I recuperated some ovals recently, ment for smaller canvasses, and I had one left so gave this wonderful forest scenery a try.
Recuperating ovals? Recycling ovals?? Yeah, sure, not every size is suitable though but it does work for me. Most can only be done once, some twice, but still, it will help your budget!
50 minutes of fun! Canvas used was budget 10"x12". Because of the use of liquid white for painting the background mood, no liquid clear is needed on the black gesso that has in fact its own layer of Crimson and blue to start with.
Easiest to do was .... I think about everything was fairly easy to do, nothing too difficult here.