Crescent is headquartered in Wheeling, Illinois, and is a private, family-owned company founded over 100 years ago by the Ozmun family, which is now in its 5th generation of leadership and commitment to the company. Crescent Cardboard Company, LLC is the recognized leader in the manufacturing and marketing of paper and board products for the custom framing and art materials markets. Focused on color, innovation, and design Crescent conducts business around the world and has operations in over 20 countries.
  • Crescent #200 Hot Press
    Crescent #200 Hot Press$12.00-$24.00Out of Stock
    The smoother surface of hot press illustration boards is designed primarily for marker, pen and ink techniques that may require sharper detail. Non-porous smoothness allows pen to flow clean, sharp and uninterrupted across the board, and it also works well as an airbrush board.
    2 items
  • Crescent #100 Cold Press
    Crescent #100 Cold Press$12.00-$24.00
    The textured surface of this cold pressed illustration board is preferred when working with a drawing medium that requires some tooth to the surface, such as charcoal, crayon or pastel. It also works well for brush applications of watercolor or gouache where smooth blending of washes is required. Constructed with a gray core and a surface that allows the medium to be applied without fast absorption.
    2 items
  • Crescent : Crescent Watercolor Board Premium
    Crescent Watercolor Board Premium$22.80-$44.40
    This premium watercolor substrate has a pure, 100% cotton rag surface mounted to a 100% acid-free, white core board. The extra heavy, double thick, .090" (3mm) board eliminates the need for stretching. Excellent for watercolor, illustration and airbrush.
    2 items
  • Crescent : Crescent Watercolor Board
    Crescent Watercolor Board$18.00-$33.60
    Crescent Watercolor Board is recommended as a surface for illustrations that will be scanned and tranferred to digital media.
    2 items
  • Crescent : Crescent International Whitecore
    Crescent International Whitecore$22.95-$46.00
    minimum order on this product is 5 assorted sheets.
    91 items

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Note: we do not deliver outside New Zealand.

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Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island and Great Barrier: $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 per order

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