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Finnabair Art Basics Gesso - Clear

by Prima Marketing

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The Art Basics Clear Gesso is a clear matte graound acrylic. This is basically a Fancy Schancy "ARTSY" way of say that this is a really neat medium that is very similar to acrylic paint, only thinner. It dries hard, making the surface more stiff and in this case, it dries completely clear. In other words, Gesso prepares (or primes) your pages for painting. It makes the surface slightly textured by giving it some "tooth" which allows your paper to accept a variety of media.

Without Gesso, Journalers run the risk of their artwork bleeding through. Gesso protects even the most delicate of surfaces, like bible pages, without any bleed-through. YES! Did you know you can paint and watercolor right on your bible pages! Well, using this Prima Marketing Art Basics Clear Gesso, makes that possible. Not only can you paint and watercolor on your bible pages you can still see the text print right though! How amazing is that!

This clear gesso is also great for mixing with pgments, paints, sprays, stains and inks to creat a range of customized colored grounds.

Here are a few interesting and important things to note

  • 1. Remember to clean off your tools, brushes and work surface immediately after use.
  • 2. Make sure to keep the lid tighly sealed and do not expose it to air for very long.
  • 3. Drying time can be sped up by using a heat tool (sold separately)
  • 4. It is Non-Toxic
  • 5. It is Arhival-Safe
  • 6. It is water-Based
  • 7. it conforms to ASTM d 4236

Do not be intimidated by this product! It is actually very user friendly, easy to apply and most of all it is SUPER fun to use! You will soon find that you will wonder how you ever lived without it! So why don't you pick some up with your order and give it a whirl Go ahead and just click that "Add to Cart" button.


  • Clear matte acrylic ground
  • Water-Based but permanent and flexible after drying
  • Goes on clear and stays clear and matte
  • Prepares and Protects paper to accept and variety of media including water
  • Great for collages and bible journaling
  • Mixes well with pigments and other paints to create customized colored grounds
  • Drying time can be sped up with the use of a Heat Tool (sold separately)
  • Arhival-Safe
  • Easy to apply
  • Conforms to ASTM d 4236
  • Made in the USA


  • Water-Based Clear Matte Ground medium
  • Plastic jar


  • 8.5 oz plastic jar
SKU: BC00193977