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Gesso & Grounds

Gesso & Grounds

Similar to applying a basecoat primer when painting a wall at home, canvas must also be primed using a ground. Because canvas is a porous surface, paint can seep into its fibers like a sponge. Priming the canvas prevents this seepage. The most common ground used is gesso, which should be applied in several coats. Gesso can safely be used with both oil and acrylic paints. Canvas is available already primed with ground, or in the raw. Canvas board and pre-stretched canvas are generally pre-primed. You may even want to gesso pre-primed canvas to ensure maximum archival standards and premium surface quality.

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  1. Gamblin Ground 8oz

    Gamblin Ground 8oz

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    Regular Price: $20.95

    Plaza Price: $15.71

  2. Gamblin PVA Size 8oz

    Gamblin PVA Size 8oz

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    Regular Price: $11.95

    Plaza Price: $8.96

  3. Golden Absorbent Ground White 8oz

    Golden Absorbent Ground White 8oz

    Price:

    Regular Price: $16.69

    Plaza Price: $11.68

  4. Golden Acrylic Ground for Pastels 8oz

    Golden Acrylic Ground for Pastels 8oz

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    Regular Price: $16.69

    Plaza Price: $11.68

  5. Golden Black Gesso 8oz

    Golden Black Gesso 8oz

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    Regular Price: $16.69

    Plaza Price: $11.68

  6. Golden Digital Ground Clear (Gloss) 8oz

    Golden Digital Ground Clear (Gloss) 8oz

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    Regular Price: $18.29

    Plaza Price: $12.80

  7. Golden Digital Ground for Non-Porous 8oz

    Golden Digital Ground for Non-Porous 8oz

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    Regular Price: $19.19

    Plaza Price: $13.43

  8. Golden Digital Ground White (Matte) 8oz

    Golden Digital Ground White (Matte) 8oz

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    Regular Price: $18.29

    Plaza Price: $12.80

  9. Golden White Gesso 8oz

    Golden White Gesso 8oz

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    Regular Price: $14.89

    Plaza Price: $10.42

  10. Liquitex Black Gesso 8oz

    Liquitex Black Gesso 8oz

    Price:

    Regular Price: $13.99

    Plaza Price: $11.19

  11. Liquitex Clear Gesso 8oz

    Liquitex Clear Gesso 8oz

    Price:

    Regular Price: $12.99

    Plaza Price: $10.39

  12. Liquitex Neutral Gray Gesso 8oz

    Liquitex Neutral Gray Gesso 8oz

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    Regular Price: $13.99

    Plaza Price: $11.19

  13. Liquitex White Gesso 8oz

    Liquitex White Gesso 8oz

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    Regular Price: $12.99

    Plaza Price: $10.39

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