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Gessobord – Claybord – Scratchbord
Primed Smooth – Canvas Texture
All on Sale at up to 50% off!
- Superior quality artist-grade acrylic gesso!
- Slight, even surface texture allows for ideal brush control and even tonal values without distracting from your image
- Delicate enough for fluid brush strokes, portraits, and tight detail work
- Can hold heavy applications of paint without the “bounce” of canvas
- Tough enough to hold the most rigorous palette knife painting and collage
- Great for use with ink, graphite, acrylic, gouache, collage, egg tempera, airbrush, and more!
- Unlimited Techniques — etching, erasing, reworking, adding color and scratching it away!
- Seal and frame without glass!
- Similar to chalk/gypsum gessoed panels of the Renaissance used for egg tempera and oils
- pH neutral, acid-free clay coating sanded to an ultra-smooth and absorbent finish
- Unlike paper scratch boards, Scratchbord will not rip, tear, bend, or wrinkle
- A variety of marks and textures can be made using Scratchbord tools
- Add vibrant color using Ampersand’s Claybord/Scratchbord Inks
- Completely repairable by reapplying India Ink to scratch marks
- Seal finished artwork to eliminate fingerprints and to hide repairs, then frame without glass!
- Kaolin clay ground with India Ink coating on top
Artist Panel Unprimed Basswood
- Sturdy 4mm premium basswood surface supplies superb durability when compared with other plywood panels
- No bothersome fiber raising – Easy to seal and prime to a smooth finish
- No seams, distinct knots or “football patches”
- Available in two cradled profiles in sizes from 4” x 4” to 18″ x 24″
- Ampersand quality at an affordable price
Artist Panel Primed Smooth
- Ideal for all painting styles, especially highly detailed paintings and drawings
- Perfect for oils and acrylics – but also great for pencil, collage, graphic markers, ink and much more!
- Ultra-smooth ready-to-paint panel is coated with acrylic gesso
- Sides of cradles are beautifully primed
- Great for pouring and multi-media!
Artist Panel Canvas Texture
- The familiar canvas texture makes this a great introduction to panel painting!
- Ready-to-paint panel coated with acrylic gesso and ideal for use with oil and acrylic paints.
- Excellent for palette knife painting
- Available in three profiles in sizes from 4” x 4” to 18″ x 24″