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Scratchbord

"The combination of the smooth clay surface and India ink make it my medium of choice for creating detailed drawings that seem to jump right off of the page." - Lisa Goesling
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Scratchbord

"The combination of the smooth clay surface and India ink make it my medium of choice for creating detailed drawings that seem to jump right off of the page." - Lisa Goesling

Selected:

  • 1/8" flat
  • 8x8
  • CBB088
Profile includes panel and cradle.
Museum Series Scratchbord is made from our premium warp-resistant 1/8" profile FSC-certified Hardbord™ that is sealed and protected with our proprietary Archiva-Seal™ and coated with an ultra-smooth, highly absorbent, acid-free kaolin clay ground with India ink. Scratchbord is easier to scratch into for clean, crisp details and lines and unlike paper scratch boards it will not rip, tear, bend, or wrinkle.
Scratchbord info & inspiration

Scratchbord features

Top Choice of Professional Scratchboard Artists

Acid-free, archival, and easier to scratch into for clean, crisp, details, and lines.

Add Beautiful Color With Inks

Add vibrant color and repair unwanted marks with Ampersand Scratchbord/Claybord Inks. These transparent, lightfast inks are tested to work perfectly with Scratchbord and Claybord. The Black Repair ink allows artists to cover unwanted lines in their artwork.

Frame Without Glass

Seal finished Scratchbord with a spray fixative and display without glass.

Eco-Friendly and Artist Safe

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 and are also free from formaldehyde or harmful VOCs (volatile organic compounds), unlike other hardboards and MDF boards.

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.

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