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Make your OWN Gesso!

Here is a great recipe for making your own gesso-very inexpensively!!!

LARGE BATCH
1 cup of white school glue
3 cups of water
6 cups of baby powder
Acrylic paint for coloring

Mix the glue and water together so blended-then add in the baby powder one cup at a time and stir
Put into a jar ( i add plastic wrap under the lid)

SMALLER BATCH

1/2 cup of glue
1 1/2 cups of water
2 1/2 cups of baby powder
Acrylic paint
MIX glue and water first and then add powder 1/2 cup at a time

Store in a clean jar
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