Using gessobord acrylics.
Acrylic painting on wood panels.
How i prepare a plywood panel for painting on in oil paint or acrylic paint you can add a layer of acrylic medium before the first coat of gesso if you like but i don t as i once had a panel swell.
This can be prevented by preparing the wood.
Paint with synthetic or nylon brushes.
Every artist can paint drawer or decorate panels as well as make custom creations with intricate designs using acrylic paint.
How to use acrylic paint on wood step 1.
Oil painters must seal wood to stop any acidic oil in the paint from penetrating into the wood support which can cause wood fibers to rot.
Draw a sketch.
However painting wood with an acrylic paint can be challenging because it may not stick or the acrylic paint may soak deeper into the wood which makes a messy wooden surface.
Make sure your surface.
Apply gesso with a broad brush across the entire wood panel using as many coats as needed and ensuring that it.
While acrylic painters do not have this same issue sealing is still an important step for using acrylic paint on wood to eliminate support induced discoloration sid.
Gessobord was designed for use with oil and acrylic paints.
To change the color of the panel simply apply a light coat of acrylic paint to the surface allow to dry and continue painting.
For a straight painting panel with acrylics gessobord is the perfect choice.