Colourfix™ Optimum Board Original (Medium) Texture

Art Spectrum®  Colourfix™ Optimum Board…. 

A plein air premium board with a secret….

Art Spectrum® Colourfix™ Optimum Board is a high density archival and acid free foamcore board, hand screen printed with Art Spectrum® Colourfix™ Primer..

The secret that separates this board from all others is a super thin layer of Aluminum within the board that prevents warping and helps provide this substrate’s lightweight and sturdy characteristics.

Colourfix™ Optimum Board has a robust toothy surface that will hold layers of pastel without the need for fixative, allowing the velvet bloom and vibrant colour of pastel to be preserved.

The new Art Spectrum® Colourfix™ Optimum Board comes in 6 lightfast colours all with the Original Colourfix™ tooth. It is a superb substrate for pastels, oil colours, acrylics, inks, oil pastels, gouache, watercolours, and dry media such as charcoal and pencils.

Colourfix™ Optimum Board is available in 16 x 20” and ready to be framed without the need for a backing board.

What else you should know about this board:
The substrate board is acid free containing no lignin’s.
The glue used in this product is also acid free.
Aluminum thickness: 6.3μm

Colours available:

  • White
  • Soft Umber
  • Terracotta
  • Rose Grey
  • Blue Haze
  • Deep Black

Also available Rainbow Pack which includes one box of each colour (Product Code: PBR6)

Each Colourfix™ Optimum Board is individually wrapped in a re-sealable archival storage bag.


Description Colour Code





Soft Umber








Rose Grey




Blue Haze




Deep Black