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What is Diamond Painting? Everything you need to know about this popular hobby
If you are looking for a fun new hobby, Diamond Painting might be for you! Diamond painting is a creative activity in which you stick small, glittering stones on a pre-printed canvas to create a beautiful work of art. It is a mix of painting by numbers and mosaics and it is becoming more and more popular all over the world.
But how does it actually work? And what should you pay attention to if you want to start with Diamond Painting? In this blog we answer all your questions.
What do you need for Diamond Painting?
To get started with Diamond Painting you need a few things:
- A pre-printed canvas with a pattern;
- Small, colored stones (round or square);
- A pen to pick up the stones;
- A wax block to make the tip of the pen sticky;
- A shaker to sort the stones.
How does diamond painting work?
The process of Diamond Painting is simple and relaxing. First of all, you put all the stones (of one color) in the shaking tray and gently shake the tray back and forth to sort the stones. Then apply a little bit of wax to the tip of the pen to make it tacky. Now you can pick up the rhinestones with the pen and stick them on the canvas. It's a matter of working patiently, row by row, until the whole pattern is covered with stones.
What should you pay attention to in Diamond Painting?
If you want to get started with Diamond Painting, there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, it is important to make a choice what kind of Diamond Painting you want to make. Check the quantity of the stones and the canvas before you start to make sure you have enough stones and the right pattern of the canva. In addition, it is useful to work in a quiet environment, so that you can concentrate well on your work.
It is also important to remember that Diamond Painting is a time consuming hobby. Your artwork can take weeks or even months to complete, depending on the size and complexity of the pattern. But once you're done, you'll have a beautiful work of art that you can be proud of!
Diamond Painting is a fun, creative activity that is becoming more and more popular all over the world. With the right materials and some patience, you can create beautiful works of art that shimmer in the light. Whether you are a beginner or have more experience, Diamond Painting is a hobby that you should definitely try!