If you already have heard something about diamond painting, the next question you may have is what drill to choose? Round or square? What is AB drills? The same question you may ask yourself if you already tried diamond painting with only one type of drills – round or square ones. Personally, I love diamond painting covered with square diamond drills. But I will try to be very objective and in this article. I will describe in detail what the pros and the cons each one has. So if you are totally new to this art, this article will be very helpful. If you have already finished one or some paintings, I expect, that you will try to use drills different than you have used to.
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 preserve for a long time, it’s crucial you first seal your finished painting.
Do I definitely need to use the sealer for diamond painting?
Usually, the canvas is of made high quality and has super adhesive glue. On one hand, if the adhesive layer is fully covered by diamond drills, the adhesive is not affected by air pollution. Moreover, ordinary airflows are unable to dry-up the glue if the layer is fully covered. On another hand, many diamond painting lovers recommend you seal the diamond painting. Because sealing will make an extra protection layer on your artwork. And I cannot…
Often, when you are looking for a custom diamond painting supplier, you will read that upload any photo, and you get amazing diamond painting. That is not true. Yes, you will receive a diamond painting, but it will not be in such good quality as you paid for and you deserve it.
Why you should care about the quality of the image?
Probably you are absolutely right when you prefer just upload your image to the seller, to pay some money, and receive printed canvas. However, a great result is defined by perfect preparation. So, please give great attention to how to pick a good and perfect image. It is very sad to read the review from other people how they finish their diamond paintings and are disappointed with the…
When you receive your first kit, you get basically all the necessary diamond painting tools. But in the market, there are more tools for this hobby. The content of the kit is enough to finish a painting in a short time. Also, the process gives pleasure, so it does not matter if you are a pro, o a beginner. But humankind is wonderful as it tries to make ordinary things to be more efficient, easier to use, more comfortable. The same development process can be seen in the diamond painting.
Here, in this blog post, I will try to describe other tools, that can be used in diamond painting. They may be or may not be more efficient, easier to use, more comfortable, saving more time.
How do you start a diamond painting?
I am very happy to inform you, that you do not need any specific preparation or training to start a diamond painting. All the needed things for perfect artwork is already in one all-inclusive diamond painting kit. However, let me describe the process.
- Firstly, unroll the canvas and flatten it. Tips and tricks on how to do it like a pro is given here.
- Read the symbols, given on a table on canvas, then, find the corresponding bag of colored diamond drills. Give some time to understand it. Believe me, it very easy.
- Peel back part of the plastic covering on the canvas. JUST SMALL PART! Then, run your fingernail along the plastic to crease it so that it doesn’t roll forwards.
- Choose a color
After you are finished, you need to frame your diamond painting. You really don’t want to hide it deep inside the closet. After all, you put so much love, diligence, and time into this amazing drawing. You will probably want to frame it nicely and securely, hang it on a wall or give it to someone you love.
Like the setting for a diamond, the frame around a work of art is the finishing touch, the element that completes and elevates a painting, presenting it to the viewer in its best possible light.
Leonardo da Vinci thought that “frames create a special aura around a painting, they do not just have to be framed – they have to form a whole with the picture”. You probably need to listen to…