Originally Posted by natbornkiller
didnt artist back in the day paint over others work all the time ?
And haven't we developed scads of technology to try to undo that? Or even just glimpse what was under it? Just because mistakes were made in the past doesn't mean we have to keep making them today -- conversely we should learn from those mistakes. I thought the reason for this was it was they didn't have money to buy another canvas and prep it. What a shame ... and the topic at hand will be treated the exact same way in the future.