Opus Essential Gesso is an artist quality gesso perfect for preparing unprimed surfaces such as canvas, linen, wood and paper. This heavy-bodied bright white gesso has maximum opacity, adhesion, and water resistance and dries to a non-yellowing, flexible matte finish. Opus Essential Gesso contains high levels of titanium dioxide, calcite grit and acrylic resin. Apply 2-4 coats as desired.
Opus is an independently-owned local business, supplying the visual arts community with art materials, digital printing, picture frames, art education, community support, and more. Founded in 1974, we have grown from a single location framing company to seven stores throughout BC and a Canada-wide mail order service for online & phone orders. Read more →