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When putting varnish on a finished painting, should you use a canned spray or on

  1. Gypsy48 profile image73
    Gypsy48posted 7 years ago

    When putting varnish on a finished painting, should you use a canned spray or one that you have...

    to brush on?I have been using the brush and my paintings have a streaky look..

  2. wychic profile image87
    wychicposted 7 years ago

    I imagine this would depend a lot on the medium you're using; I've always used the spray-on type for pastels and charcoal and have never had any problems. I'd imagine that oil paints would be fine with a brush-on, but something like watercolors might have some issues.

  3. skgrao profile image71
    skgraoposted 7 years ago

    You cannot use a brush.
    Wear disposable gloves.
    Take clean white cotton cloth (a bandage cloth better).
    Wrap the bandage cloth on to your fore finger so as to make a small ball firmly griped.
    Take varnish in a bowl ( small)
    Dip your finger in the bowl.
    Now slowly apply varnish on your paint like you are touching a baby's face.
    Do not rub or use or forward & backward movements.
    Be quick.
    That's it. ( how I do.) See my paintings in my Hub

  4. Robie Benve profile image98
    Robie Benveposted 6 years ago

    Varnishing step-by-step. Your acrylic painting is complete. As a final step, apply the best varnishing techniques to protect your artwork. Your acrylic painting will be ready to hang or be sold. read more

 
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