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Image Transfer on Claybord with Dana Brown

Image Transfer on Claybord with Dana Brown

My artwork often involves combining several techniques and materials. Ampersand Claybord is great for this kind of work because of its versatility. The strong, rigid panel can take the pressure of an image transfer process without bending or tearing. Its smooth surface allows for a clean transfer and collage materials make a perfectly flush connection. The fact that Claybord is an archival surface is an added bonus.

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Q&A with Claybord artist Andrew Houle

Steve’s Quality Market” 24×36 oil on Ampersand Claybord

Q&A with Claybord artist Andrew Houle

We caught up with Beverly, MA artist Andrew Houle, who uses oil on Ampersand Claybord, for a Q&A session. Houle, recognizing influences from Hopper and Rockwell, has worked towards creating a personal narrative through his paintings connecting the viewer to his or her community. His work can be found all over the world in private collections and represented by galleries throughout New England.  Continue Reading >>

Artist Profile: Doris Vasek

Ask Doris Vasek about what inspires her, and you’ll immediately hear her passion for creating intense, beautiful, and custom color.

“I feel as though color is like music. In music, there are only so many notes to work with, but look at the variety that you can create.”

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Four Artists, 12 Months: Month #12 – “Romantic”

Wow! Time flies when you’re having fun! This is the final month of a year-long collaborative project with Ampersand Gessobord! Each month for the past year, four artists have been interpreting a theme utilizing the medium of their choice on a 12″x12″ Deep Cradled Ampersand Gessobord. Now that they are finished, they will all come together for an exhibition that we will be sure to announce and feature here! See our original post for the details of this wonderful collaboration.

The final month’s theme is “Romantic” and is to be interpreted using warm reds.

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Four Artists, 12 Months: Month #11 – “Meditative”

It’s month #11 of a year-long collaborative project utilizing Ampersand Gessobord! Every month, four artists have been interpreting a theme with the medium of their choice on a 12″x12″ Deep Cradled Ampersand Gessobord. They will all participate together for an exhibition at the end of the 12 months. See our original post for the details of this year-long collaboration.

Month 11’s theme is “Meditative” and is to be interpreted using cool purples and blues.

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