5 Unlikely Uses for Gesso

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

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Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

Countdown to Christmas: Getting the Hang of a New Advent Calendar

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Primitive Hanging Advent Calendar Vanessa Spencer reveals how to put a spin on tradition by reinventing the age-old advent calendar in this rustic countdown to Christmas project.   For an element of surprise, you can fill each day with candy, embellishments, or other little trinkets, to make counting down the days to Christmas extra sweet.   *Follow […]

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Primitive Hanging Advent Calendar Vanessa Spencer reveals how to put a spin on tradition by reinventing the age-old advent calendar in this rustic countdown to Christmas project.   For an element of surprise, you can fill each day with candy, embellishments, or other little trinkets, to make counting down the days to Christmas extra sweet.   *Follow […]