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Utrecht Artists' Acrylic Gesso is an excellent medium-bodied acrylic ground. It is formulated with the same high-grade titanium dioxide and quality polymers that are found in Utrecht Professional Gesso, but has a more fluid viscosity.
Offering superior brightness, excellent covering properties, and archival stability, it produces a slightly toothed surface that can be sanded to an extra smooth finish for detailed work.
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Founded more than 65 years ago in the Utrecht neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, Utrecht is known worldwide as a leading manufacturer of top-quality, handcrafted paints and other art supplies. A groundbreaking company, Utrecht is officially recognized by the Brooklyn Made program sponsored by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. This seal denotes Utrecht’s Gold Certification status and its position as a leading, locally based manufacturer and employer.
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This will last me forever
By El Chapin
from Miami, fl
Comments about Utrecht Artists' Acrylic Gesso:
The price and quality are great, the opacity too, you can thin it with water. I would like a transparent gesso though.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Love this Gesso!
By E T Andress
from Charlotte, NC
You can purchase cheaper gesso's but they just won't give you this quality. It was recommended to me by another artist and he never steers me wrong!
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Though I thought I was buying the pro grade, this is still a very nice gesso. If substituting for Utrecht's professional grade gesso, you may want an extra coat. Utrecht's gesso is the first gesso I've used that stops oil migration to the back from impassto oil painting.
Rich, smooth gesso
from Placitas, NM
A very rich and smooth gesso, covers easily and well, the gallon will be used and I'm glad I bought it.
The Best !!!!
from Portland Oregon
Thick, creamy, a joy to use!
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from Doniphan, mo
I have not tried the product yet,although I was directed to this website and product by a fellow artist.
Good value, good product.
from Oakridge, OR
Very dense, but mixes well with water and gel medium to thin.
from Albuquerque, NM
I purchased this brand of gesso for a workshop I was taking, as it was on the supplies list. I've used many different gessos in the past (including Golden and Liquitex). I was not expecting anything different with this.To my surprise, this gesso was so much more thick and creamy; not unlike modeling paste in it's consistency. Wow..I love it! It's spreadable and while can be "painted" on in a thin coat as with traditional gesso, it has the ability to stand firm when creating some raised areas/textures. I love it!!!!
Utrecht sells three different gessos
from las vegas
Studio,Artist, and Professional Utrecht gessos are excellent for working with acrylic paint when a wet surface is desirable.
By Bessie Boots the Painter
from Victoria, BC, Canada
Not only does this product prepare a surface for covering, it also acts as a perfect replacement for white when painting with acrylics. It's like having a big can of titanium white.
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