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 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.
Fabriano Unica 22 x 30 250 gsm is a versatile paper that can be used by all printmaking as well as drawing and water media. It is made of 50% cotton and is acid free. This paper is produced with hydro-energy and is an ideal paper for all projects. Fabriano Unica is moderately priced for the art student, or the aspiring artist. It comes in two colors (ivory and white).
Fabriano Cocktail 19 x 27, 290 gsm / 140 lbs is acid free produced with lignin free cellulose pulp from sustainable forest (FSC certified). The Fabriano 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 Copperplate, 22" x 30" 300 gsm 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. This paper 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. It has a watermark of an encircled rooster. This paper is ideal for all types of printmaking techniques. This paper is a less expensive mouldmade paper without compromising its deluxe appeal and performance on the press. It has been labeled as being the best copperplate printing paper in the market.You can use this paper for all types of art techniques: hand lithography, intaglio, letterpress, offset, pastel & charcoal, silkscreen, stationery, etching, invitations, embossing and many other art projects.
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.
Awagami Chiri Natural 25 x 38, 40 gsm is known as one of the most essential papers in the Japanese art paper world. It is known for its tonal quality and varied textured features. This paper has 2 deckle edges, acid-free and machine-made of sulphite pulp. This paper contains dark kozo specks scattered across a natural-colored background. You can use this paper for letterpress, digital printing, silkscreening, sumi-e and many decorative uses.
Fabriano Tiepolo 22 x 30 290 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.
Awagami Mulberry 38, 25 X 33, 45 gsm Off White is handmade from kozo and sulphite pulp and is acid-free. Mulberry paper, also known as Kozo paper, provides a luxurious foundation for many art, craft and design projects. The paper feathers beautifully when hand torn. Because mulberry paper has a neutral pH, it makes a wonderful art paper for long-lasting projects. It has a wide laid formation with 4 deckle edges.Kozo, a type of mulberry, is the most commonly used fiber in making Japanese paper. The kozo branches are boiled and stripped of their outer bark, and then dried. The fibers are then boiled with lye to remove the starch, fat and tannin, and then placed in running water to remove the lyeAwagami Mulberry Paper is handmade from the inner fiber of the mulberry to produce an exceptionally pure, translucent paper, used by paper and painting conservators in repair and lamination. It is very strong, despite its light weight.The uses are almost endless: collage, painting, scrapbooking, note cards, lamp shades, wedding invitations, and many, many more.This papers strength, softness, flexibility make it the most versatile sheet for printers and printmakers.Awagami Mulberry 38 is great for printing, silkscreen, hand lithography and book arts.
Fabriano Tiepolo 27 x 39" 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.