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DIY Baking Stencil Ideas Using Grafix Food Safe Craft Plastic

Whether you are a professional baker or a simple hobbyist, decorating your baked goods can be the finishing step that can easily make or break your pastry masterpiece. Considering this, there are some handy baking tools that you can use to help you design and decorate pastry efficiently and perfectly every time. Here is how Read the full article…

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The Versatile Nature of Dura-Lar by Artist Jane Guthridge

Grafix Dura-Lar Film Artwork by Jane Guthridge For years, I have worked with a variety of translucent, transparent, and reflective materials to explore patterns in nature, in particular light patterns. Grafix Matte Dura-Lar Film has a beautiful translucent quality. I have worked with Dura-Lar in both two and three dimensions, the nature of the film Read the full article…

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Framing Grafix Drafting Film

Framing & Presentation of My Paintings on Grafix Drafting Film By Carole Silverstein There are two methods I use to “frame” and present my paintings on Grafix Drafting Film or Matte Dura-Lar. I have been painting on Grafix Drafting Film (4 or 5 mil double sided matte) with Acrylic Inks since 1997 when I started Read the full article…

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Grafix Incredible Art Board

For those not familiar with Grafix Incredible Art Board, this board is a lightweight, sturdy, water-resistant, ½” foam core board with a hard shell-like surface on both sides. The boards (white) come in two sizes (16×24” and 24×32”) and maybe cut easily to your preferred size with a regular cutter aided by a metal ruler. Read the full article…

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Paper?.. Or Plastic? by John Faubion of Journal of the Print World

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Dura-Lar in the Classroom

by Carole Silverstein It is no secret, as written about in my 1st blog, that I am in love with Grafix Drafting Film for my own artwork – and have been painting on it with acrylic inks for 22 years now. I am also an art teacher and have been teaching over 22 years, these Read the full article…

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The Benefits of Grafix Drafting Film by Artist Carole Silverstein

  Carole Silverstein in her studio, 36″ x 48″, Acrylic Ink on Mylar I have been using Grafix Drafting Film exclusively for almost 20 years as the surface for my acrylic ink paintings. It is such a beautiful, translucent, seductive surface and I love the way it takes the washes and stains of ink. The Read the full article…

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Film and Frottage

Of the many things that can be done on film, one of the most fun is rubbings (frottage). I discovered this when trying to simulate the impression patterns I had been making with a variety of tools on paper. Obviously denting the film is not possible, so I thought perhaps reversing the process might. No Read the full article…

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What’s the difference between Grafix Matte Dura-Lar and Grafix Drafting Film?

I draw exclusively with colored pencils, and I get this question a lot. The other question people want to know why on earth, after twenty five years of drawing, have I switched from working on paper? The simple answer is that I find this surface much more challenging, satisfying and fun. And I love the Read the full article…

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On Newsstands Now!

Check out the Great Grafix Challenge in the May/June issue of Cloth Paper Scissors! It’s time to take your crafting to the next level and challenge yourself with the Great Grafix Challenge featured in Cloth Paper Scissors! In this downloadable booklet there are 10 mixed media artists that range from jewelry making to assemblage. Creating Read the full article…

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