Rives BFK is made with 100% cotton and has 4 deckled edges (2 natural deckles and 2 simulated, torn at the final stage of the printmaking process). Rives BFK is mouldmade in France and is ideal for printmaking. Its smooth surface and soft feel with a light sizing allows to display every detail beautifully. Rives BFK has a smooth, absorbent surface and with it being made from 100% cotton it gives it a soft feel. Rives is perfect for many art techniques: lithography, silkscreen, letterpress, intaglio, pastel & charcoal and other techniques. This paper has been around since the beginning of the 19th century. This paper was named after the owners of the Rives Mill in France from their initials: Blanchet Frères & Kiebler (BFK).
Rives Heavyweight and Lightweight is mouldmade in Europe with 100% cotton. These papers like the BFK are designed to have a wide range of fine art printmaking techniques. It is internally sized and has minimal surface sizing. Rives is perfect for intaglio, engraving, litho, calligraphy, letterpress, etching, relief printing, silkscreen, pen and ink, and all block printing. It is a very versatile paper. Rives comes with a unique trait for its edges. The 26" x 19" version has 2 natural deckled edges and one tear on the 19" side and one cut edge on the 26" side. the 26" x 40" is grain long with 2 natural deckles, but has 2 tear deckles along the short side (26").
Hahnemuhle Ingres Antique, 19" x 25" 100 gsm in 12 colors. Hahnemuhle Ingres Antique also comes in White, 31" x 41" 150gsm and is mould-made in Germany and has 4 deckled edges with a neutral pH. This paper is made of 100% Alpha Cellulose and has a toothed finished with an even-laid formation.The Hahnemühle mould-made Ingres papers, named after the famous French painter Jean Auguste Dominique Inges (1780-1867) are produced on a cylinder mould with deckled edges. Due to its fine-ribbed and toothed surface, this paper features a modest look. Ingres is perfectly suited for the dry drawing and painting techniques, such as pencil, chalks, pastel and red chalk. You may also used Hahnemuhle Ingres Antique paper in many printing techniques. The individual sheets are deckle-edged on all four sides and available in 12 colors in the 19" x 25" 100 gsm but comes in 31" x 41" 150 gsm in White. They are not only well suited for drawing and painting but also for different printing techniques or the use as exclusive envelope or cover material.
Hahnemuhle Ingres Antique, 19" x 25" 100 gsm in 12 colors. Hahnemuhle Ingres Antique also comes in White, 31" x 41" 150gsm and is mould-made in Germany and has 4 deckled edges with a neutral pH. This paper is made of 100% Alpha Cellulose and has a toothed finished with an even-laid formation.
The Hahnemühle mould-made Ingres papers, named after the famous French painter Jean Auguste Dominique Inges (1780-1867) are produced on a cylinder mould with deckled edges. Due to its fine-ribbed and toothed surface, this paper features a modest look. Ingres is perfectly suited for the dry drawing and painting techniques, such as pencil, chalks, pastel and red chalk. You may also used Hahnemuhle Ingres Antique paper in many printing techniques.
The individual sheets are deckle-edged on all four sides and available in 12 colors in the 19" x 25" 100 gsm but comes in 31" x 41" 150 gsm in White. They are not only well suited for drawing and painting but also for different printing techniques or the use as exclusive envelope or cover material.
Hahnemuhle Bugra, 33" x 41", 130 gsm
is a type of paper that is mouldmade. It
is made in Germany by Hahnemuhle, with two genuine deckle and two straight edges, with 100% alpha cellulose, duo-surface paper.
One side of Bugra has laid lines with a tooth like texture and the other side is smooth.
It is acid free and age resistant, archival quality.
Bugra can be used for many different art
projects. It has a wide variety of artistic possibilities any artist would enjoy
working with this type of paper: dry painting and drawing, several printing
techniques, pastels, charcoal, graphite, and other drawing techniques. Bugra Fine Art Paper comes in 22 different colors.Hahnemuhle Bugra paper can also be used in book arts, inkjet, woodcut, monoprint,
covers, cards, rubbing stamping laser, letterpress, graphic design, multimedia
and other art projects.
Hahnemuhle Copperplate, comes in 2 sizes 22" x 30" and 31" x 47" both with weights of 300 gsm. Copperplate is mould-made from Germany with 100% high alpha cellulose. It is neutral pH, chlorine/acid free with 4 natural deckled edges and medium textured surface. Copperplate has no surface sizing at all with very little internal sizing. This technique gives the paper a soft handle with fantastic absorbing qualities allowing it to need less soaking in preparation for printing.You definitely do not need to soak this paper overnight, just simply misting or dampening with a wet blotter will suffice. This paper has the ability to take deep embossings without cracking around the plate edges and still dry flat after printing. Hahnemuhle Copperplate has a watermark of their encircled Rooster. This paper is ideal for all types of printmaking techniques. Copperplate is a less expensive mouldmade paper without compromisiing its deluxe appeal and performance on the press.You can use this paper for all types of art techniques: hand litho, intaglio, letterpress, offset, pastel & charcoal, silkscreen, stationery, etching, invitations, embossing and many other art projects. Hahnemuhle Copperplate 22" x 30" 300 gsm comes in three colors: Bright White #721, Extra Bright White #745 and Warm White #718.Hahnemuhle Copperplate 31" x 47" 300 gsm comes in two colors: Bright White #722 and Warm White #719.
Hahnemuhle Gutenberg Paper 31" X 41" comes in three weights 100 gsm, 130 gsm and 180 gsm. Gutenberg is a mould made German fine art paper with four deckled edges. It is an antique laid paper, excellent for pastels, letterpress, drawing, bookarts and conservation work. The paper is cream colored with small light and dark speckles. The laid side is textured, with the opposite side somewhat smoother.
Fabriano Unica 22 x 30 250 gsm is a versatile paper that can be used by all printmaking techniques as well as drawing and water media. It is made of 50% cotton and is acid free. Fabriano Unica paper is produced with hydro-energy and is an ideal paper for all projects. Unica has been tested to its limits in printing engraving and other printmaking techniques. Fabriano Unica is moderately priced for the art student, or the aspiring artist. It comes in two colors (ivory and white).The quality and value of Italian made paper is epitomized in Fabriano Unica.
Arches 88 22" x 30" 300 gsm 140 lbs is mouldmade in France with 100% cotton and has four deckled edges. This paper was originally developed for silkscreening art process. However, as the years have gone by it has transitioned to being used for many printmaking processes. This paper is resilient for printmaking and due to this is why it is an excellent choice for silkscreen. Keep in mind this paper is unsized. You can use this paper for litho, silkscreen, etching, pencil and other art projects.
Hahnemuhle Durer Etching 22" x 30" comes in 250 gsm and 300 gsm made from 100% cotton rag with watermarks. Durer Etching has deckled edges. It is genuine mould-made printmaking paper suitable for an extensive range of printing techniques. Durer Etching new paper has a soft, cold pressed textured which is smooth but robust for soaking and stretching. This paper is suitable for any form of printmaking techniques: etching, engraving, mezzotint, drypoint, collograph and all types of intaglio, relief and lithographic printing or silk screen and serigraphic printing. Durer Etching is internally sized and displays the consistent quality of a machine made paper. Each piece has the watermark of the Rooster and Hahnemuhle. This paper has the individual character of a hand made paper as it is made by Hahnemuhle in Germany on a mould-made paper making machine.
Tengucho 25 x 38, 10 gsm White is the thinnest paper made in Japan. This paper is primarily produced for conservation and restoration of documents. Tengucho paper can also be used for book covering. This paper is acid-free and machine made of pure kozo pulp with cut edges
Hahnemuhle 1584 Cotton 22" x 30", 300 gsm is ideal for woodcut and silkscreen printing processes. This paper is made from 100% pure cotton and is unsized and consequently extremely absorbent. 1584 has a satin-finish making for a smooth surface. It is firm and hard-wearing while the cotton fibers provide flexibility and it has 4 deckled edges with the Hahnemulhe watermark.
Masa 21" x 31", 86 gsm (often referred to as affordable Hosho). Masa paper is a type of machine-made Japanese art paper made of sulphite pulp and is acid free. The texture of this paper has a soft feel on one side and a smooth feel on the other. This paper is perfect for student grade projects and has internal sizing and should be slightly dampened prior to printing.
Masa paper is soft and white, has internal and surface sizing. Masa can be used for a wide range of art techniques, including sumi painting, watercolor, and printmaking. One side is smoother and shinier than the other. Sometimes masa paper is called rice paper, however it is made from sulphite pulp.
A popular technique with watercolor painters is to crumple up a sheet of masa paper, put it into a container of clean water for thirty seconds or so, straighten it out, and then drop some paint onto it while it's still wet. The Masa paper becomes a textured, and wrinkled paper, with random colors of the paint you dropped on it.You can then flatten the sheet out, and leave it to dry. Be sure to mark which is the shiny side before you crumple the paper, so you can use the shiny side to flatten the sheet out.Uses, art techniques, sumi painting, watercolor, and various types of printmaking,
Lenox 100 paper is 250 gsm has a smooth white surface and works great for silkscreening, litho, etching and embossing. Its medium textured surface makes it ideal for pencil, graphite, and charcoal drawing techniques. Lenox 100 is machine made with no deckled edges or a watermark.Lenox 100 has an off white shade with a medium textured surface gives it a great piece of paper to work with for a reasonable price. Lenox 100 paper was developed in the 1970's specifically for the fine art community. Lenox 100 is a great paper to work with for many different art applications. It is made in the USA, neutral pH, acid free and has a subtle texture.
Fabriano Murillo, Full Sheet Size 27" x 39", In addition Acuity offers half sheet Murillo 27" x 19" - Fabriano Murillo 360 gsm is a hefty card stock with neutral pH and acid free. The paper has a wove surface with trimmed edges and comes in many vibrant and popular colors. Fabriano Murillo is a hefty card stock paper with trimmed edges and comes in many vibrant colors. This paper is both internally and externally sized with the heavy weight special texture it is well suited for printmaking. Many artist use it for Gouache.Mouldmade in Italy of 15% cotton, 85% sulphite, neutral pH, internally and externally sized. This heavy 360 gram paper has a special texture. Well suited for book art as well as printmaking.Many artist use Fabriano Murillo with the Gouache method guache, is one type of watermedia, paint consisting of pigment, water, a binding agent, and sometimes additional inert material. Gouache is designed to be used with opaque methods of painting.
Developed for graphic design and multimedia, Murillo’s unique blend of color, texture and thickness lends itself to any project where a paper’s rigidity is key.
Excellent for embossing, etching and drawing its internal sizing also allows for light water media and offset printing.It is perfect for graphic design, modeling, multimedia, embossing, printmaking, pastel, book art, scrapbooking, etching, drawing, inks, colored pencils, graphite and pastels. Fabriano Murillo has internal sizing which allows for light water media and offset printing.
Yupo Watercolor paper is a synthetic paper that is machine-made in the USA with 100% polypropylene. Using this material for making the paper gives it a surface that repels water. Yupo is waterproof, stain resistant and durable. It has a bright white smooth finish that gives artists the flexibility to work with it in many different ways to give it a unique and creative result.Yupo is very smooth and it gives it a unique feeling when you are to draw or paint on it than traditional watercolor paper. Another unique trait for this paper is the surface may be wiped clean to restore the original white of the sheet. This is a fantastic feature for beginner artists. Yupo also is great for more advanced artists and experimental artists as its uniqueness allows the artists to have a different perspective when creating works of art. Yupo slick, smooth nonabsorbent features will give the artist a drastic change in the way you would traditional paint, print or draw. This sheet of paper allows you to be able to capture artist techniques that are impossible on conventional watercolor and drawing papers. Another unique trait is Yupo's ability to for lifting. It has the ability to return to a painting and redo areas over and over even if it has been months since you touched the work of art as water activates the paint. You are able to build layers of paint like an oil painter does on a canvas. Then you are able to remove them to reveal the white of the sheet. Once your art is fully complete you can spray it with matte-clear finishing spray to seal and protect it. Keep in mind to only do this after your works of art is finalized as it is very difficult to make changes after it has been sealed. You may use Yupo for Acrylic painting, alcohol inks, debossing, monotype, offset, oil pastels, pencil/graphite, silkscreen, watercolor and sumi-e ink.
Fabriano Artistico 22 x 30 comes in several weights consisting of 200 gsm / 90 lbs, 300 gsm / 140 lbs, 430 gsm / 200 lbs and 640 gsm / 300 lbs. Fabriano Artistico has 2 deckle edges and comes in Soft-Press, Hot-Press, Rough and Cold-Press. It comes in 2 different colors being Extra-White and Traditaional White. Artistico is worldwide known as the flagship of the Fabriano watercolor line of papers. The cold press (grana fina) surface is very versatile and has a soft texture that is durable enough to handle lifting and scrubbing. The hot press (grana satinata) is the smoothest watercolor paper and is a favorite for digital printing. The rough (grana grossa) has a extraordinary rugged texture making it one of the finest handmade papers available in the market. The soft press (grana dolce) is recently created by Fabriano and has an exclusive surface which is designed for todays artists needs for art techniques. This type of paper has a texture that lies between the cold and hot press giving it a texture that is equal toe the finest printmaking paper but has the durability of a strong watercolor paper. Fabriano Artistico is mould-made, 100% acid free rag cotton fiber, does not have optical whiteners, both internally sized and surface sized, with no animal by-products when produced, chlorine free. This paper is ideal for all wet media, as well as uses for, printmaking, calligraphy, lithography, digital printing, charcoal, drawing and etching.
Hahnemuhle Leonardo watercolor is 22" x 30" and 600 gsm (300 lbs). It is mould-made with 100% cotton, acid free, resistent to aging, natural white and surface sized. The paper is smooth and heavy, allows excellent flow of colors and ensures brightness. Hahnemuhle Leonardo watercolor paper comes in cold-press, rough and hot-pressed. You can use this paper for watercolor techniques, especially wet-in-wet and glazing. You can also use it for painting techniques such as; gouache, tempera and acrylic.
Hahnemuhle watercolor Cezanne 22" x 30" and 300 gsm (140 lbs) is made from 100% cotton. Cezanne is mould-made high quality watercolor paper, natural white, acid free, lightfast and age resistant. Hahnemuhle watercolor Cezanne is perfect for watercolor and can be used for wet painting techniques, especially glazing, lavis gouache, tempera and acrylic.
Hahnemuhle Harmony watercolor paper comes in 2 sizes 20" x 26" and 28" x 40" both with the weight of 300 gsm (140 lbs). Harmony watercolor is a natural white paper for all wet painting techniques and has surface sizing. This paper is acid free, light resistant and due to the surface sizing Harmony is eraser resistant. You can use this paper for watercolor and wet-painting technique. Harmony watercolor comes in cold-pressed, hot-pressed and rough. This paper is amazing to work with and allows for masking tape or masking fluid to be used and remove residue free. Also, wet colors can be easily corrected or taken off.
Hahnemuhle William Turner comes in cold-press and is 22" x 26" 300 gsm (140 lbs). William turner watercolor paper is mould-made and acid free with 4 deckled edges. This paper has the Hahnemuhle Rooster watermark in one of the corners.Hahnemuhle William Turner is great for watercolor and wet painting art techniques.
Hahnemuhle Expression Watercolor comes in 2 sizes 20" x 26" and 28" x 40" with a weight of 300 gsm (140 lbs) and made from 100% cotton. Expression Watercolor is natural white, surfaced sized paper, acid free and light resistant. With the surface sizing of this paper it is also eraser resistant and you can use masking tape/masking fluid and removed residue free. Expression Watercolor can be used for all wet-painting techniques and etching.
Fabriano Tiepolo comes in 2 sizes 22" x 30" and 27" x 39" both weighing 290 gsm Soft White has 4 deckle edges and is mould-made with 100% acid free cotton paper with a beautiful watermark. The 100% cotton paper is suitable for etching, lithography, wood-cuts and engravings as well as drawing and other fine art techniques.In a traditional Italian soft white color this paper is versatile and strong for printmaking and can withstand the wear and tear of printmaking techniques. It has a smooth surface and excels in all printmaking techniques, silk-screening, embossing and digital printing. You can also use this paper for drawing, loose watercolor washing and other fine art media projects.
Fabriano Rosaspina comes in 2 sizes 20" x 27" and 27" x 39". Rosaspina 20" x 27" comes in only one weight being 220 gsm but the 27" x 39" comes in 2 weights one 220 gsm and the other is 285 gsm. This paper is excellent for all printmaking techniques and performs as well as 100% rag papers. This paper has 60% cotton content and lack of external sizing gives it a soft surface which is ideal for etching and aquatint. It is mould-made and acid-free with 4 deckle edges.All weights and sizes of Rosaspina come in two colors: white and ivory.Rosaspina is excellent for all printmaking techniques. It lacks external sizing which gives it a soft surface making it ideal for etching and aquatint.The sheet’s watermark runs parallel to the two smaller sides of the sheet and reproduces the Fabriano trademark and logo. You can also use this paper for an upscale drawing paper.A hidden jewel amongst printmaking papers, Rosaspina performs as well as 100% rag papers - excellent for all printmaking techniques, including etching, lithography and silk-screening.
Arches Cover Printmaking Paper 22" x 30" 250 gsm is mould-made from 100% cotton and has been around the art community for many years. This paper has two watermarks and two natural deckle edges. It has internal sizing with minimal surface sizing. Due to this technique this paper does not need to be completely soaked overnight prior to printing. Instead you just need to dampen the paper. This does not mean you cannot soak the paper overnight it is merely up to the individual art professional.You may use this paper for all printmaking techniques and it is rather versatile because it is possible to print this paper: wet, damp or dry with subtle texture. This paper is primarily a printmaking paper, however, many artists throughout the art community have been using it for many other art techniques: pencil, pastel, charcoal and others.
Cosmos Blotting comes in 24" x 38" is totally unsized (means no internal or external sizing) with a heavy weight of 360 gsm (approximately 180 lbs). This paper is primarily used for dampening art paper in preparation for printing. You place two sheets of this paper in-between the printing paper you are wanting to print on. The Cosmos Blotting is damp/wet and you typically leave this laying overnight so the printing paper will take in enough moisture. Cosmos Blotting can also be used to help remove dampening printmaking paper. If you print on a paper and it is still quite damp you can place it between two sheets of Cosmos Blotting to pull the wetness from the printing to take the excess wetness from the printed paper from the final print. This paper is made in the USA with high alpha cellulose. It has a rough surface and very absorbent. This paper has also been used for other art projects for paper-casting or molding shapes and sculpture pieces. Mostly it is used as a dampening paper to wet printmaking paper before printings or as a sponge to remove excess moisture from a final print.
Fabriano Studio Watercolor comes in several sizes, 9" x 12", 19" x 27", 22" x 30" and 29" x 42", each of these have different weights ranging from 200 gsm to 300 gsm. Studio Watercolor comes in hot-press and cold-press. It is made with a blend of high quality lignin-free cotton and cellulose. It is acid-free and has internal and external sizing making it ideal for absorbance. Fabriano Studio Watercolor cold press is a blend of high quality lignin free cotton and cellulose. It has both internal and external sizing which makes it extremely absorbent. It is a fantastic sheet for artists at all skill levels seeking high quality paper at a modest price. It is acid-free and has internal and external sizing, gives Fabriano Studio a good strength to withstand vigorous painting.The quality & value of Fabriano Studio Paper is an exceptional offer, and appropriate for both the beginner and the student of fine arts.With these paper producing techniques it makes this line of paper perfect for multimedia techniques such as watercolor, tempera, gouache, acrylic, ink, drawing and markers.
Stonehenge paper is made from 100% cotton. Stonehenge was created to rival the more expensive mouldmade paper from Europe. This paper was created in 1972 for the printmaking community but it quickly gained popularity by more areas of work in the artist community. Stonehenge has now became worldwide known for paper that works fantastically in many applications in the fine art world. Making it versatile and affordable for not only the professional artist but also great choices for aspiring students. This paper is great for a wide variety of art techniques like wax and oiled based colored pencils without any build up. Stonehenge allows the colors to penetrate and absorb into the paper. It is also excellent for silkscreen with the ability to take on 50-75 applications of colors being printed one at a time. Stonehenge comes in many different colors. It is made in the USA and is an excellent paper to be used by the artist community. You can use this paper for hand lithography, intaglio, letterpress, offset, pen and ink, pastels, charcoal, relief printing, silkscreen, watercolor and stationary.
Hahnemuhle Biblio, #734, White, 31" x 42", grain direction short, 150 gsm is made in Germany using 100% Alpha Cellulose, watermarked, acid free, mouldmade and has 2 deckle edges. Made in Germany by Hahnemuhle, very reasonably priced and great for larger editions.You can use this paper for book arts, crafts, drawing,graphic design, invitations, pastel, printmaking, letterpress, printing, calligraphy, inkjet and laser.
Stonehenge Aqua watercolor paper is finely crafted that performs way beyond its pricing point. It is affordable watercolor paper that has been tested to its limit with an outcome of it having no limits. This paper is perfect for wet-on-wet or wet-on-dry.Stonehenge Aqua has been crafted to make blending effortless, where lifting is not a chore and it welcomes masking. It comes in both Cold-Press and Hot-Press and Stonehenge Aqua gives the artist everything they need in an expensive paper but without the high cost. This paper is ideal for any artist that is wanting to test their watercoloring potential.Water plus paint equals watercolor and Stonehenge Aqua watercolor paper is the paper every artist deserves. Stonehenge Aqua has a beautiful finish that welcomes your paint, for any watercolor task and technique.Stonehenge Aqua is made from 100% cotton and has 2 deckled edges and 2 cut edges. It is sized for watercolor with superior quality and contains no animal gelatin. This paper has been synthetically sized and is perfect for watercolor.
Legion Coventry Rag paper was created in 1971 to meet the needs of artists and silkscreen printing. This paper was design to be able to take on an abundance of overlay printing. It can take upwards of 50-75 colors. Coventry is internally sized with some surface sizing. This paper is unique and a pleasure to work with for artists. The amount of art techniques it can provide for makes it one of the more versatile papers to be used by artists. Coventry Rag is made in the USA with 100% cotton, neutral pH, acid free, buffered with calcium carbonate. You can use this paper for calligraphy, hand litho, intaglio, letterpress, offset, drawing, watercolor, silkscreen and other techniques. Coventry Rag is a great paper and has been used for decades.