Stretching the canvas

With the masonite attached to the plywood we stretched the canvas over the masonite. This exercise took two tries to get the canvas tight enough.

The canvas is stretched.

The canvas is stretched.

Now that the canvas is ready I can transfer the drawing.

Ready to transfer the drawing onto the canvas.

Ready to transfer the drawing onto the canvas.

The image is projected onto the canvas with an Epson projector.

The image is projected onto the canvas with an Epson projector.

The projection was not as clear as hoped for.

The projection was not as clear as hoped for.

The image from the projector was not clear enough for me to transfer the portraits, head wear or hands. I had to transfer those using xeroxes.

The portraits are transferred using xerox copies.

The portraits are transferred using xerox copies.

The image is transferred.

The image is transferred.