces. If nothing else, it help you discover a new surface for your paints.
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