Welcome to dickblick
The professional's choice!
Scratchbord has a smooth, absorbent kaolin clay ground that is evenly coated with India ink. Scratch easily with controlled, crisp, clean lines to create exquisitely detailed white-on-black art.
Scratchbord is acid-free and archival, and will not tear, crack, or bend. Use Scratchbord tools and accessories for best results.
Seal your finished work with spray fixative to dissolve fingerprints or smudges — then frame it without glass!
Available in 1/8" (3 mm) thick panels.
Ampersand's Museum Panels — There is a Difference!
Handling Charge — When ordering sheets of paper or board larger than 18” x 24” in quantities of less than 10, a $3.00 per order handling fee applies. Paper or boards may be assorted to reach the quantity of 10.
see also ...
™ Ampersand is a trademark.™ Scratchbord is a tradmark. ™ Archiva-seal is a trademark.
Hint — click a thumbnail to enlarge.
Hint — click a thumbnail to enlarge.
(based on 74 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Reviewed by 74 customers
Displaying reviews 1-10
Back to top
Previous | Next »
By Captain Frank
from La Conner, WA
Comments about Ampersand Scratchbords:
If you are a scratchboard artist you will discover that there is no comparison with other scratch art materials. If you have the equipment it is possible to airbrush Ampersand clayboard with india ink and get satisfactory results but usually it is not worth it. The Ampersand scratchboard has a perfect finish and any errors are easily fixed.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Was this review helpful? Yes / No
- You may also flag this review
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I never buy anything else!
from Norfolk, va
This brand produces wonderful results; clear, crisp work, and so easy to use. The selection of sizes is also a wonderful thing.
from Bolton United Kingdom
HiI am an artist and have been working in scratchboard for many years.This is the best board I have ever worked on. I do very detailed work and a portrait takes me over 100 hours so you will appreciate how fine my detail is.Thank you Linda
Images shared by Lindy
Kili from the Hobbit
Tags: Made with Product
Excellent scratchboard product
Ambersand is an excellent scratchboard product. The quality of the board produced exceedingly fine detail work for a great price. Don't buy cheap paper backed scratchboard- it doesn't scratch well. Always use Ambersand. It' s the best!
Ampersand scratchboard is the best.
from Longville, MN
This is my second review. I can't imagine using any other. Please try it.
Images shared by Tom
The quality of the board is fantastic. The best surface I have worked with. It stays clean the best and doesn't chip. Wouldn't use aNY other.
I love Aampersand Scratchbord.
I used Aampersand Scratchbord three years ago. Always are good for me.This thims I will bring to China for my students.
Best product on the market
By Judy the scratcher
from Clarkston, Wa.
I have been a scratchboard instructor for 40 years, Ampersand is the best product ever..I highly recommend it.
from Camberwell Victoria Australia
As a scratchboard artist, there is no other product that I would recommend, the Ampersand Boards are, in my view, the only boards to use.I like to invite my students to use these board, and I give each student a board to try, they always fall in love with the produce. Sadly, the Ampersand products are near impossible to get in Australia, so Blick offer excellent services, fast delivery. The only draw back is the high cost of freight, but it is worth it.
Perfect size (I got the 5x7) for small works of art, really workable surface.
Ampersand manufactures a wide variety of archival artist panels. There is a surface for every artist, every medium and every technique. Watch this video to learn which of these boards is right for you!
Ampersand Scratchbord is a professional grade scratchboard and the choice of artists looking for a rigid acid-free surface that will not tear, puncture crack, or bend. Scratchbord's surface has a smooth, absorbent kaolin clay ground that is evenly coated with India ink. You can scratch easily into this surface with controlled, crisp, clean lines to create exquisitely detailed white-on-black art.
Visit our YouTube Channel: Blick Videos to watch our full selection of videos!
Loading item data...
Please allow ADDITIONAL DELIVERY TIME for factory-shipped items.
Click here to view expected shipping dates, or call our Order Dept (800)-828-4548.
Copyright © 2015 Dick Blick Art Materials. All rights reserved.
Your cart is currently empty.
Your cart currently contains N item.
Dick Blick Art Materials®, Blick®, Blick Studio®, and Artists Pick Blick® are registered trademarks of Dick Blick Holdings Inc.
© Copyright 1999-2015 Dick Blick Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.