The paint by diamond is a craft that has impacted the art and craft world and made waves among DIY artists and crafters, diamond painting is a form of mosaic art in which the artist apply shiny resins onto a pre-sticky canvas to complete the painting, and the best part is that you don’t need any prior experience, simply pick your canvas up and let your mind wander and feel the worries of the day fade away with every diamond you place on your sticky canvas, and without realizing it you will create your own artwork.
How Diamond Paint Work
Step 1: Unpack Canvas, tools, and diamond
Each diamond painting kit comes with everything you need to get started
Step 2: Unroll the canvas on a flat, smooth surface
Flatten your canvas on a dry, clean table or workplace
Step 3: poor diamond into the grooved tray
Choose a color diamond and get started, pour a small number of diamonds in the tray, and if you hold it at a slight angle and shake it gently the diamonds will settle right side up so they are facing the correct way to pick them up with the applicator.
Step 4: Peel back a small section of the plastic film to work on at one time
It’s easiest to work on a small section at a time. It is important to keep the canvas covered when you aren’t working on it.
Step 5: Apply Wax to diamond pen
Dip the tip of the applicator to fill it with wax.
Step 6: Match the diamond to the corresponding symbol on the canvas
After matching the diamond to its corresponding symbol on the canvas, you can then pick up the diamonds as they will easily stick to the tip of the applicator. Once picked up, carefully press the diamond onto its corresponding symbol on the canvas.
Always remember to add a little bit more wax if the pen seems like it doesn’t pick up the diamonds anymore.
Why you should try painting with diamonds:
1- Reduces Stress and Anxiety
Experts agree with the fact that arts and crafts are a great outlet for stress and anxiety. Just like meditation, diamond painting also allows you to switch off your brain from the daily stress and submerge in a peaceful yet creative environment, It can be particularly effective for people who aren’t comfortable with more creatively expressive forms of art, People who are more guarded find a lot of tranquility in diamond painting. It feels safer and it creates containment around their process.
2- Trains Your Brain To Focus:
The brain needs exercise and concentrating on detail work is a great way to exercise your brain and the process of diamond painting involves both logic and creativity. We use logic when reading the pattern by picking a symbol and finding the color associated with it from the chart. This activates the analytical part of the brain.
Engaging your brain in this way keeps it active so that you will be better able to concentrate at work or in class.
3- Diamond Painting helps your motor Skills
Motor skills is a scientific term that correlates to the movement and synchronization of the body muscles, by focusing on a task for a long period of time has been shown to improve concentration levels and hand-to-eye coordination and the diamond painting will provide an outlet for you. Hand-eye coordination improves when you engage in activities that require it.
4- Diamond Art Kits Are Thoughtful Gifts
The diamond painting process can be extremely soothing and relaxing. The result is a wonderful piece of artwork that can be the perfect gift you’ll give to your cherished ones, after telling them how much effort and creativity you put in your artwork to make it
5- You Can Frame And Hang A Finished Diamond Painting
One of the best features of diamond painting is that you can hang your own piece of art on your wall.
6- Unplugs You from Technology
Diamond painting is a DIY activity, it allows us to escape from the constant glare of our gadget screen, diamond painting provides a way to get in touch with our creative side without drying out our eyes
Ultimately, diamond painting is an enjoyable artistic hobby that keeps your brain, fingers and eyes stimulated and healthy
What does the paint by diamond package includes
Our Diamond Paintings Include everything you need to get started!
- 1x Numbered high-quality canvas Rolled around a foam.
- A pack of diamonds
- 1x premium diamond drill pen tool
- 1x wax pad used to pick up diamonds with the diamond pen
- 1x grooved organizing tray (shake lightly to sort your diamonds)
- Instruction Paper