John Jones

Friday 7 May, 2-5pm

Please note the workshop on Thursday 6th May has had to be cancelled due to unforseen circumstances. There are still spaces available on Friday 7th

Artist Surfaces Workshop

Summary of Workshop:
• Introduction to John Jones Artist Surfaces Department
• Selecting the Most Appropriate Surfaces for Your Work
• How to Maximize the Longevity of Your Artwork

Artist Surfaces Workshop:
Technicians will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the following surfaces:
• Wooden Stretchers
• Ali Stretchers
• Wooden Panels
• Ali Panels
• Paper Panels
• Primed Panels and Stretchers
• Canvas and Linen

Topics also to be covered include:
• Technical Problems
• Fundamentals of Stretching
• Demonstration of Constructing a Wooden Stretcher
• Archival Surfaces

All OpenFORUM events are free though booking is recommended. For bookings and more information please email

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