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Friday, September 7, 2012

Fall Sale happening now: Claybord, Gessobord, Encausticbord and Artist Panel

The Fall Sale is on, so what does this mean for you?  And how can you get in on the action?

Well, a few times a year, Ampersand has a sale on a few of the products, which means that the Ampersand retailers can sell them 20%-50% off to you, the artist.  Not all the products go on sale each time, so you have to watch carefully for when your favorite panels are in the sales.  During each sale, the website, the blog and our social media outlets mention the products and places where you can purchase them easily.  

This September, Claybord™, Gessobord, Hardbord Encausticbord and the Artist Panel are all on sale.  For a quick reminder on all the pros of each panel, check the list below and notice the new products:  Artist Panel Primed Smooth and Artist Panel Unprimed Basswood as well as 1.5" profiles for Claybord and Gessobord.   

Claybord
Patti's New Bowl, colored pencil on Gessobord by Kendra Ferreira
•  Superior performance with mixed media
•  Ultra-smooth, highly absorbent finish
•  Ideal for inks, acrylics, pencil and gouache

Gessobord
•  Ideal for oils and acrylics
•  Consistently even, bright white finish
•  Perfect level of absorbency for paints

Hardbord
•  Build up your own painting surfaces
•  Accepts all types of gesso grounds
•  Eco-friendly, high-density Aspen fiber core

Encausticbord
•  Ready-to-use encaustic gesso surface
•  Use with encaustic, collage, inks and mixed media
•  Absorbent and heat resistant

Tree of Life by Andrea Pramuk, on Artist Panel
The Artist Panel Canvas Texture
•  Ready to use with oils and acrylics
•  Achieve better and truer color
•  Medium canvas texture for optimum paint control

New!  The Artist Panel Primed Smooth
•  Fully primed top and sides
•  Super smooth acrylic gesso finish
•  Ideal for oils, acrylics and pencil

New! The Artist Panel Unprimed Basswood
•  Good with all painting grounds
•  Smooth uniform basswood finish
•  Free of knots, seams and raised fibers

New! Ampersand 1.5” Cradle Profiles
•  Fit into floater frames (1.5” total depth)
•  Paint, wax or stain the sides
•  Choose from Claybord™ or Gessobord™

To find a retailer in the sale near you:  Fall Sale Dealers


All things Ampersand, 
Karyn Meyer-Berthel 
Artist & Social Media Specialist 
Ampersand Art Supply 

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