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Old 18-02-16, 08:08 PM
zarina zarina is offline
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Default Applying further gesso layers on a dry board, previously gessoed

Can anyone advise if one is able to apply further layers of gesso, after an initial coating of 7-8 layers of gesso several months previously? My way of applying egg tempera is by applying many layers of glaze & repeated sanding back. Unfortunately, I may have sanded back to far in a few places revealing the board underneath. I have also had to completely sand back several panels to their white gesso ground, after applying too much dark glaze, so I am in a position to apply new coats of gesso over the old dry ones - but I read somewhere this may cause adhesion problems in subsequent layers. Expert advice please! Thank you
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