Saturday, April 28, 2007

Plasti-Dip vs Gesso

I've now largely abandoned Plasti-Dip, due primarily to the difficulty of getting a spray-on substance onto all surfaces of a figure without multiple sprays, combined with the troublesome actions needed to try to prevent the rubber from solidifying between the figure and adjacent surfaces, causing the figure's own coating to rip when pulled away from the surface.

I'm now experimenting with Liquitex Acrylic Gesso, and much happier with it. Credit Stokes Schwartz of the Grand Duchy of Stollen blog with pointing me that direction.

1 comment:

El Grego said...

I'm curious to see how gesso works on plastic figures... I've been using gesso on pewter, works well.