I keep seeing, over and over again, that people are suggesting to use hairspray to fix their art from smudging. That is the ONLY THING IN ART that crawls under my skin.
DON’T use hairspray if you value your art at all. You are worth more than that. Don’t cheap out because you don’t want to spend one or two more euro or dollars to get the good stuff. Fixative isn’t that damned expensive.
STOP TELLING PEOPLE TO USE IT! I cannot stress this enough. If you don’t care if you art outlasts you, then good for you, but maybe others don’t want their hard work to crumble away in 20-50 years.
I know I wouldn’t.
If you would like to read more about why, I have posted this before with more detailed information: https://www.renekunertart.com/2017/10/01/hairspray-vs-fixative/