What is Methyl Cellulose?
Methyl Cellulose is polymer derived from plant fibers and is a vegan alternative to animal glues. It is naturally archival. It is also widely used in foods and cosmetics, and it is non-allergenic.
Why is our gesso not pre-mixed and in liquid form?
Once these ingredients are mixed, they have a limited shelf life in a container. We have not discovered a non-toxic preservative that works, and we refuse to use common petroleum based preservatives to extend the shelf life. By mixing it yourself you’re eliminating the need for any additional toxins or preservatives.