Amsterdam Acrylic Black Gesso is most commonly used to make a preparatory base layer to be used as a painting surface for Oil paints, Acrylics and Gouache. Black Gesso can be used on a variety of non-absorbent surfaces to prime ready for painting, such as linen, cotton, hardboard, plywood, cardboard, wood, paper and canvas, It can even be used on concrete and bricks for large scale murals.
Amsterdam Acrylic Black Gesso can be used alone as well as mixed with White or Transparent Gesso or Acrylic Paints. Thinnable with water, Black Gesso is ideal for artists or beginners and can be used easily by following the instructions on the jar. Amsterdam Acrylic Black Gesso can be thinned with water, and becomes waterproof when dry.