3 Reason to Paint on Wood with Gouache! Who Knew You Could Paint Gouache on Wood? Here's How to Do It!
I think traditionally the paint you think of to paint upon wood is acrylic paint. Next, it would be oil paint. After that, you might think of tempera paint.
You'd never think of watercolor paint and we never thought it was a good idea to use gouache which is like an opaque (non transparent) watercolor paint. Gouache dries with a velvety chalky texture and is easily ruined after painting it because it can easily be reactivated and run with a drop or water or scratched by anything bumping against it. But if you know a few things, you can actually paint with it on wood and it be no problem......and actually quite fun.
Why would you want to use it to paint on wood? Here are 3 reasons:
In this article on "Bujo Babe" by Hana, she gives you the ins and outs of how to paint gouache on wood. Here's what you need to start out with:
Supplies You’ll Need:
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