My Review of Liquitex Acrylic Surface Prep Mediums

Originally submitted at Jerry’s Artarama Art Supplies

Surface Preparations are used to seal, prime and add tooth (for color adhesion) to all surfaces such as canvas, wood, paper and metal. This same preparation is used for both acrylic and oil paint. Our professional gessoes usually take just 1 coat. Clear Gesso – Use for masking under-paintings and u…

Super heavy gesso

By Leah from Ormond Beach, Fl on 2/14/2014


5out of 5

Pros: Great texture, Easy to apply

Cons: Great

Best Uses: Art, Adds Texture To Canvas

Describe Yourself: Artist

Primary use: Business

Was this a gift?: No

I apply super heavy gesso to my canvas with a palette knife. I try to get random looking texture which serves me well when painting foliage in landscapes.

Shadow Stretch – 12″x 16″ – oil- Leah




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