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Old 11-02-2010, 12:34 PM   #1
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Gesso/Golden Matte Medium?

Hello again,

I was wondering what the difference is between white Gesso and Golden Matte Medium? Im getting confused by all the different ones available? Its for art journaling.


I have ordered some Mod Podge in Matte is this the same as any of the above?

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Old 11-02-2010, 01:09 PM   #2
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Mod Podge is a glue that dries clear. You can also use it watered down to seal a canvas or the covers of a hand made mini book or something similar. It just helps to protect the paper covers IYKWIM.

I've not used the Golden Matte Medium but you can use it i the same way as Gesso but it's more fluidy. It's mainly used with acrylic paints though.

Gesso is like a primer for the base of your project. ie. on chipboard it will stop the acrylic paint soaking in.

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Old 11-02-2010, 01:37 PM   #3
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Matte medium is thick glue, great for glueing all sorts even things like buttons. As Gwyneth said, gesso is a primer but you can also used gesso to create textured base for art journalling by slapping it on thick and impressing objects into it to create the texture.
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Thanks girls . So would I still need both of these if I have order mod podge?

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You can use Mod Podge instead of gel medium. Gesso is a different thing, so if you are working on something that says to use gesso, then you need that, but if it asks for gel medium you can use mod podge.

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Thats great thankyou so much
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