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Canvas preparation forever changed when Utrecht introduced its Professional Acrylic Gesso in 1957. Utrecht created its formula with the belief that a solid foundation is essential to the appearance, stability, and longevity of an artist's work. The result is an acid-free, archivally sound formula considered to be one of the finest acrylic grounds available today.
Utrecht Professional Gesso is formulated with a high concentration of exceptional-grade titanium dioxide for optimal whiteness and outstanding covering power. The top-quality polymer binder produces a highly stable yet flexible surface that ensures no bleed-through. The heavy-bodied viscosity retains brushstrokes when applied in concentration, is self-leveling when applied smoothly, and can be sanded to a smooth finish for highly detailed work.
Use Utrecht Professional Gesso as a ground for oils, acrylics, alkyds, and water mixable oils on a variety of supports including linen, cotton, paper, board, wood, plaster, and stone.
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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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the best gesso ever
By ms. t
from erwin, tennessee
Comments about Utrecht Art Utrecht Professional Acrylic Gesso:
we use it to cover raw canvas, 3-d sculpture letters, book covers to paint and much more
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Yummy to use...and great price
from Sarasota, Florida.
Utrecht Professional Acrylic Gesso...excellent product...yummy to use...has great weight and is really moveable and good for creating dimension on the substrate. I'm delighted to have discovered it now and will use it forever! Can't think of one thing wrong with it!
Decent quality for price
By Plein Air Painter
from San Francisco, CA
This gesso is rather thick. It isn't the highest quality gesso for preparing canvases, but it gets the job done. For the price I would still recommend it.
Utrecht Prefessional Acrylic Gesso
By Pam the PurpleLady
from Columbus, GA
I use Utrecht Professional Acrylic Gesso to prim all my canvas before painting. This is one of the best product today used by Professional Artist to insure that their paintings will stand the test of time. For just starting Artist and Students this product is a very thick type of Gesso. So if you are not ready for Utrecht Professional they have other types of lesser grade. I personally like this product.
Substantial, can be altered to suit needs
I've used this gesso for ove 30 years. Always reliable. Easy to use and stores well.
from North East PA.
great stuff. A thickness.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Phoenix, AZ
Creates a great surface to paint on; smooth and applies well to canvas. Every professional painter and instructor I know use this.
Great Product, Especially for the Price
from Bellingham, WA
Great product for the price. I was looking at brands which were almost double in price and found this to be a great product.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
The best product ever.
By Ronnie Abstract Aritst
from Houston, TX
I use this product for texture as well as gessoing my canvas. I ts very easy to to use without a lot mess in cleaning up. I am always amazed of the end result when i use this product.
BEST GESSO on the market - anywhere!!!
from Pensacola, FL
This gesso offers the best coverage and best texture on the market. Every professional artist I know uses it. Can't beat the quality and the price.
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