Why Use Gesso in a Painting – Link to a Forum Discussion

palette and brushes

palette and brushes

Here is a forum discussion about the use of gesso which made interesting reading.

There are so many different views about priming your canvas. Most artists use gesso to make sure that oil paints cannot penetrate the canvas as this would rot the material over time.

If you want to read more, please click here. 

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Painting and drawing have been my passion from early childhood. I have attended numerous exhibitions in England and Germany. Presented with the Judges Award at a show I now have one of my paintings on permanent display at a museum in Greater London with growing sales and commissions.
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One Response to Why Use Gesso in a Painting – Link to a Forum Discussion

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