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Made with Ampersand's own True Artist Hardbord substrate, Gessobord is perfect for all studio and plein air painting applications. Its fine tooth finish is delicate enough for glazing, fluid brush strokes, and tight detail, yet tough enough to hold up to the most rigorous palette knife painting, collage, and masking techniques.
This premium archival surface is ready to use — no priming or prepping is required! Pre-primed with a professional-quality, acid-free Titanium White acrylic gesso ground for enhanced clarity of color, Gessobord is an ideal surface for traditional and water-based oils, alkyds, acrylics, collage, and mixed media.
Flat panels can be framed or mounted. Cradled panels can be hung on a wall with no additional framing. The edges are sanded, so you can apply your favorite ground to create an extra dimensional painting.
Made from sustainable forest products that ensure the protection of wildlife, plants, soil, and water, Gessobord is formaldehyde-free and contains no harmful volatile organic compounds.
Gessobord is made in the USA.
Bonus Value 3-Pack
A Blick exclusive! This value pack with bonus includes three 6" × 6" Ampersand Panels (one each of Claybord, Gessobord, and Encausticbord) plus a FREE Holbein Heavy Body Acrylic Sampler (sample-size tubes of Pyrrole Red, Imidazolone Lemon, and Phthalo Blue).
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I studied in Florence and I only use these boards
Comments about Ampersand Gessobords:
Its the best ever surface to paint on and has a very proffessional apprearance when i hand over my commissioned portraits. i use 16x20 and its perfect!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Sacramento, CA
This is a nice solid panel that holds up well to the rigors of oil paint and comes in a whole assortment of sizes.
from San Antonio, TX
Ampersands gesso boards go all the way to the edge with a clean cut, which is better production in quality in the same product of Jack Richardson hardboard's.
from Clinton, WA
I often paint on hard panels and wanted to give Gessoboard a try. Very nice surface to work on. Just enough texture to grab the paint. Will purchase again.
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I love the Ampersand Gessobord
from Mansfield Ohio
I learned to use this Gessobord after an online course with Dreama Tolle Perry. I love it's smoothness, the ability to move paint around on it and to wipe out mistakes with a Kemper Tool. It dries quickly and its brilliance enhances the painting.
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from Copake Falls NY
I am an artist who uses this product in my compositions in mixed media. It has never failed me. I mount my found objects using the gessoboards as background. It is a terrific product manufactured bt Ampersand
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Legacy of the Red Apple
Very versatile product
I use it for acrylic pours.
great panels but shipping can be better
Majority of the panels came in perfect conditions, but some were damaged especially the larger ones. More protection of the panels during shipping / handling would be nice..
These are great for daily painting.
from Chicago IL
I buy these in the 8 x 8 size and they are the perfect surface for a daily oil still life.
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Daily still life
I am currently taking two online painting courses, and the teacher recommends and uses these board to paint on. Since I am inexperienced, I do not have anything in memory to compare them to, but I love painting on them. Some things I like about them: They come in small sizes and large sizes. I like the small sizes because I can save money on paints while I learn and yet if I want to paint a larger version, that is available. I like the hardness or firmness of the boards I've used because it adds to my confidence. I love how the paint glides over the boards and lays down just right.
Gessobord is Ampersand's surface for oil and acrylic painting. These premium painting surfaces are made with a unique archival seal technology that provides a barrier between the wood substrate and the painting surface. A professional artist grade of acrylic gesso is then applied so the boards are ready to use -- no preparation is necessary.
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!
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