This museum quality panel is coated with a smooth absorbent clay ground comparable to the clay gesso grounds used during the Renaissance. Archival, light fast, and acid free, the panels are ideal for acrylics, gouache, tempera, egg tempera, pen and inks as well as for mixed media techniques, airbrush, and collage.. The surface is additive and subtractive. Remove paints to add contrast, texture, tonal value and fine details. Perfect for any artwork that requires an extremely smooth surface. Claybord is available in a 1/8" flat panel, a 3/4" cradle or with a 2" Deep Cradle.Save hours of applying and sanding gesso with perfectly hand-crafted Gessobord. The thick acrylic polymer gesso ground has been sanded to an exceptional finish you'll love. Perfect for layering, glazing, alla prima and impasto in oils, acrylics, alkyds or water-based oils. The surface is pH neutral and acid free. Now available in the 2" DEEP cradle!