Art Lessons 2014, Volume 7: Gesso with Jane Davenport

Gesso is great for more than a base layer of your artwork. Discover Jane Davenport's gesso techniques that make her joyful for gesso!
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Learn how to use Liquitex Gesso for more than a base in this Cloth Paper Scissors Art Lesson. In this download, Jane "Danger" Davenport teaches you gesso techniques that including stamps, ink, and watercolor for mixed-media art. Follow Jane's step-by-step lessons for two projects, an use gesso in these new ways for art journaling, collage, and more.
Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP8741
Product Type Art Lesson
File Type PDF
Author/Designer Jane Davenport
Difficulty Level Beginner
Customer Reviews (18)
OK if your new to art techniques
This is the second Art Lesson I have purchased and I find them a bit basic, but perhaps they are meant for beginners? Review by Lynne (Posted on 12/4/2015)
Loved this so much ,recommend it to every artist in the making Review by sue (Posted on 1/22/2015)
As always...delightful!
Jane always gives a "bang for the buck"! I truly get something out of every lesson, even though I have been arting my entire life!! Review by Joanne (Posted on 9/28/2014)
This are lesson is outstanding
Dear Jane: here to share some love, gir!!! I loved this lesson so much. I saw your lessons in Cloth Paper Scissors Pages Feb issue and was hooked at first sight...this lesson was amazing...i am loving my gesso. I have 2 big bottles of it. Every time it's on sale I buy it. Thank you...

Just so you know. I love our personality and your upbeat attitude and most of all your talent and ability to teach. Thank you so much. xoxoxoxo
Review by DEBBY (Posted on 9/28/2014)
Another great Jane art lesson!
I have had gesso in my art arsenal for years now, but this art lesson has helped me use it in a much more involved way, besides just priming a page or covering up something I didn't like. As usual Jane is a fun and inspiring teacher, and this lesson is wonderful! She shares how she uses gesso in her art, in ways I have never thought to use it, and she makes 2 beautiful pieces of art (the one used for the cover image of the lesson is my FAVE! I Love it!) The lessons are reasonably priced and very inspiring, I can't recommend them enough! :) Review by Sena (Posted on 9/11/2014)
Great information
In this one, I really appreciate all information Jane shared! I have bought three types of gesso - because I read different places about how you have to have it. Before reading Jane's ebook and watching the video I only used it one boring way. :) Now I have so much more information on uses! Review by Trena (Posted on 9/9/2014)
Beautifully explained, really great samples which are clearly demonstrated step by step - and achievable results too. I've always loved playing with gesso, but Jane takes this to a whole new level! Very inspirational. Go buy it - you NEED this! Review by Susie (Posted on 8/15/2014)
Art Lessons 2014 Vol 7: Gesso
I love all Jane's work and have downloaded quite a few of her lessons. Keep up the good work Jane, you are "ace" Review by Laima (Posted on 8/15/2014)
Yes! to gesso
This lesson is one of my favourites! I've had a very limited view on what you can do with gesso, and this lesson really expanded my mind. And I love the artwork! Review by Annika (Posted on 8/13/2014)
Looking at gesso in a whole new way!
Jane Davenport can't be beat when it comes to upbeat, inspiring teaching! I hope Interweave continues to publish more from her. This lesson has taught me to think of gesso as a vital tool. Not meant to sit on a shelf. Now I am eager to experiment with it. Review by Linda (Posted on 8/13/2014)
Fun and Informative
I gobble up all of Jane's art lessons as soon as they come out because they are all inspiring, information, and a pleasure to watch! I have recommended them to several friends and would recommend them to anyone. Review by Sonja (Posted on 8/13/2014)
Great lesson and free video
Jane gives us an overview of gesso and shows how it can be used in an art project. I really like that she has a video demo of this. It is a bargain lesson! Review by Sue (Posted on 8/13/2014)
sooo gorgeous ....
oooh "lets go on a gesso journey" ... why yes I think I will now I have watched this great lesson .... - packed with info and tips on using gesso in ways I never thought possible! Review by Anita (Posted on 8/12/2014)
New Techniques Added to Tool Belt!
How fun! This course added so many new techniques to my art tool belt and all with the simplest medium...gesso. Jane always makes art fun and interesting...never a dull moment. Review by Jennifer P (Posted on 8/12/2014)
Who knew?
I now keep a jar of gesso on my work table at all times. Who knew the endless uses of Gesso! Review by Carol (Posted on 8/12/2014)
This was such a great mini lesson! I learned quite a bit about gesso. Jane touched on just a few things that can be done with it. Enjoyed this lesson. Review by Virginia (Posted on 8/12/2014)
Wow Just Wow
I was so inspired by her use of Gesso. I had to run out and get some heavy Gesso just so I could try the techniques. So much fun. Very Inspired by each of her Art Lessons! Review by Diana (Posted on 8/12/2014)
The best yet
Loved this lesson and the innovative ways to use gesso with journal art. I think this lesson was Jane's best. It has endless possibilities for creating magical journal pieces and a must for anyone wanting to transform or alter books.. Review by Cara (Posted on 7/1/2014)
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