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").
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.
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.
Somerset printmaking paper is a very popular grade produced by the historic St. Cuthbert's Mill in the UK. This paper has been around since the early 1970's. Legion in the 90's worked with the mill based on the demands of the printmaking community to make the limited range of Somerset to become the most complete offering of mouldmade printmaking paper ever manufactured by one mill. Somerset is great for drawing due to the soft handle and supple feel in all three surfaces it offers. It is also known in the stationery industry and working well with letterpress, engraving, thermography and embossing. In the 90's when digital printing started to become popular Somerset was one of the first fine art paper to gain popularity in this new world. Due to this Somerset became available in more sizes and weights to meet the demand. This then led to the inkjet coated version, Somerset Enhanced Velvet, which is an important paper of fine art giclee printing.Somerset is mouldmade in the UK with 100% cotton and has 4 deckles.
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.
Kinwashi (also known as Ogura Natural) comes in White or Cream 25 x 38, 30 gsm is machine-made in Japan from with manila hemp and kozo long swirling fibers. It has cut edges and the paper is lightweight yet durable with texture fibers on one side and smooth on the other side. The Kinwashi White has small fibers and the Cream has long fibers throughout the paper. This paper is slightly lighter than Ginwashi which allows it to be used for many art projects. You can use this type of paper for any overlay application, lampshades, collages, shoji screens and book arts. It can also be used for stationary projects, printing, printmaking and many other artistic projects.
Fabriano Vice Versa (Elle Erre) 20 x 27 220 gsm/ 135 lbs is a resilient heavyweight card stock paper. It is acid-free paper and produced with 100% ECF Cellulose Pulp that is FSC certified. This guarantees that the wood fibers come from forests managed according to strict environmental standards. It has a high versatility allowing it to be used as fine art paper for offset printing, modeling, book art, scrapbooking, folders, greening cards, and crafts. It is enhanced by a uniquely double-sided surface. An ample and vivacious range of colors. It lends itself to different uses because of its two surfaces, one rough, the other smooth, with these characteristics, Fabriano Vice Versa is suitable in particular for schools, graphic designers, poster artists and all graphic and technical paper uses.The smooth bristol side is perfect for felt and marker pens while the lightly textured side accommodates all drawing and pastel applications. This resilient heavyweight paper allows it to be remarkable for rubbing and scratching abilities.
Fedrigoni Cocktail has been cut in half measuring 19" x 27", 290 gsm / 140 lbs is acid free produced with lignin free cellulose pulp from sustainable forest (FSC certified). This product is environmentally friendly hydro-power process. It is completely bio-degradable and recyclable. This line of paper is resilient heavyweight card stock paper. The coating with tiny mica particles gives the appealing pearlescent sheen to the paper while increasing its lightfastness (Cuba Libre and Purple Rain semi-lightfast). This paper is ideal for card making, craft, markers, felt pens, soft oil pastels, sketching, charcoal, fountain pens, offset printing, hot foil stamping and embossing.
Fabriano Printmaking Bundle consists of varies sizes and weights of some of the most premium printmaking paper from Fabriano.