Videos, Tips & techniques

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Watch this fun and easy tutorial by Karen Vernon and make a sunflower on Aquabord.

Watch this fun and easy tutorial by Karen Vernon and make a flower bouquet on Aquabord.

RISD Adjunct Professor Clara Lieu and Art Prof Guest Teaching Artist Song Kang demonstrate and explain all of the art supplies and drawing techniques you need to create a detailed scratchboard drawing from beginning to end.

How to quickly apply a graduated background using PanPastel Colors on Encausticbord. The perfect base for mixed media or pastel painting.

An informational video showcasing the features and benefits of the Ampersand Birch Wood Panel featuring a fun collage project.

Gessobord demo

An educational and entertaining exploration of Ampersand Gessobord by mixed media artist and author, Brigitte Waldschmidt. (English subtitles)

Collage on Gessobord

A fun, stop-motion video of collage on Ampersand Gessobord.

Contemporary acrylic artist, Nancy Reyner, works with gold leaf and acrylics on Ampersand Hardbord. This video is a complete instructional tutorial on gold leaf, its properties, and how to apply it to use as a painting surface. Nancy's exceptional instruction make this video a pleasure to watch and intriguing for even a beginning artist.