Surfaces in Art

How to create unique designer clothes with your own hands? Fabric gives you unlimited room for imagination in the choice of things you can paint on it. Acrylic markers and acrylic paints are perfect tools for drawing on fabric surfaces. After ironing, your design will become permanent. For detailed step-by-step instructions on how to draw on fabric and seal your design afterwards, you can read our article.

How to prepare wood for work? Don't forget that wood is one of the most demanding painting surfaces. Over time, moisture can cause the particleboard to swell, distorting the texture of the canvas and ruining your painting drawing. Since natural wood contains resins and various essential oils, there is a risk that the color scheme will suffer from this. Before getting started, prepare the wood in the right way:

  • choose only smooth or semi-smooth slices
  • remove all irregularities and roughness
  • sand the wood properly
  • treat the slice with a primer

How to design ceramic and glass? Acrylic markers and paints work great on ceramic and glass surfaces. You can use the stencil method or create a drawing yourself. Now you have access to painting souvenirs, statuettes, handmade cups, dishes, wine glasses and much more. After baking in the oven for an hour, your handmade design will become permanent. Be sure to read our article on baking cups and painting wine glasses.

Why is canvas good for painting?Canvas is a painting surface for professional artists. It takes practice and some skill before you can work on it. The main advantages of canvas are as follows:

  • high absorption capacity
  • dense texture
  • lightness
  • softness
  • versatility of application

There are several variations of canvas: on stretchers and without it, clean canvas and pre-primed ones. Also, canvas differs in size. Which one to choose and what to paint on it depends on your idea.

Why is paper the number one painting surface? Paper is the most common and available of all art materials. Thanks to its lightness and ease of use, even a child can master hundreds of things to paint on it. Paper can differ in density, color, processing, size, and type of wood from which it is made. This is the easiest surface to start your creative journey.