It is a simple straight answer, but it has little traps inside of this answer.
Keep reading because I share all the essentials for how you can use colored pencil on canvas.
Not many artists are using colored pencils on canvases. But if you reading this post, then it seems you see a challenge.
You won’t try it. Right?
Why not, art is exploring.
Some artists use them for the layout of paintings, and others to explore and draw with them.
We will stick to those that use canvas for colored pencil art.
How to Prepare More Friendly Colored Pencil Surface
You decide to go for it, and nothing will stop you from using canvas with your colored pencils.
How to get started?
How to Work on the Canvas After or Before It's Stretched
How Do You Protect a Colored Pencil on a Canvas?
Once you finish drawing with colored pencil it is time for protection.
To protect colored pencils on canvas you will need a fixative.
If you don’t use fixative your drawing will not last! The same rule goes for graphite pencils
Have in mind when you use fixative colors could run, so approach to this step carefully. Another issue with fixative is that the colors might change.
Colored pencil drawing on canvas by Batsielicious
Pros of Using Colored Pencils on Canvas
There are not many benefits of using canvas as a drawing surface.
But here are few to point out
Cons If You Use Canvas with Colored Pencils
Unfortunately, few cons are very important to know. But don’t be discouraged because of that.