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05-20-2004, 08:14 PM
I just finished a painting on aluminum. While this work was accomplished in oil paint, I could just as easily have used another type of paint - acrylic, water-soluble oil, alkyd, tole enamel etc. I've posted the basics to my web site, here:

Painting on Aluminum (http://www.zianet.com/jaxart/demo/demo.html)

For those who have never tried painting on metal, it is a very different experience than painting on canvas or panels. And it has an even longer history than does painting on canvas. Here is another artist who is a master of the oil medium. To see her paintings on copper, click on her "gallery" link on the left margin of her home page, then click on "gallery 16" in the series for the copper paintings:

Margaret Short's Web site (http://www.margretshort.com/)