Expand your painting experience with Wilson Bickford grounds and mediums!
Now you can paint along with master artist Wilson Bickford from the ground up! This specially-selected line of grounds and mediums were developed by Wilson to enhance his signature wet-in-wet oil painting style — and now you can benefit from his years of experience! From creating a solid ground or tonal grisaille, to blending colors into a base coat and crafting delicate, luminous oil color glazes, these gessoes and mediums are your surefire ticket for "fun and fast" painting with professional artist and instructor Wilson Bickford!
- Gesso – Made from pure Titanium White or black pigment blended with an acrylic copolymer emulsion. It yields an excellent flexible film with a fine tooth surface, ideal as a base for paintings in acrylics, oils, alkyds, tempera, inks and more. Available in White or Black; 16 oz. bottles.
- New! Background Color -- Gesso formulated to provide artists with fast drying, beautiful, toned backgrounds. Achieve dramatic effects in your underpainting by creating a flexible film base which can be painted over with oils, acrylics, alkyds and even tempera.
- FastFlo Base Coat Medium – This alkyd-based medium is the perfect base coat for wet-in-wet oil painting techniques, and provides a smooth, white, quick-drying ground on which to start a painting. Available in 4 oz. and 8 oz. bottles.
- Clear Glazing Medium – Mix with oil or alkyd colors to speed the drying time, to add translucency and to extend color. Ideal for creating glazes as well as detailed effects. Can be thinned and cleaned up with turpentine or odorless mineral spirits. Available in 8 oz. or 16 oz. bottles.