Liquitex Gesso is a premium acrylic gesso used to prepare painting surfaces for acrylic and oil paint. Non-yellowing. Flexible and non-cracking. Provides the perfect "tooth" and adhesion to a wide variety of supports such as canvas, paper and wood. Excellent base coat primer for many applications such as murals. One coat is usually enough. Application Use undiluted or thin up-to 25% with water. When thinning more than 25% use an equal mixture of water and Liquitex Matte Medium to thin gesso. Tint color with Liquitex Medium or Heavy Body Artist Colors. Liquitex Colored Gesso is hue balanced and all colors are intermixable to provide a wide variety of colored grounds.