How to start painting on a blank canvas. A blank canvas can put off many artists. Making that first stroke can be intimidating, just as facing a blank page can be .
Having to face a blank canvas can be overwhelming, putting yourself out there. To kick start my painting I know I only have one brush, one colour and I don't .
Is a cheap canvas worth the savings? Artist Johannes Vloothuis addresses this topic and more in this article on choosing the right painting surfaces.