New Alternative Surface
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.
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.
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 is 250 gsm and has a vellum 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 watermark.Lenox 100 provides a medium textured surface making 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, white, neutral pH and acid free.
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.
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.
Pergamenata Parchment 28" x 40" comes in 3 weights (110, 160, 280 gsm). Pergamenata is an Italian-made paper with 100% sulphite and is 100% translucent. It has a crisp snap which gives it a hard feel you would expect from an actual sheet of animal parchment. Pergamenata Parchment is ideal for certificates, diplomas and award documents. It can be used for blind embossing, calligraphy, decorative, foil stamping, laser printing, letterpress, offset, pen and ink, silkscreen and stationery.
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.
Chiri Natural 25 x 37, 35 gsm is known as one of the most essential papers made in Thailand. It is made from locally cultivated mulberry fibers which are harvested from living mulberry trees. Thai Chiri features tiny chips of mulberry bark which adds dimension and texture to the sheet. This paper is made from 100% kozo, it is chrisp and lightweight with 2 natural deckles. You can use this paper for collage, decorative, lampshades, layering, scrapbooking and stationery.
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.
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.
Hahnemuhle Printmaking Bundle are all 22" x 30" but come in various weights and they are listed below. This bundle has some of the most premium printmaking paper made from Hahnemuhle:
Fabriano Printmaking Bundle consists of varies sizes and weights of some of the most premium printmaking paper from Fabriano.
Awagami Shin Inbe paper is named after the Inbe clan of Tokushima, Japan. Shin Inbe is 21.5" x 31", acid-free and machine-made with durable hemp fibers. Shin Inbe is resilient, elegant, laid lines and light resistant. It comes in 15 different vibrant colors and is recommended for all drawing techniques. Shin Inbe can be used for bookbinding, framing, cardmaking and silkscreening and offset printing.