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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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By Case Art
Comments about Blick Master Gesso:
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.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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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 !
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!
Great product for the price.
from Portland OR
I am very pleased with the quality of the gesso, I had my doubts at first but thought I would try it, considering the price. I would recommend this product.
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Best gesso for the money
By Katie Jeanne
Blick Master gesso is the only gesso I buy. I purchased one every time I place an order, and will continue in the future. I've tried other brands, but this is the best, hands down.
Gesso with the Best
By J D
from Wallace , Idaho [north]
Goes very smooth & easy no lumps
Wish it worked for me!
I too, wanted a gesso that would coat in less time but this did not fit the bill.While it coats fine, the finished surface is extrememly hard and not what I want to paint on. It also dries out and becomes clumpy in the bottle, does not mix well with water, and is difficult to apply thinly. If you want a one coat gesso and are willing to paint on an enamel like surface this one is for you. I will stick with the expensive but velvet surface of Golden's gesso.
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that the Master Gesso is not to your liking. Please know that we value your feedback, and we thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us!
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