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Crescent Art Boards feature a variety of enhancements that make them the ideal substrate for mixed media, markers, collage, or painting.
Crescent Art Boards feature a smoother surface than lesser-quality boards, for improved pen and marker performance. A whiter core eliminates distortion of the surface papers, so that the board surfaces are brighter and whiter, with less show-through and blotches. The backing papers are professional quality, unlike lesser brands.
Rigid enough for quick, gestural paint sketches, yet economical enough to use in the classroom for warm-ups and compositional planning, Crescent Canvas Boards feature a toothy surface that holds paint well. Their solid cream core provides a consistent surface. The medium weight boards provide a sturdy, durable substrate, and the heavyweight boards are triple-thick to provide extra strength for rigorous painting techniques.
Ideal for found, recycled or repurposed objects, as well as markers, inks, acrylics and paper layering, Crescent Collage Boards are the ideal surface for collage. The medium-weight, hot press art boards feature a smoother, whiter core for an extra-smooth surface.
Dry Mixed Media Boards
Ideal for colored pencils, pastels, charcoal, and graphite, these medium-weight art boards are sturdier and more durable than paper. Their tough, cold press surface features a soft, gritty tooth that holds dry pigments and stands up to applications of multiple mediums and layers. A smoother, whiter core lends a consistent surface, and buffering to an alkaline pH slows the aging process.
Ideal for spray paint and oil-based, alcohol-based, or pigmented markers, these strong, triple-thick marker boards stand up to rigorous layering techniques. Buffered to an alkaline pH to slow the aging process, they feature a tough, hot press surface with an ultra smooth finish for silky smooth marker applications.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
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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sturdy, flexible board, smooth surface, minimal absorption
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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hi i love crescent board so much makes my arts realistic
i always painting with acrylic paints on crescent board it is great
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I should say I use it to paint on, so may not be relevant for people using it for markers. I had a sample of it that worked beautifully with Gouache paint, somehow the non-sample version I bought feels a little different. But still, it's a nice surface, and makes a nice presentation if you want to sell your work or have a project that needs to impress.
Sturdy enough for collage!
By Pug girl
from Carpinteria, Ca.
I am using these boards for collage for which they work well.
An Artist's Opinion
By Klein Family
Sketch drawings and paintings, 3d dioramassmooth surface
from West Springfield, MA
I used the hot press board for illustration work with airbrush. Excellent surface to paint. Excellent price too for the boards.
very helpfull thank you
By eileen the artist
from n.ft. myers fl
mounting for original mixed media drawings
Large Card .
Good ; Thick card .
Crescent's most recent addition to their art board line include Mixed Media, Collage, Canvas and Marker boards. All boards are acid free, rigid and extremely durable. They are an excellent choice for all media and will stand up to a wide variety of applications and techniques.
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