Claudine Hellmuth Studio Gesso is ideal for priming a wide variety of craft surfaces including canvas, wood, metal, plastic, chipboard, paper and fabric. Gesso adds a subtle texture (called "tooth") to the surface of your project, allowing it to accept paint mediums more easily. This artist quality Gesso is acid free, non-toxic, and archival. It will not yellow or crack over time, and remains flexible - even on fabric. It is also quick drying and has a chalk like finish.
The bottle of Claudine Hellmuth Studio Gesso is 4 oz. jars To use: Paint project surface with Gesso and allow to dry. Add a second coat if needed, especially with darker surfaces. Paint over the top with Claudine Hellmuth Studio Paints or other paints and to prime Studio Sticky-Back Canvas.