Transparent Ground for Copper by Maurice Garson For some time now I have received numerous inquiries about an appropriate or archive quality ‘clear’ ground when using copper support. I must honestly admit that in the past I only appreciated copper for it’s smooth surface texture failing to recognize the advantages of it’s metallic properties. Although I have heard of direct painting onto copper with linseed oil paint, I am (as well as many other artists interested in using this support) very skeptical about the results. The most obvious is that with copper as with all metals continues to corrode when (more…)