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Old 04-06-07, 02:02 PM
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I used to order panels from a company named True-Gesso-Panels.com I tried to contact them recently but got no response. Does anyone here know if they are still in business? I know their website is up but got no response to my order inquiry from Eric, the person who handled the site orders.

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Old 05-06-07, 11:06 PM
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Alex, I have ordered panels from Realgesso.com. I have not heard of True-gesso. As for Realgesso.com, I have been very happy with their prompt service and quality of the panels. It has been a few months since I ordered from them, though. They are in Athens, Ga. and have a web address which is www.realgesso.com.
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Old 06-06-07, 12:39 PM
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Thank you Jean. Yes I have used the Reak Gesso ones in the past are the ones I am using now. I like them as well. They are a bit smoother and less absorbent than the True-Gesso ones but work very well.
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Old 09-06-07, 09:03 PM
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...and his brings up the issue of marble in true or real gesso again

marble: yes = non absorbent
marble: no = absorbent
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Dimitris, I realize that marble dust is a Roman conspiracy and the real reason for the Roman/Orthodox Catholic schism ;) but I donít understand the meaning of your post.
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Old 11-06-07, 08:28 AM
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Alex, how cool, when did you get the STP reins?
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Old 11-06-07, 06:09 PM
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Douglas,

A while back. I am one of a few that have been asked to keep a watchful eye on the board. Rob, Dennis and Phil do a great job here. They spend many hours on the site making sure it is working as it should.

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I live in Mexico and it's almost impossible for me to get untempered masonite...heck, any art supplies are hard to get! So, I wrote to True Gesso Panels and then I placed an order thinking maybe he was just busy. Nope, no response to either. Then I tried calling today and his phone is disconnected. I heard that he is really an engineer by trade and that the panel business is just a hobby, and that he is very busy with his real job.

His information about panels is great and I know his products used to be fantastic because I have friends that have placed orders in the past. Anybody want to suggest a source for raw untempered masonite panels that is reliable?

Anybody try the DaVinci hardboard panels?

Thanks!
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Dimitris, I realize that marble dust is a Roman conspiracy and the real reason for the Roman/Orthodox Catholic schism ;) but I donít understand the meaning of your post.
sorry for the late response, its just that in our lost small Greek world we don't use marble in gesso.....Period!

but that does not mean I don't enjoy marble in gesso for ET or Acrylic painting.

Some time back I received 2 samples from www.realgesso.com and they make an excellent product with marble. [ I hope Roman marble dust & not Greek marble from the Parthenon]
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Old 25-07-07, 09:22 PM
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more on gesso

http://meisterin.katarina.home.comcast.net/gesso.html
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