Strength and Durability
Hardbord is the most stable substrate on the market for your artwork and is used for all Ampersand Museum Series coated panels.
Ready to Customize
Unprimed wood panels are ideal for artists that prefer a quality surface to seal and prime with a ground of their choice. A great alternative to canvas, Hardbord is perfectly suited for all acrylic gessoes, specialty grounds, traditional gesso, and oil primers.
Ultra-smooth Hardbord is a great surface for mixed media, collage, plein air, metal leaf, heavy paint applications and is also a perfect support to mount watercolor papers, photos, fabrics, prints, and more.
Only Ampersand’s Hardbord is made without formaldehyde or harmful VOCs (volatile organic compounds) unlike other hardboards and MDF boards. In addition, we routinely test the raw materials we use to ensure artists' safety and consistency in quality. No harmful chemicals used, no dangerous emissions for artists.
Central to Ampersand’s mission is to ensure that our products do not harm the environment or the artists who use them. Both our domestic and imported panels are made from FSC-certified forest products that promote sustainable forests.
Made in the USA
Proudly handcrafted in our factory in Buda, Texas. Unparalleled quality and craftsmanship have made Ampersand Art Supply the leader in painting panels for over 25 years.