You definitely need a primer designed specifically for plastic if you're using regular spray paint. Priming may not be required if the paint you buy for painting plastic is designed to work without one, but it doesn't hurt to have the smooth foundation. It’s almost dry as you scrape the brush across the canvas. Posted by Mr Ed on Monday, March 4, 2019 10:25 AM I recently got back into modeling and enjoy aircraft. There are three different methods you can use to do this. Acrylic will stick to fabric but not for long. I mixed the primer 50/50 with water and applied the primer with air brush. 'dirty cup' or 'Flip cup' - This is when the paints are all added into one cup then the cup is flipped and lifted. I am being reminded that the Acrylics do not stick well. Acrylic paint does not stick well? So once you use acrylic paint, or skins, you can layer them in any order. Fabric: No. Yes it is! Acrylic Paint not sticking. Canvas is not a smooth surface. The term 'pour painting' is in reference to the paint being poured onto the canvas.There are several methods of pouring that will give differing results. I’ve been painting for about a year, but sometimes the paint wont stick to the previous layer painted. Since the plastic is sticking you may have to do this in stages, only working on whatever area you can slightly lift. Acrylic Paint not sticking in certain spots? Think of this – acrylic sticks super well to acrylic. They said to set a "colored ground" so I did that and painted the whole canvas a reddish color and that came out fine. I have a mix of Testors Acrylics and Enamels. In most cases it’s lazy. It seems to remove most of the previous color wherever I place the brush. For example, when working with hair, I get the base color established, but the next color won’t stick. Can be painted with Acrylic Paints: Canvas: Yes: Paper: Yes: Cardboard: Yes: Wood: Yes, but it will help a lot if the wooden surface is prepared before painting. I normally use enamel paint, but recently decided to try acrylic. But now when I'm painting the actual stuff on top of it, the paint … I also had this problem when painting flower petals recently. You may have permanently glued the plastic sheet to the acrylic paint. There may not be any way to salvage your art here, I am very sorry to say. This is what makes it a bit of a challenge to get vinyl to stick to it. So you can paint on canvas, apply a skin using acrylic gel as glue in between, then don’t even need to let it dry but can continue applying more paint, gel, skins, etc with no worries about any issues. So I'm really new to painting and I'm starting my first one after watching some videos and guides. The amount of these holes depends on the weave of the canvas. It will also crumble after a while. 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