- Gamblin Traditional Gesso makes a traditional absorbent ground for oil paintings on panels. “Gesso” is Italian for gypsum which, when mixed with water and animal glue, makes a luminous painting surface.
- This box contains 3 premixed application of Gamblin Traditional Gesso, a dry mixture of Rabbit Skin Glue, Gypsum, Marble Dust, and Titanium Dioxide. Each application covers a panel approximately 36″ x 36″ with four coats of Gesso on both sides.
Robert Gamblin recommence applying Traditional Gesso to both sides of thin or poorly braced panels. Traditional Gesso is too brittle to us with fabric supports.
Box contains: 1 Lb (equal to 3 applications)
Detailed instructions are enclosed.
Contains no preservatives.