The Primed Smooth cradled panels have a semi-absorbent acid-free ground that is excellent for painting in oils, acrylics, water-media and also for drawing. Consisting of top quality 1/8" MDF, these panels are coated with an acrylic gesso primer and fully supported with solid pine wood cradle support frames. This panel is completely primed on the surface and on the sides of the cradle—great if you want to wrap your images over the edge without the extra prep work. The Primed Smooth panel is ideal for all painting styles especially highly detailed paintings and drawings. Ampersand quality, affordably priced and ready to use.
Available in two standard cradled profiles, 7/8" and 1.5", both are simple to hang or frame. For tips on how to hang these panels, consult this article on hanging and framing. Ultra-stable, these wood panels will not give, bend or flex and like all Ampersand’s panels, they are made with quality materials that have been tested not only for durability, but also for performance with artists’ paints.
The Artist Panel Primed Smooth is also available in a 1/8” flat version, made with Ampersand quality hardboard that is sealed with super smooth acid-free acrylic gesso. It’s perfectly suited for all painting mediums and for mounting papers, giclees and canvas. Use with standard framing or also frameless clips.
- Smooth finish option for oil and acrylic painters
- Sides of cradles are primed for wrapping artwork around the edge for a finished presentation.
- Great for pencil, collage, ink and more!
- Superb for mounting photos or canvas.