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Prepare canvas, linen, and board with bright white, non-permeable Dick Blick Master Gesso — the perfect primer for oil and acrylic painting. It covers beautifully in one coat and dries quickly.
Best of all, it features a lower price than most other brands. This professional gesso uses premium, opaque, non-toxic titanium dioxide pigment.
Includes a convenient easy-pour handle.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I use this product regularly
from Sandy, OR
Comments about Blick Master Gesso:
The quality is quite good for the price. Many mid or low priced gesso products do not sand well. They gum up the sand paper. This does sand well.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
I am new to gesso. I have no experience with any other brand of gesso. As a beginner, I appreciate that I can easily cover over bad paintings and start fresh. The gesso is thick, spreads easily, and covers up very well. Thanks Blick.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Great for drawing
By Dr. Worm
This gesso is a bit different than most other gessoes. It can be a bit of pain to work with and the gesso does clog up sand paper pretty quickly. What I do really like about it is how hard the gesso sets up. The surface is fantastic to draw on once it is lightly sanded. The surface can take a heck of a beating which works very well for me.
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from Cape Coral FL
Whenever placing a large order at Blick's and freight is prepaid, it is advantageous to stock up on these heavy gallon sized items. I have been disappointed with bargain gesso and find it not worth my time and energy to save a few dollars.
By Case Art
I have been using this gesso for years now. It seals great and leaves an excellent painting surface. Achieve an even smoother surface by lightly sanding between coats.
Good quality gesso.
from New Mexico
I not only use gesso for canvas, but also painting fabric & furniture. Gesso for me anyways is totally diverse. This particular yes so has a thick rich texture that spreads easily. Will purchase again.
Best Gesso: Master
from Ellensburg, Washington
Gesso leaves a strong coating on canvas.
By suz brna
from denver colorado
Really nice and thick gesso spreads well. I need two coats though.
from Plano Tx
This gesso gives a really full coverage result. It's thick and covers and flows really nicely. It's GREAT value for the quantity !
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Not as good as Liquitex Professional Gesso.
By Twinbrother Fine Art
from Los Angeles, CA
I wanted to try this and compare it to Liquitex Professional gesso. Reviews seemed pretty good and so was the price point. Well, it's a disappointment. The gesso doesn't sand as well as Liquitex or thin as well either. Also, it doesn't lay down as well with either a brush or a roller. I can get a very smooth canvas with the Liquitex Professional gesso when I thin it down. The Dick Blick Master gesso breaks down and still doesn't lay down smooth. When I try sanding it, doesn't give me the smooth finish I get with the Liquitex brand. Quite a disappointment. I'm sticking with Liquitex.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that you aren't liking the Blick Master Gesso as well as the Liquitex. If you would ever like the opportunity to discuss the attributes of a particular product before purchasing, please feel welcome to touch base with our Product Information Department. Product Specialists are available weekdays from 8am to 5:30pm CST at 1-800-933-2542 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and they're happy to assist you!
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