Ampersand ™ Aquabord ™ is a unique alternative to traditional watercolor paper. Aquabord is made using a hardboard panel and is coated with a textured clay surface that absorbs watercolors like fine paper. In fact, the acid-free panel simulates the absorbency and texture of cold pressed watercolor paper. Unlike traditional watercolor paper it will not tear, shrink or buckle even if you use a lot of water. Because it is so durable you can glaze and lift as many times as you need without damaging the surface. You can even lift colors after they are dry. Aquabord is great for watercolors and gouache as well as casein and acrylics. To present your finished piece without glass, seal your work with a spray fixative (Ampersand recommends using Krylon UV Archival varnishes).
Join us for a fun and interesting conversation with Scott
Stevenson, Sales Representative forDANIEL SMITH Manufacturing Have questions about Quinacridone pigments? Wonder where the
color Serpentine comes from? How does the color Moonglow gets its name or how does DANIEL
SMITH test pigments for lightfastness? What’s granulation? This is a great
opportunity to ask questions in a conversational and relaxed
atmosphere. The presentation will start off with the history of DANIEL
SMITH Manufacturing and the many aspects of developing DANIEL SMITH products.
You will see firsthand lab paint outs, minerals used to manufacture colors in
the PrimaTek line and more.
The finale...the exciting opportunity to sample a selection of our colors and
put paint to paper!!! This is a FREE demoTuesday April 9, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm or
2:00 pm -4:00 pm ♦Limited Seating♦ Call: 941-366-2301 to sign up now!