How to glue watercolour paper to a board – Video No.232


This 2 minute video will show you how to glue watercolour paper to a board. I have used a similar method using wallpaper glue and 40 years later that panel is still intact. However I did not paint on it with watercolour but I used Plaka paints a casein based colour instead. Watercolour would have been too wet and it might have lifted the paper off the board.

Today I would use acrylics which again might be too wet for my DIY board made with wallpaper glue. Instead I now use ready-made boards with a cotton based surface bought from my art supply shop. It saves a lot of time.

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About Pat Harrison

Painting and drawing have been my passion from early childhood. I have attended numerous exhibitions in England and Germany. Presented with the Judges Award at a show I now have one of my paintings on permanent display at a museum in Greater London with growing sales and commissions.
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