Art Alternatives Classic Wood Panel, Gallery, 1.5" Profile, 8" x 8". Wood panels are a portable, durable alternative to canvas. Use this panel for painting, encaustics, mixed media projects, crafts and more! Wood panels resist flexing or warping, making them great for painting, especially thick, heavy applications and palette knife work, as well as encaustic, mixed media and craft use as a shadow box, frame or tray. The surface is smooth for detailed work and mounting, while the cradle allows you to hang your finished work with no need for frame!