Golden Gesso Black 8oz

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Golden Black Gesso is an opaque acrylic primer. This black gesso is a ready-to-use formulation for painting on most surfaces. It is flexible and can be applied in thin layers to conform to a variey to textures without cracking. For oil painting, we recommended that at least three layers of gesso. Gesso can be mixed with acrylic colors to produce a range of colored grounds.

GOLDEN Gesso is a flexible liquid ground that seals, protects, and gives "tooth" to substrates, which promotes paint adhesion. It is formulated to accept a wide variety of media on many commonly used painting surfaces. It comes ready-to-use, but can be mixed with water for thinner applications. When applied in thin layers, GOLDEN Gesso will conform to a variety of textured surfaces.

Gesso can be thought of as the bridge between your support (canvas, board or whatever you paint on) and the paint. GOLDEN Gesso is designed to penetrate supports and provide a surface to which paint can adhere. Proper preparation with gesso increases the life span of artwork. Golden Gesso is formulated to be flexible and is highly pigmented for greater opacity. 

  • An acrylic ground for preparing supports for painting
  • Protects the support while offering an excellent surface for adhesion of acrylic and oil paints
  • Remains flexible when dry
  • Item#3560-5 Black Gesso 8 fl. oz. (237ml)

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