Ampersand - Claybord - Deep Cradled - 2in Profile - 16x20 - This museum quality Claybord Panel is coated with a smooth absorbent clay ground comparable to the clay gesso grounds used during the Renaissance. Archival, lightfast, and acid free, the Claybord panels are ideal for acrylics, gouache, tempera, egg tempera, pen and inks as well as for mixed media techniques, airbrush, and collage. The surface of the Claybord Panel is additive and subtractive. Remove paints to add contrast, texture, tonal value and fine details. Perfect for any artwork that requires an extremely smooth surface.
This Claybord Panel comes with innovative and elegant cradles that provide extra support and presentation all in one. The panel features deep 2in birch plywood strips that are attached flush with the back edge of each panel.The plywood sides can be stained, painted, gessoed, waxed or left unfinished to customize and enhance your work. This cradled panel can also either be used to paint on directly or as supports on which to mount watercolor papers, photographs, fabrics and prints.