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Stonehenge Aqua Black is the first 100% cotton black watercolor paper. Black paper is not a new invention but black with 100% cotton paper sized for watercolor is. Black allows the artist to rethink how to create works of art instead of building up shadows, you must build up light. Legion was able to work directly with artists to create a unique watercolor paper. Stonehenge Aqua black is developed due to all the metallic, pearlescent, iridescent and interference watercolor paints that have been introduced into the market. Stonehenge Aqua Black watercolor has been introduced at the perfect time and is a first of its kind for watercolor papers.
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,
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's 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 capture artist techniques that are impossible on conventional watercolor and drawing papers. Another unique trait is Yupo's ability for lifting. It offers an artist the opportunity to return to a painting by redoing areas over, even if it has been months as water activates the paint. You are able to build layers of paint like an oil painter does on canvas. You are also able to remove paint, revealing the white of the sheet. Once your art is fully complete, it can be sprayed with a matte-clear finishing spray to seal and protect it. Keep in mind to only do this after your work 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, markers, 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 Traditional 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 3 sizes 19" x 27" 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 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 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.
Arches Platine is made from 100% cotton and has a satiny smooth finish with four deckled edges. This paper has a watermark to add to the premium quality this paper brings to the Fine Art Paper world. This paper was designed for photographic artisans who print using palladium and platinum printing process. In order to do this delicate process your paper must be free of any alkaline or buffering substances or chemicals due to the acidic solutions in the clearing process of the final print. Arches Platine was the first paper designed for this process. This papers wet strength to take on chemical baths is a needed attribute for this printing process.
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.
Fabriano Tiziano 20" x 26" 160gsm/75lb is acid free, archival quality, and made in Italy. This particular line of paper has a high cotton content, textured, highly lightfast, excellent surface marking and internal/external non-animal sizing. Artists at all skill levels, from the beginning students to the professional artist, will enjoy working with Fabriano Tiziano. Your art work will last for generations.Available in White and 39 wonderful colors. Fabriano Tiziano Paper, features a woven textured grain (grain long). The high cotton content gives the Tiziano paper a soft feel, with a toothy texture, making it ideal for pastels, pencil, graphite and charcoal techniques.This paper can also be used for other numerous type of art techniques: crayon, gouache, light washes, ink, tempera, air brush, watercolor techniques, art prints, letterpress, silkscreen printing and lithography.
Rising Drawing Bristol 22" x 30" is rated by the number of plies it contains (we currently carry the 2ply). Drawing Bristol is an uncoated, machine-finished paperboard with 100% sulphite. It has two finishes; plate is as smooth as glass and is very good for pen and ink, vellum finish is a lightly textured surface with a little friction based and great for crayon, chalk or charcoal. Rising Drawing Bristol is typically used for drawing, illustration, pastel, charcoal, silkscreen, calligraphy, offset, watercolor.
Fabriano Printmaking Bundle consists of varies sizes and weights of some of the most premium printmaking paper from Fabriano.