Painting Over Black Paint. Step 3 Blow off any excess dust from the sanded canvas. If you are going lighter you will need at least 2 if not 3 coats.
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Allow it to dry completely and then sand it slightly. If you want the entire canvas black paint one layer of black gesso over the canvas with strokes running parallel from one end to the other. I was able to seal the black mastic on my basement floor with Perfect Primer and then put an epoxy floor over it. In my experience I have used Valspar paint and primer without priming over dark wall and had excellent results going with a neutral wall.