Natural Fiber Art Panel has an ultra-smooth surface with no wood grain.
made using a process that combines pure wood from Douglas Fir trees
with urethane binders, producing a painting panel that is double
refined with no oils, resins or formaldehyde. The Natural Fiber Art Panel is
3/8" thick and formaldehyde
Natural Fiber Art Panel is NOT tempered masonite or tempered
Natural Fiber wood artist panel is un-tempered and
perfect for all painting mediums including encaustic, traditional egg tempera,
oil paints, acrylic paints, gouache, air-brush, and more.
natural fiber panel has a surface with just the right absorbency so
that the first coat of gesso will penetrate slightly.
This insures a good mechanical bond and a solid ground for the next
coat of gesso. The gesso penetrating beyond the panel surface
creates a reliable foundation for future layers of paint to bond
with and stay adhered to. This is un like tempered masonite and
tempered hardboard which has a brittle less absorbent hard surface.
is also excellent for wood cuts.
It's lack of wood grain allows it to be carved freely. Unlike
solid wood, it can be easily cut in either direction with minimal
resistance. And can be printed in a letterpress by placing the
proper thickness board
under the panel as a shim.