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Basics Gesso

by Liquitex


Liquitex Basics Acrylic Gesso provides a smooth, absorbent, finely textured ground for painting. It works well with most porous surfaces, such as canvas, paper, wood, fabric, or plaster.

Basics Acrylic Gesso is flexible, non-yellowing, and non-cracking. One coat of this excellent base coat primer is almost always enough.

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Shelley T from Dallas, TX says:

Liquitex makes great products with an affordable price point. Tnis gesso does not disappoint.

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Rated by: Shelley T in Dallas, TX
Liquitex makes great products with an affordable price point. Tnis gesso does not disappoint.
Rated by: Jess A. in Mansfield , OH
Great Product. Flows easily. Easy cleanup.
Rated by: Ray T. in Boise, ID
Excellent product.
Rated by: John A. in Brooklyn, NY
Work just as advertised!
Rated by: Stephen E. in Platteville, WI
Product was just as advertised. Price is better than I can get locally. Love the deal!
Rated by: Cheryl A. M. in CINCINNATI, OH
I'VE NEVER USED ANY TYPE OF GESSO BEFORE, BUT LIQUITEX WAS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO ME BY MEMBERS OF MY ONLINE DOLLCLUB~~AND WITH GOOD REASON, AS I FOUND IT TO BE EVERYTHING IT DESCRIBES, AND THEN SOME~~
Rated by: Carol K. in bURNSVILLE, NC
tHIS IS INDEED A WONDERFUL PRODUCT. I ONLY USED ONE COAT AND IS ENOUGH TO PROVIDE ME WITH A SMOOTH SURFACE.
Rated by: chris g. in paragould, AR
A lot of paint for a great price. Goes on well and covers in one coating.
Rated by: jennifer p. in COLLEGE STATION, TX
AS A MURALIST, I NEED LARGE VOLUMES OF PAINT. YEARS AGO, MY ART PROFESSOR HAD US DO A 2 STORY MURAL THAT NEEDED TO STAND UP TO MIAMI, FLORIDA'S, HEAT AND RAIN. WE ADDED HUGE VOLUMES OF GESSO TO EXTEND THE PAINT. SINCE THEN I HAVE TRIED MORE EXPENSIVE VERSIONS OF GESSO FOR THIS PURPOSE AS WELL AS PRIMING CANVAS AND CEMENT BRICK. UNLESS, I AM MISSING SOMETHING, I HAVE FOUND NO DIFFERENCE IN QUALITY. LIQUITEX IS SUPERB.
Rated by: Anna W. in Fairbanks, AK
I've used this gesso on furniture, boxes, canvas and plain boards. Great adhesion with oil, acrylic and watercolor. Plan on using two coats on unfinished wood for best results. Will cover printed paper with two coats, as well. Great surface texture. And a good deal, to boot!
Rated by: Rachel B. in Astoria, OR
This is a great product, I got the large tub, and use it to Gesso under Acrylic, works nice with sponge brushes!!
Rated by: Colleen H. in Nashville, TN
Smooth texture when brushed on, quick to dry, easy to use.

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