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Re: Gesso

Poster: Corun MacAnndra <corun@access.digex.net>

William wrote:
> 	I'm getting ready to start making helm crests for period style
> tourneys, and one of the ingredients I need is gesso.  What is it, how do I
> work with it, How do i find it/make it?
> 	(From what I can gather I beleive its a liquidy glue....)

You can get gesso at any art supply store. Just ask someone and they'll
point you to large bottles of it. The gesso is used as a base coat upon
which your paints are then laid after it's dried. Canvases are treated
with gesso prior to painting.

In service,

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