Art Lessons 2016, Volume 7: Gesso, The Final Touch with Roxanne Evans Stout

Gesso is one of those unsung heroes in art, often hidden beneath layers of collage, paint, and more. Most often used when beginning a piece of art, Roxanne Evans Stout will show you how to give gesso top billing, using it as a final step to add details, dimension, and texture.

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The mixed-media artist is always thinking outside the box. This month, our Art Lesson is hosted by Roxanne Evans Stout, and she is exploring new ways to use gesso. Typically gesso is a primer intended to create velvety smooth, protective surfaces to paint on; but she has seen that this medium has more potential than just that – it can be used for striking final touches!

Download this lesson today to:

  • Observe techniques for using gesso creatively for interesting effects
  • Create a series of small, gorgeous mixed-media collages
  • Get inspired by both Roxanne’s aesthetic and conceptual artistry
  • Watch a short video demonstration of how Roxanne works magic with her gesso.

About the Artist:

Roxanne Evans Stout is a mixed-media artist who teaches throughout the United States, including at Art Unraveled and Art and Soul. Her online workshops attract artist and creators from around the world. “Pathways and Wanderings,” her newest class, has been called an online class like no other, with gorgeous videos, amazing projects, and thought-provoking themes. Roxanne is the author of STORYTELLING WITH COLLAGE, TECHNIQUES FOR LAYERING COLOR AND TEXTURE. Her collages, artist books, and encaustic paintings are in collections and homes around the world. She loves to share her passion for art and would love to have you join her in her workshops or online.

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SKU EP14600
Product Type Art Lesson
File Type PDF
Author/Designer Roxanne Evans Stout
Customer Reviews (2)
I love Roxanne's art and will jump at any chance to learn from her. This is a fresh look on gesso. Excellent lesson! Review by Jean (Posted on 7/28/2016)
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