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How to prime a canvas with David Bent

David Bent walks us through how to prime canvases with a step-by-step guide.

Tip: Finish with vertical strokes for a consistent colour distribution and the best result.

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About the artist

Born in Dover, David Bent has travelled extensively throughout his life, spending long periods of time in many regions including Peru, Costa Rica, India, the Middle East and Nepal - always painting, sketching and collecting ephemera and images that form the foundation of much of his work.