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Ive always enjoyed drawing with ballpoint pens in my sketchbook, but hate the way the color runs when you apply a waterbased layer on top of it- guache/watercolor.
Is there somthing I can spray on top of ballpoint that would allow me to paint on top of it with out ink bleed?
Spray fixative should work fine. Just make sure you put a few coats on to give the ink enough protection against the water.
Why not use the watercolor first and draw in top.
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Are you talking traditional ballpoints or roller ball pens?
Traditional ballpoints use a thick, syrupy ink that's waterproof. Roller ball pens use a waterbased liquid ink similar to fibertip pens. Both kinds of ink are dye based, so they may eventually bleed through any opaque layer layed on top of them.
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