Golden White and Black Gessos are ready-to-use liquid grounds formulated for the use of acrylics on any commonly used painting surface. They are flexible and can be applied in thin layers to conform to a variey of textured surfaces without cracking. For oil painting over acrylic gesso, it is recommended that at least three layers of gesso be applied. Golden gesso can also be mixed with Golden acrylic paints to produce a range of coloured grounds. More product information.
Golden Sandable Hard Gesso is formulated with 100% acrylic polymer emulsion. Sand to create surfaces that are smoother and more even than with regular gesso. More product information.
Golden Absorbent Ground is an acrylic liquid surfacing medium that dries to a porous, paper-like surface. Applied over gessoed canvas, it allows for raw canvas-like staining and watercolour effects. It is lightfast, permanent and flexible. A Health Labeled (HL) product - not for use by children. Note: This product is now reformulated to be ready to use without thinning. More product information.
Golden Silverpoint / Drawing Ground is a liquid acrylic used for the preparation of supports for drawing media. The ground is designed for the achievement of fine detailed lines on a permanent, lightfast, flexible ground. Silverpoint / Drawing ground is ideal for use with metal styli or other drawing tools. Small amounts of other acrylic colours can be added to this ground for tinting purposes without a significant drop in performance. More product information.
Golden Pastel Ground (formerly Acrylic Ground for Pastels) is for the preparation of canvas and other supports for use with pastels. It provides a tooth similar to papers designed for pastel and chalk. To increase tooth, add Golden Fine or Coarse Pumice Gel. The product can be blended with Golden acrylic colours to create coloured grounds. It is recommended that this product be thinned 20-40%. More product information.
Redesigned Golden Medium Labels & New Product Names: Golden Artist Colors has introduced a new look for its Grounds, Mediums, Additives and Varnishes with the same artist quality product, now with a fresh new look. In addition, some product names have been changed to better reflect the intended use.
Please note: some of the items below are only stocked at our warehouse for online orders (or phone orders with Customer Service) and at our 1153 Queen St. W. Toronto retail store (call store first to confirm availability). Product can also be purchased through any of our other retail stores as a customer order. Some conditions may apply and turnaround time will vary.