How To Seal The Diamond Painting?

The creativity and shining feature represented by the word “Diamond Painting”. Basically, it is a mosaic art form that is used by the painter to create a painting with the combination of cross stitch and paint by numbers. Diamond painting is kind of a therapeutic and enjoyable craft for wannabe artists where age does not matter for them.

Sealing your diamond painting will lock all the diamonds in place and remarkably increase the longevity of your finished project. If you plan to hang your diamond painting it is crucial, you need to seal your finished painting first.

Brush on Sealers

Brush-on sealers present in one solution to preserving your Diamond Painting for years to come.

Pros:-

Functions as an all-in-one glue, sealer, and finish. Water-resistant, so ideal if you are mounting your kit on a foam board or framing without glass.

Cons:-

The big disadvantage is that some shine will be lost after sealing. Also, you would not be able to roll up your paintings after the sealer has been applied.

  • The process of applying the sealer needs more precautions, make sure there are no s[pets and children in your room.
  • Ensure all the diamonds are properly set by applying weight or using a rolling pin.
  • Use the same technique you used initially to flatten out your canvas when you got it. The goal is to ensure all the diamonds are completely flat and locked tight to the canvas adhesive.

Dip the tip of your craft brush into the jar of brush-on-sealer.

  • You can use just about any type of brush such as bristled or foam. Or start to apply the sealer to your canvas in broad strokes.
  • The sealer will go as thick white at first and look a bit like glue but will become more transparent as it dries. Apply a thick, but full coating. The gue will make its way in between each and every diamond, hardening the next day.

Aerosol spray sealers are used to coat the finished Diamond Painting in a crystal clear finish.

Pros:-

it helps to retain your diamond sparkle over time. It’s waterproof, quick-drying, and non-yellowing. Also, you are still able to roll up your finished canvas.

Cons:-

it does not help cement drills to the canvas, any gaps between drills will last unfilled.

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