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Hi Irene!When you seal your wood canvas with Gesso you have to allow it to dry celmpetoly. I usually do multiple ones that way they are ready to go when I\'m ready to paint on them.I usually do at least 2 layers of Gesso on all sides including the back (3 layers is ideal) for longevity.Once the Gesso is dry, then you can sketch on on it.I sketch on Vellum or Tracing paper first so all the erasing and corrections are done on that and not on the wood. Once I\'m happy with the drawing then I transfer it using another piece of Velum that I have rubbed celmpetoly with a 4B pencil, you can purchase transfer paper, but I just make it my self.By transferring the drawing, you keep the Gesso clean and then begin to paint.If you do not want to deal with transferring, you can always add a layer of clear coat to the pencil sketch that is on the wood, let it dry and then start painting. The lead will be sealed and will not mix with your colors.I hope that helps.You\'ve given me a nice idea for a blog post and I\'ll be explaining it using pictures.Take careMaggie
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