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karen m
05-26-2010, 10:14 PM
If one were to work with oil pastels on canvas-covered board, is it possible to use a spray varnish to finish it and then not have to have it kept under glass?

If so, can this final spray be a product like Krylon (which is basically acrylic-based)?

Any advice much appreciated. :)

silvermoss
05-27-2010, 07:16 AM
Hi Karen,
Here are some threads discussing this topic (found by using the search function and search word "fixative")

http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=601316&highlight=fixative
http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=600739&highlight=fixative
http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=591762&highlight=fixative
http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=545917&highlight=fixative

Hope this helps,

karen m
05-27-2010, 09:22 AM
Many thanks Cath. I never remember that 'search' button. :o