Four our latest lesson, Elizabeth set us playing with different glues . Good job we get two weeks per lesson to produce our homework - which I confess isn't complete (I blame Tim Holtz's Creative Chemistry online class which I spent all weekend doing!)
Actually I don't - I only have myself to blame. anyhow, Elizabeth asked us to try sticking several of our pages together with different types of glues from our stash and document which we found best and which not. Her recommended ones to try were glue stick, gel medium, mod podge if we had it, pva (white glue) and gesso.
Here are my results!
The gesso I used here I did buy specially - what I've been using as gesso in my journal isn't labelled as such but is called "artists' quality background colour" though it does say it can be used as gesso. My class gesso came from The Works and was £4.99 for a 500ml tub (and I don't much like the smell of that either!)
Then Elizabeth asked us to make a spread of a double page with gesso as glue and sealer if required - I found that quite helpful as it aided the sticking process!
Next time we're looking at design principles - and I think I will find that much harder!