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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.
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™ Ampersand is a trademark.™ Scratchbord is a tradmark. ™ Archiva-seal is a trademark.
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By Colorado Teacher
from Kim, CO
Comments about Ampersand Scratchbords:
I tried ampersand for the first time. I have had students working on scratchboard art for a couple of years but have never put out the expense for clay board. This is an amazing product. I love it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Nita Jo
from Wagoner, OK
from East coast
Packed wonderfully so that edges and corners could not be damaged in shipment!
from Shelton ct.
Excellent product. It should have been packaged better as any scratch on the board may ruin its use. They should be wrapped individually in bubble wrap. As they move in the box during shipping scratching accurs on the boards!
I use Ampersand scratchboard exclusively, wouldn't use anything else. It works exactly as I need it to and the results are fabulous. I can scratch, color, rescratch, etc. for as many times as needed. Love it!
Ampersand scratch board
from Nth Casini NSW Australia
Used for scratch art the quality is the very best.
By Captain Frank
from La Conner, WA
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.
(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.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
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
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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 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.
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