Illustration and Mixed Media Boards
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Crescent No. 99 University Grade Cold Press Illustration Board
Item #: 13406
$2.74 - $8.27
Crescent No. 99 University Grade is an economically priced, cold press illustration board with a medium-textured surface. 14-ply and 0.
Blick Student Grade Illustration Board
Item #: 13414
$4.43 - $12.32
Blick Illustration Board is approximately the thickness of a piece of matboard, with a surface that accepts a variety of media. This student-grade bo...
Crescent No. 110 Cold Press Illustration Board
Item #: 13406
Heavy weight cold press textured board designed primarily for airbrush, tag art and wash applications 100% Rag, Acid-Free. Gray Core.
Crescent No. 310 Cold Press Illustration Board
Item #: 13406
$5.75 - $15.45
Medium weight and textured surface is designed primarily for wash drawings, tempera, acrylic, gouache, pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, crayon, pastels ...
Crescent No. 200 Hot Press Illustration Board
Item #: 13412
The Crescent 200 Studio Board is a professional quality illustration board that is ideal for most pen and marker applications. The heavy weight hot p...
Canson Edition Art Board
Item #: 13434
Art Boards have a highly textured surface that is great for your drawing and multi-media creations.
Bainbridge Cold Press Illustration Board
Item #: 13424
$6.82 - $25.50
Bainbridge single thick cold press illustration board. Features super white surface with a medium tooth. Excellent for all dry media, as well as gou...
Strathmore 500 Series Illustration Board
Item #: 13305
$10.76 - $19.57
Strathmore mounts their renowned 100% cotton 500 Series drawing paper sheets on both sides of a high quality, archival, lignin-free, white color board...
Crescent No. 300 Cold Press Illustration Board
Item #: 13408
$9.58 - $15.35
Crescent No. 300 Illustration Board is a professional-grade, medium-weight board with high rag content and a medium surface. Each board is 16-ply an...
Bainbridge Hot Press Illustration Board
Item #: 13424
$4.19 - $7.99
This high rag content hot press board's single thick, smooth, white surface is ideal for marker renderings and line art.
Canson Plein Air Illustration Art Board Pads
Item #: 13454
$18.77 - $36.66
Canson Plein Air Illustration Art Board Pads feature ten rigid art boards laminated to extra-white, ultra-smooth Canson illustration paper. A brillian...
RayMar Oil Paper Panels
Item #: 13529
$6.84 - $17.29
A premium archival panel with a revolutionary paper surface specially formulated for oil paints and pastels. RayMar Arches Oil Paper Panels are a wo...
Canson Black Drawing Art Board
Item #: 13432
Canson Black Drawing Boards have a dramatic finely textured surface which you will love for drawing in pencil or chalk. Also an excellent surface for...
Canson Manga Art Board
Item #: 13435
Canson Edition Art Boards have a highly textured surface that is great for your drawing and multi-media creations.
Crescent Watercolor Boards
Item #: 10005
$11.01 - $21.36
These convenient, extra-thick, stable watercolor boards eliminate the need for stretching or mounting. Intended for use with watercolors, acrylics, a...
Canson C' a Grain Art Board
Item #: 13437
Textured Art Boards - Ideal for drawing with softer media like charcoal, Conte crayons, pastels, very soft pencil grades.
Canson Montval Watercolor Art Board
Item #: 13430
The cold press surface of Canson Montval Watercolor Art Boards is also great for creating your inspirations in acrylic colors, gouache and ink washes.
Canson Mi-Teintes Board
Item #: 13011
$4.82 - $15.31
French-made Canson Mi-Teintes Art Boards feature the unique surface texture and rich, pulp-colored, highly lightfast hues that artists appreciate.
Crescent Canvas Boards
Item #: 13440
$5.06 - $13.54
These professional-grade boards have a solid, cream-colored, 100% wood cellulose core that provides a fine, smooth surface. Buffered to an alkaline p...
Canson Art Boards
Item #: 13433
$4.70 - $8.01
The cold press surface is great for creating your inspirations in acrylic colors, gouache and ink washes. Natural white.
Item #: 13145
$1.89 - $8.81
Utrecht Chipboard is designed for architectural model making. This smooth-edged chipboard is made from 100% recycled paper — 90% post-consumer content...
Drawing board & illustration board is ideal for watercolor & acrylic, airbrush and all manner of drawing media including, ink, charcoal and markers
Illustration board provides a stiff, strong surface to work on without the need for mounting. They come in various weights and finishes. Drawing board has drawing paper mounted on both sides of a heavyweight artboard. Bristol board is perfect for wet media like watercolor, acrylic and gouache, but equally suited to dry media like charcoal, graphite and pastels. Illustration board also makes a sturdy surface for collage projects or model building.
Hot press vs. cold press board:
Hot press board has a smooth surface making it excellent for producing sharp, fine lines. It is ideal for pen and ink, markers and airbrush. Mounting board has a smooth surface that is ideal for mounting with adhesives or applying transfer lettering. Cold press board has a slightly textured surface with “tooth”. This textured surface is preferred for watercolor, gouache, acrylic, tempera, charcoal, crayon, pastel and pencil.
Plate vs. vellum surface:
Plate surface has an ultra-smooth finish that is unsurpassed for detailed work with technical pen, airbrush and marker. Vellum surface has a toothy finish that is excellent for pencil, charcoal, pastel and oil pastel as well as pen, airbrush, and light washes.
Shop our wide selection of foam core and foam boards from Elmer's
Elmer's Foamboard is the perfect foam core board used for preparing posters, creating signage or displaying projects. It is a lightweight foam board that is easy to cut. Foam core is durable for mounting and offers superior performance by resisting dents while in transportation. A wide variety of sizes and styles of foamcore are available for every art project, with exceptional archival properties. These foam sheets are covered with a buffered, acid-free cotton rag paper. Choose adhesive backed, Mightycore (trademark), archival and more, all ideal for 3D, architectural and mounting projects.