Liquitex Basics acrylic artists gesso primer. Developed for students and artists that require dependable quality at an economical price. Thick formula for great coverage. Pronounced "JEH-so," gesso is a medium used as surface preparation or primer for acrylic and oil paints. All-purpose white canvas gesso has a thick texture that provides an opaque finish with a fine tooth for strong adhesion of an array of oil and acrylic paints.
Unique formula has all the best qualities; flexible, non-cracking, color-fast, non-yellowing, non-toxic, acid-free. Dries to an opaque, matte finish. Liquitex Basics Gesso offers good value for money while providing a high quality base coat suitable for a variety of surfaces. Application: Use diluted or thin up to 25% with water. When thinning more than 25%, use an equal mixture of water and Liquitex Matte Medium. One coat is usually all that is required. 250ml plastic tube.