Boards

These boards are really just layers of paper or pulp that is rolled together with adhesive to make a thicker paper. Fom-Cor, also known as foam board, is a very popular for modeling and framing. Choose from brands you trust such as Crescent, Bienfang, Strathmore, Letramax & Nielsen-Bainbridge.

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  • Illustration Board

    Illustration Board

    Illustration board is perfect for watercolor, airbrush, pen and ink, pencil and any media where a hard, rigid surface is needed or desired. Cold Press is a slightly rough surface while Hot Press is a smooth surface for pen and ink or where great detail is desired. Choose from brands you trust such as Crescent, Bienfang, Strathmore, Letramax & Nielsen-Bainbridge.


  • Mounting/Modeling Board

    Mounting/Modeling Board

    Mount board is traditional used for dry mounting of artwork for framing but many of these boards are used for signage or model making. Chipboard is used by architects for building models. Coroplast, also known as Plasticor, is a corrugated plastic used for outdoor signs. Project display boards are used by students for science fairs, etc. Black mount board by Letramax & Crescent is used by photographers or is also used by illustrators who prefer a black surface.


  • Canson Art Boards

    Canson Art Boards

    Canson Art Boards offer artists a range of quality Canson papers mounted on white, archival conservation board. Enjoy all the benefits of a stiff, strong working surface and artwork that is ready for framing.


  • Foam Board

    Foam Board

    Foam Board, also known as Fom-Cor, is an industry standard board made from dense foam that is wrapped with smooth paper on both sides. Available in sizes from 9x12 to 48x96, it is used by Architects, Framers and Sign Shops. Choose from white, black or white core with a colored paper surface. Hyatt's carries Foam Boards from Crescent, Bienfang, Elmer's & Nielsen Bainbridge.


  • Decorative Matboards

    Decorative Matboards

    Crescent Decorative Matboards, with a light cream core, feature decorative facing papers in an unrivaled range of colors and textures. All components are buffered and acid free. Use for decorative framing, general-presentations, open end reproductions, posters and decorative art. Crescent rated GOOD quality, for non-conservation framing. Available in 32x40 in all colors, a few colors are available in 40x60. Minimum order to ship 10 sheets same size assorted colors.

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  • Black Core Matboards

    Black Core Matboards

    Black Core Matboards by Crescent add contrast and drama to non-conservation framing. Featuring decorative facing papers in a wide assortment of colors, solid black core and exclusive non-scuff black backing paper. All components are buffered, acid-free. Use for decorative draming, general-presentations, open end reproductions, posters and decorative art. Crescent rated GOOD quality, for non-conservation framing. Available in 32x40 in all colors, a few colors are available in 40x60. Minimum order to ship 10 sheets of the same size, assorted colors.

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  • BriteCore Matboards

    BriteCore Matboards

    BriteCores series of matboards by Crescent are conservation grade boards with buffered acid-free and lignin-free cores and surface papers. Crescent rated BETTER quality for conservation framing. Available in a range of vivid colors. 32x40 size. Minimum order to ship is 10 sheets of the same size, assorted colors.


  • Silki Mat Boards

    Silki Mat Boards

    These Crescent matboards have a beautiful simulated fabric, with a light cream core and backing. All components are all buffered, acid-free. Use for all decorative framing, general-presentations, open end reproductions, posters and decorative art. Crescent rate GOOD quality, for non-conservation framing. 32x40 size. Minimum order to ship is 10 sheets of the same size, assorted colors.

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  • Marble Mat Boards

    Marble Mat Boards

    These Crescent matboards have a beautiful marble pattern printed onto the acid free paper surface. Center core is wood fiber that has been deacidified to a neutral pH. 32x40 size. Minimum order to ship 10 sheets same size assorted colors.

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  • Linen/Flannel Mat Boards

    Linen/Flannel Mat Boards

    These Crescent matboards have a beautiful flannel design printed onto the acid free paper surface or a linen texture pressed into the surface. Center core is wood fiber that has been deacidified to a neutral pH. 32x40 size. Minimum order to ship 10 sheets same size assorted colors.


  • Pebble Mat Boards

    Pebble Mat Boards

    These Crescent matboards have a pebbled surface texture pressed into the acid free paper surface. Center core is wood fiber that has been deacidified to a neutral pH. Double sided for added versatility. 32x40 size. Minimum order to ship 10 sheets same size assorted colors.

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  • RagMat Museum Matboard

    RagMat Museum Matboard

    When only the best will do, choose Crescent RagMat Museum matboard. Constructed of 100% cotton and solid color throughout the surface paper, core and backing, RagMat Museum matboard is naturally acid-free and lignin-free. Your valuable artwork deserves Crescent's BEST quality matboard, for unparalleled art protection. 32x40 size. Minimum order to ship is 10 sheets of the same size, assorted colors.


  • RagMat Boards

    RagMat Boards

    Crescent RagMat matboard features a bright white 100% cotton core and backing, topped with acid-free and lignin-free conservation grade surface papers that are deeply pigmented, fade and bleed resistant. Trust your valuable art to time-tested cotton. Crescent rated BEST quality. 32x40 size. Minimum order to ship is 10 sheets of the same size in assorted colors.

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  • Moorman Mat Boards

    Moorman Mat Boards

    Crescent Moorman Fabric Matboard offers unparalleled quality, color, texture and style for sophisticated, refined matting. Rich textures complement both traditional and contemporary decor. Chose from luxurious surface finishes such as leather, suede, and linen. Crescent rate BETTER quality. Minimum order to ship is 10 sheets of the same size of assorted colors.

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  • Display/Mill Blanks

    Display/Mill Blanks

    Cut to a standard size of 22x28, these Mill Blanks & Display Boards are also known as Railroad Board or Poster Board. Choose from 4 ply or 6 ply in your choice of colors. Most contain recycled fibre content.


  • Bristol Board

    Bristol Board

    When paper manufacturers in England needed to make a thicker board, they would ship their paper "plys" to Bristol to be joined together to make what is now known as Bristol Board. Generally 23x29, Bristol board come in various thicknesses or ply ratings and in smooth plate finish or a slightly rougher vellum finish. More expensive Strathmore 500 Series Bristol Board is made from 100% Cotton Rag for maximum whiteness, archival quality and best performance. Paris Paper For Pens performs like the more expensive rag boards but at a lower price.


  • Coquille Board and Paper

    Coquille Board and Paper

    Coquille boards and papers have a uniform, pebbled surface that allows artists to replicate a half-tone for cartooning & drawing effects. Choose from Coarse Stipple Coquille Board and Fine Stipple Coquille Paper. Popular among Tattoo Artists.


  • Scratch Board

    Scratch Board

    Scratchboard is a great product for all artists. By starting with an all black surface and creating white areas, it helps train the artists' mind to think about positive and negative space. The finest scratch board is made by Claybord. Their rigid board can take the finest detail and yet mistakes can be easily fixed with Higgins India Ink and then rescratched. Choose from such well known brands as Claybord, EssDee and Scratch Art.



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