Re: I'm back! Hi to all + Silane?
Clear Gesso? Could it be plain rabbit skin glue then? AFAIK, traditional
gesso is rabbit skin glue + chalk (calcium carbonate) + (perhaps) white
pigment (zinc or titanium). I always thought what makes gesso gritty is
the chalk component. Even a little bit of it would "cloud" the
Or, is it clear acrylic gesso (= plain acrylic medium in other words)? I
guess almost every ready-made gesso is based on acrylic...
17 Haziran 2008, Salı, 5:15 pm tarihinde, Katharine Thayer yazmış:
> Another possibility for a sub for glass is clear gesso, that was
> recently discussed on APUG (you can find the thread under Alternative
> Processes) as a substitute for gum arabic in gum printing. I'm
> somewhat puzzled about that use for it, but it strikes me that it
> should make a good sub for gum on hard slick surfaces, as it is
> transparent but contains some gritty substance. I've never seen
> clear gesso, and Daniel Smith doesn't make a clear gesso, but I've
> got it on my list to look for next time I visit an art supply store,