Your shopping cart is empty.
I paint on several different types of surfaces, depending on which medium I use. These materials are used for my original paintings. Following is an explanation for each one:
The substrates I use for my original archival ink paintings, gouache and watercolors are created on professional grade, museum quality, acid-free, 100% rag illustration board. The multimedia artboards I sometimes use are laboratory-tested and rated archival quality with a neutral pH factor of 6.5.
On occasion, I will use an Aquabord for my watercolor and gouache paintings, which is an acid-free, textured clay surface that absorbs watercolors like a fine paper. This type of board retains its purity and vibrancy. It needs no stretching and will not tear, shrink or buckle. Unlike paper, Aquabord can be sealed and displayed without glass, which keeps colors true to life. It is also made in the USA.
WaterMedia Panels are the perfect surface for mounting my alcohol ink paintings. I use high-quality birch panels that are triple-coated with an acid-free, archival acrylic formula. I may use a traditional profile 7/8" painting panel or a gallery profile 1-5/8" panel for mounting.
The smooth canvas panels are professional-grade, 100% archival art panels with a gray melamine backing which creates a moisture barrier that resists warping and deterioration over time. These ultra-smooth panels are primed with three coats of acid-free, 100% acrylic titanium gesso.
The gessoed wood painting panels are made from quality 1/8" birch, primed with two coats of acid-free, acrylic gesso, cradled with a solid wood frame with smooth, sanded edges, these panels won't flex, stretch or warp. When your artwork is complete, simply hang it flush to the wall using only a single nail or screw - no frame required, made in the USA.
Some work I may mount on Brazilian white pine stretcher bars, 1" deep. I prefer to mount my illustration board this way and finish the back and sides with acrylic paint. I then add an acrylic satin or matte varnish to the back and sides. The front of the painting is finished with 3 layers of Liquitex Professional satin varnish (the satin finish has a slight sheen to it). The satin varnish is water-based and provides a durable, permanent film. It contains UV protection and is non-yellowing. The mounted painting can be hung without glass or a frame if desired.
This presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this business has provided a returns & exchanges policy for all art purchases.
Here is a link to a full description on how my business handles returns: https://deevanhouten.artstorefronts.com/faq
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this Art Seller has published information about the archival materials used to create their products in an effort to provide transparency to buyers.
Here is a link to a full description of the art mediums (archival information) and substrates I use in my original paintings and explanations about my materials I use when mounting an artwork: MEDIUMS: https://deevanhouten.artstorefronts.com/art-mediums SUBSTRATES: https://deevanhouten.artstorefronts.com/substrates
This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.
Click on any Image to continue
The above preview shows how to use the live preview on this website. The image displayed is just an example, and is not available for sale.
This means that you can use the camera on your phone or tablet and superimpose any piece of art onto a wall inside of your home or business. To use this feature just look for the "Live Preview AR" button when viewing any piece of art on this website!
Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.
Stay connected with new artworks and promotions.
Coupon will be emailed to you immediately.