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Gamblin Oil Painting Ground 475ml

Gamblin Oil Painting Ground is a specialized foundation for oil paintings that provides a strong, bright, and non-absorbent surface for artists to work on. Here are the key features and details of this product:

  1. Formulated from Alkyd Resin, Titanium Dioxide, and Calcium Carbonate: Gamblin Ground is composed of a combination of alkyd resin, titanium dioxide, and calcium carbonate. Titanium dioxide provides opacity, giving the ground its bright white color, while calcium carbonate provides tooth for strong adhesion.
  2. Non-Absorbent Foundation: The ground creates a non-absorbent surface for oil paintings, allowing the paint to retain its color saturation better. This results in vibrant and lively oil paint layers on top of the ground.
  3. Retains Color Saturation: Compared to acrylic gesso, Gamblin Ground provides a brighter and less-absorbent base. This helps the oil paint layers retain their color saturation, creating more vivid and intense colors in the finished artwork.
  4. Suitable for Reductive Underpainting Techniques: The lower absorbency of Gamblin Ground allows for reductive underpainting techniques, where painters can wipe back to the white of the ground if needed.
  5. Fewer Coats Required: Due to the higher pigment content in Gamblin Ground compared to acrylic gesso, artists need only apply two coats of Gamblin Ground instead of the usual four coats of acrylic gesso.
  6. Suitable for Fabric Supports: When applying Gamblin Ground to fabric supports, it is recommended to size the fabric with PVA Size before applying the ground.
  7. Compatible with Acrylic Gesso: Gamblin Ground can be applied on top of acrylic gesso to create a brighter white and less-absorbent base layer.


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Instructions for Use:

  • Ensure the surface to be prepared is clean and free of any debris.
  • Apply two coats of Gamblin Ground to the surface, allowing each coat to dry thoroughly before applying the next.
  • Once the ground is completely dry, begin painting with oil colors on top of the prepared surface.

Gamblin Oil Painting Ground 475ml is an excellent choice for artists looking to create a strong and vibrant foundation for their oil paintings. Its non-absorbent nature and bright white color enhance the performance of oil paints, resulting in stunning and richly saturated artworks.