Quick Answer: What Do You Seal Diamond Paintings With?

What can I use instead of wax for diamond painting?

blu tackPeople usually use blu tack to stick posters or photos to the wall, but you can use it in lieu of wax when completing your diamond painting.

In fact, blu tack tends to work even better than wax for these projects because it is stickier and can end up lasting up to twice as long as typical wax..

What do you do with a finished diamond painting?

We hope you will try some of these great options and love them as much as we do!GLUE YOUR DIAMOND PAINTING TO A BLANK PRE-STRETCHED CANVAS.APPLY STRETCHER BARS TO YOUR FINISHED CANVAS.MOUNT YOUR PAINTING TO A FOAM BOARD OR CARDBOARD.USE A POSTER FRAME TO PRESENT YOUR WORK.FIND FRAMES AT YOUR NEAREST THRIFT SHOP.More items…•

Can I use PVA glue to seal diamond painting?

People often want to seal their final work and take it to their friends’ homes. But the beads on the Diamond Painting may come off. So the easiest way is to seal the Diamond Painting by using some glues. Available glues are PVA glue, mod podge, Tombow glue, etc.

Is it necessary to seal diamond painting?

Sealing your Diamond Painting will lock all of the diamonds in place and significantly increase the longevity of your finished project. If you plan to hang your Diamond Painting or use Stretcher Bars to showcase it, it’s crucial you first seal your finished painting.

Do you put glass over diamond painting?

Frame the artwork like you would any photo, skipping the glass piece. Glass can dull the sparkle and vibrancy of the diamonds!

What is the difference between round and square diamond painting?

As we covered, round diamonds can be easier to handle when getting started, but square diamonds make a more complete painting even though they do require more effort to place. The choice is up to you!

Can you roll up a finished diamond painting?

Rolling up your diamond art is a great way to store it and protect the rhinestones from falling off or getting damaged, but it is possible that the canvas can be curved when you open it up. This is more likely the longer you leave the piece rolled up and the more tightly you roll it up when you do so.

What is the best size for diamond painting?

The larger the painting, the more diamonds you’ll need to add and line up perfectly to create your masterpiece. For beginners, most people recommend sticking to projects that are under 12 in x 12 in.