My gesso experiment

I bit the bullet last night as I primed my Anima Tactics minis using gesso. According to the web, I could glop the gesso on the minis and obscure as much detail as I want, because it will shrink and conform to the mini’s details as it dries.

Guess what?


It worked! I couldn’t believe it. In a span of 20 minutes I finished priming all 7. Even though the primer dried off at around 40 minutes later, I’ve read that it’d recommended to leave it to cure for 24 hours. Fair enough I suppose.

But really, this stuff is so amazing I’d recommend it to anyone who wants to find a priming alternative to spray cans.

## Gesso is a brush on primer that artists use to prime their canvas with. ##

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Posted on June 4, 2011, in Anima Tactics, The Little Sensei, WarmaHordes and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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