I want to paint over an object, like a stroke over the surface, but in the ways I have tried It didn't work.

In first place, I tried with the Annotation tool from the toolshelf. It works well but It didn't stick onto the surface (when the object moved, the stroke stayed in place).

First way, Annotation tool First way, error

In second place, I tried adding a new blank grease pencil and setting its parent to the object I want to draw onto. Entered in Draw mode and set Stroke Placement (surface). This didn't work because the stroke was not sticking right onto the surface.

Grease Pencil over surface not working

In last place, I tried to use Vertex Paint mode, and it works but I can't see the strokes in Object Mode. I tried some ways:

  • $\begingroup$ What you want is typically texture painting, vertex paint is for particular purposes, have you tried to unwrap your object to give it an image texture? $\endgroup$ – moonboots Aug 7 '19 at 17:08

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