Claybord/Gessobord/Hardbord

Claybord/Gessobord/Hardbord

Claybord, Gessobord and Claybord Textured panels by Ampersand give artists an alternative to stretched canvas for artists preferring a rigid panel for drawings and paintings. Claybord Black is the ultimate scratchboard allowing infinite detail as well as the ability to correct mistakes with Higgins India ink. These panels are very durable and allow multiple erasures without affecting the drawing or painting surface. Cradled boards add a 3/4" or 2" frame of birch plywood for depth and extra rigidity.

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  • Claybord and Accessories

    Claybord and Accessories

    Claybord combines the durability of a hardbord panel with a smooth neutral pH surface. Hardbord is a museum quality panel that is archival, lightfast and acid-free. Hyatt's carries a variety of sizes in claybord and hardbord as well as various tools.


  • Scratchbord

    Scratchbord

    With Scratchbord you can create white on black drawings or add color to bring new life to your art. An even layer of India Ink is applied to Original Claybord with no wrinkling.


  • Gessobord

    Gessobord

    Acrylic primed Gessoboard is mounted on a 3/4 inch birch plywood cradle.


  • Aquabord

    Aquabord

    Aquabord is a textured, 1/8" hardbord panel that is coated with a soft absorbant kaolin clay. This is ideal for watercolor.


  • Hardbord

    Hardbord

    Hardboard is an expensive alternative to canvas panels. It is prepared without the traditional oil tempering process. Available in different sizes and thicknesses, it provides strength and permanence.


  • Ampersand Artist Panels

    Ampersand Artist Panels

    Ampersand's Artist Panels have an acrylic gessoed surface on MDF panels for oil and acyrlic painting. The 3/8" Flat Profile has hanging slots on the back, centered for either portrait or landscape formats.



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