Founded in 1963 with one product line, DuoShade shading medium used primarily by Editorial cartoonists, Ohio Graphic Arts Systems began its journey into the commercial art material business. Slowly it expanded its product lines to include Colormatch papers, Frisket Films and several types of clear films. By 1980 continued growth in sales enabled the company to move into a larger factory and warehouse facility allowing for further product expansion as well as additional converting equipment. It was at this time many of the products that Grafix carries today were added: Masking films, Drafting Film, Metallized and Pressure Sensitive films as well as various types of Acetate films. By 1990 our name changed to Grafix and our facilities and employees had expanded to reflect growth in product lines and distribution. Most recently Grafix has expanded products to include plastic film alternatives, fine art accessories and a variety of decorative films developed for the art and craft markets. If you don't see the Grafix product that you would like to purchase, please contact us via our contact page for special orders
  • Grafix Ink Jet Film
    These quick-drying, acid-free blank transparencies can be run through inkjet printers. They are great for custom overlays, journaling, window effects, stickers and photos. Six sheets per package. Available in clear and matte.... more »
  • Incredible Art Board
    The Incredible Art Board provides a long lasting paper stretching surface for watercolor artists. It has a unique soft surface that can be taped repeatedly without tearing and is self-healing when stapled. The Incredible Art Board will not buckle, bend or warp and both sides of the board are equally usable. It’s made from a very light-weight material, so it is ideal for use in the field. The small board weighs 13 oz.; the larger size weighs 26 oz.... more »
  • Grafix Adhesive Ink Jet Film
    These quick-drying, acid-free blank transparencies with adhesive backing can be run through inkjet printers. They are great for custom overlays, journaling, window effects, stickers and photos. Six 8.5" x 11" sheets per package.... more »
  • Grafix Double Tack Mounting Film 18 x 24" NZD $10.80
    This acid-free, adhesive backed, double sided adhesive film is heat- and tear-resistant, transparent and won’t yellow over time. It bonds instantly to many surfaces including paper, fabric, wood, metal, plastic and glass. Double Tack lets you create stickers and multi-layered effects quick and easy, out of almost any craft material with no messy clean up. Great for stationery, paper crafts, creating collages, punch art and home decorating. Use to mount photos and artwork, and for a multitude of school and office projects.... more »
  • Grafix Clear-Lay Sheet .005 NZD $5.95
    25 x 40 inches
  • Acetate Pad
    A general purpose film ideally suited for overlays, color separations and layouts. Very good dimensional stability, flatness and clarity. .003 25 sheetsGrafix Acetate is now certified as 100% biodegradable. Manufactured from wood pulp, cellulose diacetate can be recycled, composted or incinerated.... more »
  • Grafix Clear-Lay Pads
    .005 Acetate film perfect for overlays, stencils and protective coverings. 25 sheets.... more »
  • Grafix Clear-Lay Rolls
    Clear-Lay is an archival film designed for overlays, stencils and protective coverings. An economical alternative to acetate, it is acid-free and contains no plasticizers. A softer film that is ideal for cutting, it also provides clarity, flatness and dimensional stabiltiy.... more »
  • Drafting Film 75mic
    Grafix Drafting Film is polyester-based with a matte translucent drawing surface on one or two sides. The film is anti-static and accepts ink or lead, erases cleanly and provides excellent dimensional stability. It is widely used in engineering, drafting and architectural applications.... more »
  • Frisket Film Low Tack Adhesive Roll NZD $52.20
    Low Tack .002 Film. Removable. Won't wrinkle, bleed or lift. Easy to cut & re-apply. No residue. Translucent backing. 24" x 4yds.... more »

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Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (North Shore): $5.50 per order *
  • Shorthaul (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island: $10.40 per order *

Prepaid Satchel is available for some smaller items that will fit into an A4 envelope. Please do not select the satchel option if your goods are breakable, easily damaged or flammable.
* Oversized items may be charged an additional amount - once you have selected the items you need proceed to checkout to see the exact costs.

Rural delivery fee $3.30

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