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A fellow artist and I collaborated on a piece together, in both acrylic and oil paint on a 36"x48" cradled Gessobord. I applied ArtResin to the piece which was curing perfectly in the storage area on the third floor of an art gallery. I went up to the painting on the third day and found a couple of deep cracks had appeared in the glossy ArtResin. Upon closer inspection I realized the cracks in the resin were a symptom of cracks in the masonite panel. Since it was in perfect condition two days prior, and it wasn't subject to wild fluctuations in temperature, I assume it fell and someone righted it, not realizing it has suffered.
Now the other artist has been invited to ArtBasel and wants to take this piece. My question is; how can I repair the masonite so the end result is strong and also looks good enough should the piece sell?
I think I have figured out how to repair the resin by sanding it down and reapplying it, but any suggestions for that part are also appreciated.
Thanks in advance!
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