What should I use to draw on canvas before painting?
Sketching on Canvas with Pencils Pencils are a very common way to sketch on canvas prior to painting.
They can be used for oils, acrylics, or most any other medium.
The great thing about pencils is you can do a fairly detailed drawing right on the canvas..
Can you erase pencil marks on a canvas?
John, if you have it on a stretched canvas, put a block of some kind back behind the pencil so you can use more force with the eraser. It should be a hard eraser like the Staedtler white eraser. If it’s mounted on a board, do the same but without the block.
How do you remove pencil marks from acrylic paint?
If you are trying to remove lightly applied graphite from the surface of an acrylic painting, you might try gently washing with a mild soap (like baby shampoo) and water… using a cotton swab…then rinse well.
Can pencils show through acrylic paint?
If you are planning to use the acrylics in a thinned, watery way, then there is indeed a good chance that those misplaced charcoal and pencil lines will show through the paint.
Can you paint over pencil marks?
Cindi, Normal pencil scribblngs do not neccessarily need to be primed at all, as they will not bleed through the paint film. Of course, one coat of paint might not obscure the darkness of the pencil scribbles, in this case, just second coat the areas. …
How do I get a smooth finish with acrylic paint?
By building up in layers alternating between paint and medium you can achieve a very smooth brushless highly refractive surface. If your paint color layers are holding brush strokes you can lightly sand each layer when dry with waterproof sandpaper, using water to keep any sanded particles from getting airborn.