Re: Help Painting On Canvas Shoes
If you want to prime your shoes as you would with canvas, you could just use gesso. I'm not sure about the Mod Podge, though. It is water based and is mainly used with decoupage. It may get tacky when wet, unless you just want the shoes for display. My bottle states that to eliminate tackiness, you need to seal it with an acrylic sealer. There may be other Mod Podge products that I'm not aware of that may be more suitable.
I don't know that you would need to prepare the surface at all, though. When I've used paints on fabric, I didn't. Look around here because I'm thinking someone else addressed this issue not long ago.
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