GOLDEN Gesso is a ready-to-use liquid grounds formulated for the use of acrylics on any commonly used painting surface. Gesso is flexible and can be applied in thin layers to conform to a variety of textured surfaces without cracking. Gesso provides a "tooth" to the support that promotes the adhesion of the paint system. Modify GOLDEN Gesso by mixing it with a variety of mediums. Spray it, or apply it with brush, roller, or trowel. At least three layers of gesso are needed for oil painting over acrylic gesso.