Can I Paint Over Pencil Marks?

Should I draw with pencil before painting?

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 draw on canvas with pencil before painting?

The advantage to drawing on a canvas before painting on it is that you can work out the design quickly and easily (and more cheaply) using a pencil or charcoal before starting in paint.

Should you sketch on a canvas before painting?

A painting sketch or underdrawing, is a preliminary drawing you make on your canvas that will help guide where your painting will go. However, before starting your sketch you first need to put a light color wash over the canvas.

How do you paint over a pencil line?

The best thing I can suggest is to carefully paint over those charcoal and pencil mistakes with white gesso. You might have to use a small brush so that you don’t accidentally gesso over the lines that you want to save. If you have to, you can do 2-3 coats of gesso over the mistakes until they are covered up.

How do you remove pencil marks from flat paint?

Wet the corner of a soft cloth, dip it in baking soda, then rub it along the mark. Put a little regular white toothpaste on the mark, then rub it with a dry, soft cloth. Use a mark-erasing product like Mr. Clean Magic Eraser or use WD-40 sprayed on a clean rag.

Can you paint over graphite?

The fixative works fine. You can also brush the medium directly into the graphite. The graphite will get moved around a little and take on a brush strokey appearance. It will pretty much turn the graphite into acrylic paint, for lack of a better description.

Will pencil marks bleed through paint?

Cindi, Normal pencil scribblngs do not neccessarily need to be primed at all, as they will not bleed through the paint film. …

Can you erase pencil on 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.

Can you draw on top of gesso?

You can, but you’ll need to prime your canvas with several coats of gesso first to create a smooth surface to work on. It can take some practice to get a smooth surface when priming your canvas, but it can be done.

Can I paint over pencil marks on walls?

Pencil. Don’t try and paint directly over wall marks made by a pencil. You will need to fully remove these first and wash the wall.

Can you paint over pencil with acrylic?

You can spray quite lightly and it dries very quickly. The acrylic goes over the top easily and holds well without picking up the graphite granules from the pencil. Even soft graphite dose not come through.