Gesso can not only be used as a primer, but also to create structures. As it is quite liquid, it dries flat and can even have pores if some air was present. I wanted to have a full sparkling painting and applied metallic acrylic paint and glitter that I fixed with varnish (as glue). Doreen.

Materials:
– canvas by ProArt, 24 x 30 cm, recycled = repaint an older motif with Black acrylic paint by Amsterdam
– gesso by Gerstaecker
– acrylic paints by Crelando No. 7, 8
– acrylic paint by Marabu in Copper
– glitter by ProArt in Copper, Gold
– Liquitex gloss varnish
– Crelando round brush No. 2
– Crelando filbert brush No. 18

Credits:
Video production – Doreen Gehrke
Music – I Have Often Told You Stories (guitar instrumental) by Ivan Chew (c) 2013 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/ramblinglibrarian/41284

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