Golden Gessos & Grounds

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Gessos

For oil painting over acrylic gesso, it is recommended that at least three layers of gesso be applied.

Gesso can be mixed with Acrylics to produce a range of colored grounds.

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Gessos

For oil painting over acrylic gesso, it is recommended that at least three layers of gesso be applied.

Gesso can be mixed with Acrylics to produce a range of colored grounds.

  • GOLDEN White and Black Gessos are ready-to-use liquid grounds formulated for the use of acrylics on any commonly used painting surface.
  • They are flexible and can be applied in thin layers to conform to a variey of textured surfaces without cracking.
  • Sandable Hard Gesso is formulated with 100% acrylic polymer emulsion and can be sanded to provide surfaces that are smoother and more even than those created using regular gesso. Ideal over normal gesso and only for boards as it may crack if put on flexible substrate such as canvas.
  • (Normal golden gesso can be sanded as well and suits canvas.)

 

Grounds

Absorbent Ground – is an acrylic liquid surfacing medium that dries to a porous, paper-like surface. Applied over gessoed canvas, it allows for raw canvas like staining and watercolor effects. Lightfast, permanent and flexibleAcrylic Ground for Pastels
Acrylic Ground for Pastels–  is an acrylic ground for the preparation of canvas and other supports for pastels. It provides a tooth similar to papers designed for pastel and chalk. To increase tooth, add  Fine or Coarse Pumice Gel. The product can be blended with Acrylic colors for colored grounds.

 

 

Silverpoint / Drawing Ground–  A liquid acrylic used for the preparation of supports for drawing media. The ground is designed for the achievement of fine detailed lines on a permanent, lightfast, flexible ground. Silverpoint / Drawing Ground is ideal for use with metal styli or other drawing tools.

Patti Brady the artist in res at Golden USA has a book Rethinking Acrylics which is an excellent guide to using Golden Products

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Acrylic Options

GOLDEN – 236ml Absorbent Ground (White), GOLDEN – 236ml Acrylic Ground for Pastels, GOLDEN – 236ml Black Gesso, GOLDEN – 236ml Gesso, GOLDEN – 236ml Sandable Hard Gesso, GOLDEN – 236ml Silverpoint/Drawing Ground, GOLDEN – 3.78li Absorbent Ground (White), GOLDEN – 3.78li Gesso, GOLDEN – 473ml Absorbent Ground (White), GOLDEN – 473ml Acrylic Ground for Pastels, GOLDEN – 473ml Black Gesso, GOLDEN – 473ml Digital Ground Non-Porous Surf, GOLDEN – 473ml Gesso, GOLDEN – 473ml Sandable Hard Gesso, GOLDEN – 946ml Absorbent Ground (White), GOLDEN – 946ml Acrylic Ground for Pastels, GOLDEN – 946ml Black Gesso, GOLDEN – 946ml Gesso, GOLDEN – 946ml Sandable Hard Gesso