Papers

The history of paper began in Ancient Egypt approx. 3,700 BC – 3,200 BC with the use of papyrus as a medium for written records. However, papermaking has traditionally been traced to China about 105 AD, when Cai Lun, an official attached to the Imperial court during the Han Dynasty (202 BC-220 AD), created a sheet of paper using mulberry and other bast fibres along with fishnets, old rags, and hemp waste. The paper was soon widely used in China and spread to the rest of world through the Silk Road. The earliest European papers were made in Spain around 1036 AD primarily from raw materials of linen or cotton rags which gave paper the greatest strength and permanence. As the demand for paper grew, each country, throughout the years, have developed their own special papermaking skills and qualities.

Today, the characteristics sought in each paper is dictated by the particular use and the right choice of paper is imperative for the best results to be achieved.

Watercolour

  • Canson Aquarelle 500 x 700$12.60

    Aquarelle Canson is a watercolour paper produced on a cylinder-mould machine using the traditional process of papermakers. It features 60% cotton content and materials are carefully selected in order to give this paper its reputation for excellence. Acid free, without optical brighteners and alkaline buffered, this exceptional paper is designed to guarantee an excellent conservation over time. The texture is sensual to the touch and combined with its warm white colour, the paper brings contrast and perspective to your artworks. It offers a homogeneous and bright rendering of watercolours and is also easy to apply correction, whether the paper is wet or dry.

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  • Canson Heritage 560 x 760$20.50-$40.40

    L’Aquarelle Canson® Héritage is the quintessence of almost 500 years of know-how associated with all the latest technological advances in papermaking: - Strong and absorbent; 100% cotton - Mould-made for a sensual texture and strength - An innovative sizing ensures uniform washes without accumulation of pigments. Colors are bright and vivid. Allows for ultra sharp brush strokes without smudges - Easy to correct whether wet or dry - An optimized working time: The paper remains at peak saturation longer giving the artist ample time to work larger areas

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  • Fluid Watercolour Blocks$14.20-$39.20

    High Quality at an Affordable Price.
    Fluid Watercolor Paper is crafted in our European mill which produced its first paper stock in 1618. Our mill masters craft small batches at slow speeds allowing for finer control of quality. This slow approach produces a sheet of great strength that shares much of the working integrity of more expensive mould-made papers.

    EASY-BLOCK - 15 Sheets Glued on Two Edges. Paint directly on the top sheet in the block. The glue along the two long edges will hold the sheet flat as you paint. When your painting is dry, slide a dull knife or letter opener in the open side under the top sheet. Release the glue along one edge and pull your painting free.

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  • Strathmore Aquarius II$16.40

    Strathmore Aquarius II Watercolor Paper is made with an innovative combination of cotton and synthetic fibers that work beautifully with all watercolor techniques. This lightweight 216gsm sheet was created to reduce the buckling and swelling found in other sheets of the same weight. Cold Press surface. Acid-free.

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  • Strathmore Gemini Series 500 Watercolor Sheets$19.95-$39.00

    This 100% cotton, acid-free, watercolor paper has been created in the traditional old world paper making method. It is soft sized affording greater color acceptance. Professional watercolorists will appreciate the beautiful random texture, uniform absorbency and consistent quality. All sheets are 22" x 30" and deckle-edged.

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  • Fontaine 100% Cotton Watercolour Sheets$10.95

    Fruit of three centuries of experience and the development of CLAIREFONTAINE’s specific technology, this 100% pure cotton paper is one of the finest in their range.

    The purity of the water and the cotton which make up the paper pulp, the quality and uniformity of its sizing adapted to modern pigments as well as its almost hand-made manufacturing methods, have created a unique paper.

    Its absorption potential and its resistance to warping even with plenty of water, its ability to catch the pigments without dulling them while allowing for reworking makes it exceptionally easy to use. This remarkable paper will enhance the pleasure of painting and the success of your work. 300gsm

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Mixed Media

  • Canson Imagine 500 x 700 350gsm$4.50

    Canson Imagine is notable for its silky texture, in that its natural aspect is maintained, giving it an exceptional feel to the touch. Its texture, absorption capacity and weight (200 gsm) make Canson Imagine an ideal support for both dry and wet techniques, such as gouache or watercolour. Being pure white in colour, Canson Imagine gives excellent contrast and provides harmonious colours.

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  • Canson The Wall 500 x 700 220gsm$5.80

    Canson The Wall is a revolutionary paper specially designed for graffiti artists, illustrators and designers. It acts as a real wall being completely opaque, bleed-proof and double sided. It is resistant to alcohol-based markers and spray cans and it enables the artist to draw clear and precise lines with very thin felt-tip pens as well as with thick markers. Thanks to its unique innovative manufacturing process, ink will never bleed through Canson The Wall, even when it is subject to heavy and repeated use of markers. With a smooth and high white surface, the contrast of colours is enhanced and it allows its users to create large and solid tint areas with no blotching for a professional result look. Its weight (220 gsm) offers a perfect compromise between rigidity and flexibility to ensure ease of use. No waste with The Wall, it provides excellent results even when used on both sides.
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  • Arches OIl Sheets$12.50-$20.60

    This French-made, 300gsm (140 lb.) deckle-edge paper is specially formulated for oil painting. It is ready-to-use and requires no gesso or special preparation. It features a powerful and efficient oil barrier that absorbs water, solvents and binders evenly while allowing paint and pigment to remain on the surface. Less brittle than gessoed paper, it is resistant to chipping or cracking. It is easy to cut, roll, frame, store and transport.

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  • Fabriano Tela Roll 300gsm 1500 x 10M$298.90
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  • Stonehenge Rolls$395.00-$495.00

    Stonehenge is a traditional fine art paper with a smooth, flawless surface that is slightly mottled to resemble actual vellum. Use it for watercolor, printmaking, pen-and-ink, pencil, or pastel.

    Stonehenge is machine-made in the United States, from 100% cotton fibers. 50" x 10yd (1.3M x 9.1M)

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  • Yupo Translucent Pad$66.60

    11 x 14"

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Drawing/Printmaking

  • Canson 1557$2.00-$2.50

    This bright white paper was designed to accentuate contrast and allows colours to "POP". The 1557 name pays homage to the year that the Montgolfier family founded Canson. This great classic is favoured among both professional and amateur artist who appreciate its light grain. Under this paper's rather simplicity is a rather sophisticated and technical paper. The paper's grain is neither too smooth nor too prominent. which gives il a neutral and subtle surface which is ideal for sketching and drawing with dry media. Canson 1557 paper is ideal for use with all kinds of graphite for it retains pigments well and allows for unlimited shading and gradation. Canson 1557 is made with mass and surface sizing giving il a remarkably resistant quality that is resistant to repeated erasing. The Canson 1557 range is sold in sheets or in rolls, under the name of Dessin JA.
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  • Canson "C" à grain$3.60-$4.30

    Canson "C" à grain paper is ideal for drawing thanks to its fine grain, that is neither too smooth nor too prominent, allowing both effects of relief and a delicately balanced result. Manufactured using only alpha cellulose, it contains absolutely no lignin which might result in yellowing of the paper over time. This naturally white paper, with no optical brightness additives, acid-free and permanent, meets all the requirements of the ISO 9706 standard. It is stock and surface-sized, enabling it to withstand repeated erasing or scraping without flaking. An all-round paper it is suitable for all dry techniques and certain wet techniques such as ink and gouache.

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  • Canson Barbizon 500 x 700 250gsm$4.60

    Canson Barbizon is cotton-free paper made on a fourdrinier paper machine, and boasts a thick and resistant surface.Double-sided,it features one silky side (practically smooth), while the other side is slightly textured.This high-quality paper is perfectly suited for every majorPrint Making technique.Ideal for students.

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  • Arches Velin BFK Rives$16.60-$41.00

    A smooth surface and light sizing makes this paper a favorite with artists and print makersworking in practically every technique. Mold-made, 100% cotton, acid-free and buffered, the sheets have four deckled edges and a registered watermark. Excellent for all hand-printing processes, lithography, intaglio etching, wood engraving, silkscreen, linocut and collotype. They may also be used for embossing and drawing, though they are not recommended for offset printing.

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  • Canson Edition 250gsm 560 x 760$9.40Out of Stock

    Canson Edition is 100% cotton and complies with the ISO 9706 standard on permanence, a guarantee of optimal conservation. It has the advantage of having a different texture on its two sides, one smooth, the other fine grain. A versatile product, this art paper is ideal for drawing and traditional art printing techniques..

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  • Drawing Paper Sheets Series 400$2.95

    Recommended for use with crayon, pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, light washes, paints and markers, this sheet’s non-reflective and uniform surface is particularly suited to lined drawings and technical artwork. Acid-free, 19" x 24" sheets.

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Japanese

  • Kozo Sumi Roll$49.50Out of Stock

    This 60 foot roll of plain Kozo paper is 11" wide and is designed for use in Sumi-e, calligraphy and paper crafts.

  • Yuzen Umbrellas$19.95Out of Stock

    Silkscreened "umbrellas" in black, grey, white and gold creates a stunning geometric element.

    25" x 38", 38gsm

  • Yuzen Red Wave$19.95

    Silkscreened in retro colors in a linear wave pattern.

    25" x 38", 38gsm

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  • Melange$13.80Out of Stock

    Symbolizing the colors of the Japanese season of winter, this subtle looped pattern appears printed, but is far more complex. The pattern is created from dyed strands of Mitsumata, a shrub that is cultivated in Japan, Korea and China. These thin, lustrous colored fiber strands are placed on top of a wood pulp base paper and then married together using a machine process. Not only is this a beautiful paper, but also a fairly durable one, as mitsumata is also one of the materials used to make Japanese money. The mitsumata shrub is a member of the Daphne family, and regenerates itself every three years, making this an eco-friendly paper as well.

    21" x 30" 80gsm, Machine Made, Acid Free

  • Ogura Lace$13.40

    Strong, durable lace made of hemp fiber.

    21" x 31" 27gsm, Machine Made, Acid Free

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  • White Unryu with Gold/Silver flecks$7.95Out of Stock

    'An elegant, translucent paper with long, white fibrous strands and faux gold and silver leaf flecks floating throughout. This paper is perfect for adding a "touch of class" to a plain black and white invitation, with it's beautiful sheer quality. Simply wrap around the flat card invitation and secure with a gold or silver seal, embellishment, or ribbon. Also gorgeous for use as tissue in a special gift bag or box. A favorite for collage paper artisans seeking the options that this Japanese paper offers, such as chin colle'.

    25" x 37" 20gsm, Machine Made

  • Unryo Sumi Roll$47.80Out of Stock

    Beautiful Japanese imported oriental paper. Used for ink & brush work, watercolor, sketching, etc. 11" x 60 feet.

  • Tengucho$4.50Out of Stock

    A tissue weight, translucent, acid-free sheets made from Kozo. Tengucho is primarily used for document repair and restoration, interleaving and the wrapping of precious objects. 9gsm. 485 x 640

  • Silk Tissue$9.00Out of Stock

    Silk Tissue contains 90% Gampi fibre. It has a silky feel, is semi transparent and surprisingly strong for its weight. As a repair tissue it is invaluable for paper repair and restoration work. It is also commonly used in balsa model airplane construction. 10gsm. 460 x 610

Thai

  • Sakura Moss$7.95Out of Stock

    Sakura, which means cherry blossom in Japanese, best describes this colorful floral paper with metallic gold accents. Adding to the Japanese look, the design is screenprinted on unryu paper from Thailand which is often referred to as Japanese rice paper, featuring strands of kozo fiber throughout.

    25" x 37", 27gsm, Machine Made, pH Neutral

  • White Daisy Lace$8.95Out of Stock

    An intricate lace background peeks through this cheerful daisy design from Thailand. This paper's unique handmade texture adds a dimension beyond our traditional lightweight laces, creating a "canvas" for creativity by applying pastels, inks. Also an excellent choice for use in multi media such as collage, encaustic art, card making, rubber stamping and more.

    22" x 30", 60gsm, Handmade, pH Neutral

  • Embossed Leaves & Branches$14.50Out of Stock

    Natural white paper, embossed with a leaf and branch pattern. A high quality paper with a thick embossing, this organic pattern has more of a cast paper feel and the detail is exquisite.

    22" x 30", 100gsm, Handmade, Acid-free

  • Thai Garden Smooth$8.95Out of Stock

    A natural white paper, categorized as a garden paper. This mulberry paper has a smooth finish and no inclusions. Deckle edges on all sides add to its handmade beauty.

    22" x 30", 100gsm, Handmade, Acid-free

  • Sumi Print$8.50Out of Stock

    Screenprinted on Unryu paper, our Sumi background means simplicity, while the foreground means "open the mind" and has an astrological symbol for the goat (sign of the Capricorn).

    25" x 37", 25gsm

  • Water Drops Gold & Brown$8.40Out of Stock

    Like a light spring rain, when drops first fall into the water, this paper brings you there. Cleverly screenprinted, this handmade mulberry paper appears almost brush stroked. A trendy design, this makes a very hip book cover. Or, try it as a home décor paper such as on a lampshade, in collage or for wall covering.

    25" x 37", 37gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH

Egyptian Papyrus

  • Light Papyrus$10.80-$15.20

    This textured paper dating back to 2700 B.C. is formed by laying thin strips of papyrus plant stalk in horizontal and vertical (crosswise) layers. Each handmade sheet is unique and often features frayed edges adding to its handmade character. Its strength makes these papers ideal for painting, writing and drawing.

    Handmade, Neutral pH

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  • Flecked Papyrus$10.80Out of Stock

    This textured paper dating back to 2700 B.C. is formed by laying thin strips of papyrus plant stalk in horizontal and vertical (crosswise) layers. Each handmade sheet is unique and often features frayed edges adding to its handmade character. Its strength makes these papers ideal for painting, writing and drawing.

    12" x 16" Handmade, Acid Free

Mexican

  • Amate Weave Marble$24.00

    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.

    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

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  • Amate Weave Robin Egg$24.00

    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.

    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

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  • Amate Weave Brown$24.00

    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.

    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

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  • Amate Weave Lattice Blue Hues$24.00

    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.

    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

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  • Amate Weave Light Cranberry$24.00

    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.

    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

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  • Amate Bark, Marble$24.00

    Handmade by the Otomi artisans of Mexico, this beautiful amate paper is still created using the same methods that their Mesoamerican ancestors used 3000 years ago. Boiled and pounded from the bark of amate "wild fig" tree, xalama, jonote and mulberry trees, this acid free paper is a wonderful choice for fine art uses including acrylic or gouache paintings, ink and pastel drawings, stamping, blockprinting, bookmaking/bookbinding, and paper crafts. Due to the use of natural bark and the handmade process, each sheet is unique and will vary in shade, color, weight and pattern. Size is approximate, due to the deckle edges and drying process.

    15.5" x 23.5" Approx. 150gsm, Handmade, Acid Free

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Nepalese

  • Rustic Curry$14.40Out of Stock

    A spectacular semi-glossy two-layered lokta, with a unique rustic, crackled texture drenched in warm, curry-colored browns. Great for book covers, lampshades and decorative boxes.

    19 x 29" 45gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

  • Lokta Robin Egg$8.50Out of Stock

    Derived from the bark of Nepal’s lokta (daphne) bush, this eco-friendly, “tree-free” paper features four deckle edges, adding to its handmade beauty. Dyes, which are often extracted from the skins of natural fruits, spices, nuts and vegetables such as pomegranates, saffron, walnuts and rhubarb, produce the gorgeous colors and soft tones that are unique to each sheet. These acid free papers are wonderful choices for fine art use, block or screen printing, journaling, book making and more.

    20 x 30" 60gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

  • Bodhi Leaves Gold on Blue$10.95Out of Stock

    Richly colored lokta paper is “stamped” with gold metallic bodhi leaves to create a natural, beautiful effect.

    20" x 30"

  • Oil Paper Square Strings$22.95

    Very unique and different, oil papers are great for adding translucent details to any project. This paper has hemp strings in a square pattern as an added inclusion.

    20" x 28" 80gms, Handmade

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  • Tufted Flowers$11.50

    The designs in this wonderful handmade paper have been hand “puckered” to create crinkled, flower-like shapes. In some areas, the flower design is less defined but remains consistent in texture, challenging the observer with a real play on the eyes. The reverse side of this paper has a debossed feel to it, adding to the interest of this unique lokta paper. Deckle edges add to the handmade look.

    20" x 30" 100gsm, Handmade

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  • Travertine$13.00Out of Stock

    Travertine paper has a true architectural essence about it. The depth and texture of its recessions, combined with its "smooth as plaster" surface, uncannily mimics the character of travertine stone. Every hand made sheet is unique in its markings, each varying in texture and depth. Deckle edges add to this paper's handmade look. An excellent choice for art projects seeking a heavier paper.

    20" x 30" 250gsm, Handmade

Philippines

  • Silver Sheen$3.00

    Fine, spun fibers give this non-woven paper a remarkable, sheened finish. Although extremely lightweight, this paper is surprisingly strong. Its semi-sheer quality makes it a great choice for use in craft projects such as lampshade or glass candle covers. For a more opaque deeper color, simply layer this paper.

    19.5" x 27.5" 30gsm

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  • Gold Sheen$3.00Out of Stock

    Fine, spun fibers give this non-woven paper a remarkable, sheened finish. Although extremely lightweight, this paper is surprisingly strong. Its semi-sheer quality makes it a great choice for use in craft projects such as lampshade or glass candle covers. For a more opaque deeper color, simply layer this paper.

    19.5" x 27.5" 30gsm

  • Leaves & String -natural$15.20Out of Stock

    This tactile beauty is one of our most interesting Abaca papers. Inclusions of fossilized guyabano leaves, coconut husks and abaca pulp enhance the natural base of this paper. Wisps of raw abaca fiber strings are then layered on top for the finishing touch.

    23" x 35" 92gsm, Machine Made, Neutral pH

Indian

  • Anemone Blossoms$12.00
    A lovely, mellow color combination of sage, periwinkle and wine! Five-petaled flower blossoms scattered playfully about, are the focal point of this trendy color palette. An ideal choice for book covers, home décor projects, card making and more.

    19.5" x 27", 100gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH

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  • Kasmir$11.20

    This regal paper called Kasmir, features a damask influenced design in a velvety flocked texture. Simply gorgeous for use as a wedding invitation, as a fine art matt, journal cover or home décor project.

    21" x 29", 100gsm, Handmade, Cotton, Neutral pH

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  • Passion Flower$10.60

    This fashion-forward design features clusters of passion flowers in popping trend colors of citrus green, pink lavender and punchy purple against a rich chocolate brown background. Made from eco-friendly recycled cotton rag, this paper lends itself to a multitude of art, craft and home décor uses as well as gift wrap.

    21" x 29", 100-110gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

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  • Lolli$10.60

    This color infused screenprint features a stylized lollipop design in a trendy palette of cerulean blue, purplest purple and dark olive on an eco-friendly recycled cotton rag background. Considered a giftwrap weight, this paper lends itself to a multitude of art, craft and home décor uses.

    21" x 29", 100-110gsm, Handmade, Acid-Free

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  • Woodgrain$15.00

    A greenish/brown woodgrain pattern is screen printed on top of a lighter cream base paper with greyish toned veins.

    20" x 28" Machine Made

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Italian

  • Spectra Pewter/Silver Blue/Black$8.50Out of Stock

    This screenprinted “Spectra” design features matte metallic colors of pewter and silver-blue, the perfect compliments to the rich black base paper. Uses include papercrafting, cardmaking, fine art applications such as collage and more. Made in Italy

    22" x 30", 150gsm, Handmade

  • Enameled Natural Florentine$10.95Out of Stock

    This Florentine inspired design is screenprinted in two rich colors, an enamel- finished black plus metallic gold for detailing. This combination is the perfect compliment to the warm natural colored cotton rag background. Subtle fiber inclusions create additional interest to this handmade paper. Made in Italy

    19.5" x 27.5", 80-100gsm, Handmade, 100% Cotton

  • Portofino$15.00

    Italian design and ingenuity on cream paper with a splash of color.

    27" x 36", Machine Made, Acid-Free

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  • Roman$15.00

    Italian design and ingenuity on cream paper with a splash of color.

    27" x 36", Machine Made, Acid-Free

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Handmade

  • White Daisy Lace$8.95Out of Stock

    An intricate lace background peeks through this cheerful daisy design from Thailand. This paper's unique handmade texture adds a dimension beyond our traditional lightweight laces, creating a "canvas" for creativity by applying pastels, inks. Also an excellent choice for use in multi media such as collage, encaustic art, card making, rubber stamping and more.

    22" x 30", 60gsm, Handmade, pH Neutral

  • Embossed Leaves & Branches$14.50Out of Stock

    Natural white paper, embossed with a leaf and branch pattern. A high quality paper with a thick embossing, this organic pattern has more of a cast paper feel and the detail is exquisite.

    22" x 30", 100gsm, Handmade, Acid-free

  • Thai Garden Smooth$8.95Out of Stock

    A natural white paper, categorized as a garden paper. This mulberry paper has a smooth finish and no inclusions. Deckle edges on all sides add to its handmade beauty.

    22" x 30", 100gsm, Handmade, Acid-free

  • Water Drops Gold & Brown$8.40Out of Stock

    Like a light spring rain, when drops first fall into the water, this paper brings you there. Cleverly screenprinted, this handmade mulberry paper appears almost brush stroked. A trendy design, this makes a very hip book cover. Or, try it as a home décor paper such as on a lampshade, in collage or for wall covering.

    25" x 37", 37gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH

  • Beehive$9.00

    Textured circles of raised mulberry pulp create a beehive look to this remarkably thin sheer paper. Its translucent quality makes it wonderful for use on lampshades, glass lamps or luminarias. Also great for window shades, layering in craft projects, card making, fine art collage, book covering and more.

    25" x 37", 40-50gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH

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  • Whimzy Green & Yellow$10.40

    Funneling whirls of raised pulp add texture and dimension to this remarkably thin, mulberry paper. The sheerness of the base paper makes it wonderful for use on lampshades, glass lamps or luminarias. Also great for window shades, layering in craft projects, card making, fine art collage, book covering and more.

    25" x 37" 50gsm, Handmade, Neutral pH

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Decorative

  • Granite Thistle$2.00

    A lightly textured paper with a granite-like pattern, striking for use in all papercrafting. Lightweight, laser and inkjet compatible, this is an excellent choice to use for layering invitations, fine art collage or special book covers.

    21.5" x 30", 110gsm

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  • Pearlized Hibiscus$5.20

    Gorgeous, lightweight, iridescent paper shown here in rose.

    21.5" x 30", 63gsm

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  • Circle Mesh Copper$2.40Out of Stock

    This contemporary light weight tissue is printed in a pearlescent white color. The punched out circles create a funky mesh look that makes for a very hip design that’s great for layering. Looking closely you will notice tiny fibers left within each punched circle, adding a handmade feel to this machine made paper. Although light weight, this is a surprisingly strong tissue paper. Aside from making a great gift tissue, try it for use as invitation bands, wrapped around a glass candle, as a window diffuser, for panels in a decorative room screen or layered under a glass table top! The uses are endless with a creative imagination.

    23.5" x 35.5" 25gsm, Machine Made, pH:6.5-7

  • Circle Mesh Pearl White$2.40Out of Stock

    This contemporary light weight tissue is printed in a pearlescent white color. The punched out circles create a funky mesh look that makes for a very hip design that’s great for layering. Looking closely you will notice tiny fibers left within each punched circle, adding a handmade feel to this machine made paper. Although light weight, this is a surprisingly strong tissue paper. Aside from making a great gift tissue, try it for use as invitation bands, wrapped around a glass candle, as a window diffuser, for panels in a decorative room screen or layered under a glass table top! The uses are endless with a creative imagination.

    23.5" x 35.5" 25gsm, Machine Made, pH:6.5-7

  • Cartulina 500 x 650$2.0028 items

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Book Arts

  • Arches Text Wove$6.80

    This paper is excellent for book arts, drawing, etching, lithography and letterpress printing. Each sheet is 100% cotton, acid-free, buffered and features a registered watermark. 120gsm 19 x 25 inches

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  • Glassine$2.95Out of Stock

    A neutral pH, translucent white paper. Can be used as a slip sheet for storing artwork. Size: 24" x 36"

  • Tissue Paper 16gsm 610 x 910$0.60
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Pads

  • Stonehenge Aqua Pad Black$18.50-$63.30

    Stonehenge Aqua Black watercolor paper performs to the most critical demands expected by artists. Ideal for use with metallic and pearlescent watercolor paints, pencils, pens, markers and inks. Available in 140 lb. (300gsm) cold-press 15-sheet paper pads, this paper dries flat and colors dry bright. Featuring 100% cotton fiber, this paper has a neutral pH, is acid- and lignin-free. It delivers great results whether working wet, wet on dry, blending, lifting or masking out.

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  • Strathmore Series 200 Watercolor Pads$13.40-$18.302 items

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  • Canson XL Pads$19.80-$68.70

    The Canson XL range was specifically developed to meet the needs of art students. As they use large quantities of paper, the XL range features tough pads, with as many as 120 sheets per pad, at a competitive price! XL® also provides them with an opportunity to try out different textures and basis weights according to their personal tastes and the technique involved. There are XL pads for sketching, drawing, layout and mixed techniques.

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  • Strathmore Parchment Sheets$19.95Out of Stock

    Ideal for scrapbooking, invitations, certificates and traditional calligraphic lettering applications, these parchment-toned 60 lb. sheets have a smooth surface for even, fluid ink flow. 50 sheets 8.5 x 11"

  • Strathmore Series 400 Bristol Pads$23.50-$44.20

    Bristol drawing papers with all the characteristics of a fine drawing surface in a heavier weight sheet. They come in a Regular surface ideal for a broad range of media, and a Smooth surface suited for pen or pencil. Fifteen 2-ply sheets per tape-bound pad. Acid-free.

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  • Strathmore Series 300 Bristol Pads$19.95-$67.70

    An economical paper of 2-ply bristol weight in a choice of two surfaces. Regular is designed for a broad range of dry mediums/medias including crayon, pencil, charcoal and art markers. Smooth is ideal for fine pen and ink, pencil and mechanical drawing. Twenty sheets per tape-bound pad. Acid-free.

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Rolls

  • Strathmore ArtAgain Black Paper Roll$45.95

    Series 400 Artagain Black – 60 lb., 42" x 10 yd. Roll

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  • Strathmore Series 400 Drawing Roll$52.70

    Acid-free, heavy weight with medium surface. For dry media. 36" x 10 yards (91.4cm x 9.14m).

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  • Strathmore Series 300 Bristol Rolls$95.90

    Acid-free, heavy weight for finished artwork such as pen & ink. 270gsm 42" x 10 yards (106.7cm x 9.14m).

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  • Strathmore Series 400 Toned Rolls$45.90

    Acid-free, 30% post-consumer fiber for light and dark media. 118gsm 42" x 10 yards (106.7cm x 9.14m).

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  • Strathmore Series 400 Mixed Media Roll$98.40

    Acid-free vellum surface for wet and dry media. 300gsm 42" x 8 yards (106.7cm x 7.32m).

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  • Strathmore Series 400 Watercolor Roll$114.70

    Cold Press, acid-free, heavyweight for finished artwork and wet media. 300gsm 42" x 10 yards (106.7cm x 9.14m)

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  • Fabriano Watercolour Roll$289.00Out of Stock

    Fabriano Watercolour paper is made of a valuable mixture of lignin free cotton and cellulose. The absence of acid guarantees the inalterability over time of the paper. Produced with 100% of E.C.F. pulp (Elemental Chlorine Free), F.S.C. certified (©1996 Forest Stewardship Council A.C.) from forests responsibly managed respectful of environmental, social and economic standards. It is sized internally and externally, guaranteeing optimal absorbance. The quality/price ratio of this paper guarantees an exceptional offer for students of fine arts schools and beginners. Ideal for watercolour, tempera, gouache, acrylic, ink and drawing. The surface is cold press. 300gsm 1.5 x 10mtrs

  • Fabriano Accademia Roll 120gsm$53.50

    Drawing paper made of 100% cellulose, acid-free, for sketches and proof. It has a natural grain and very good sizing, which is ideal for students as well as artists. The slightly grained surface and the good keeping of the register make it also suitable for offset printing. 1.5 x 10M

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  • Fabriano Accademia Roll 200gsm$82.40

    Drawing paper made of 100% cellulose, acid-free, for sketches and proof. It has a natural grain and very good sizing, which is ideal for students as well as artists. The slightly grained surface and the good keeping of the register make it also suitable for offset printing. 1.5 x 10M

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Pastel

  • UART Pastel Paper$11.80-$24.50

    UART Premium Sanded Paper is designed to provide pastel, colored pencil and charcoal artists with a consistent and reliable surface, UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper accepts a wide variety of wet media for underpainting without compromising or damaging the tooth. You can add layer upon layer, correct and create without impairing the surface of your painting or drawing. And thanks to its unique sanded surface, you don't need to use fixatives.

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  • Colourfix Smooth 500 x 700$15.40

    Art Spectrum® Colourfix™ Smooth is a new addition to the Colourfix™ range of papers and pastels. Manufactured by screen printing Colourfix™ Smooth Primer onto European Archival 300gsm Hot Pressed watercolour paper making 340gsm pastel paper. The Colourfix™ Smooth texture is ideal for pastel artists who are looking for a not so toothy surface. The surface still has enough soft tooth to enable the pastel artist to do multiple layers of pastel. Colourfix™ Smooth is available in 20 colours. Colourfix™ Smooth is a versatile surface that can be used for pastels, oil colours, acrylics, inks, oil pastels, gouache, watercolours and dry media such as charcoal and pencils.

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  • Art Spectrum Colourfix Smooth Pads$96.60-$150.10

    Art Spectrum® Colourfix™ Smooth is a new addition to the Colourfix™ range of papers and pastels. Manufactured by screen printing Colourfix™ Smooth Primer onto European Archival 300gsm Hot Pressed watercolour paper making 340gsm pastel paper.

    The Colourfix™ Smooth texture is ideal for pastel artists who are looking for a not so toothy surface. The surface still has enough soft tooth to enable the pastel artist to do multiple layers of pastel.

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  • Pastelmat Sheets 500 x 700$18.30

    The pastel adheres so well to this new paper that you don't need to use a fixative between each layer. You are able to multiply the layers without a saturation effect. Pastelmat brings new opportunities for pastel artists, offering a coarser surface than velour but a softer surface than sand paper. Rub out or wet the paper, the Pastelmat keeps its original properties. 360gsm

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  • Colourfix A4$4.70

    Lightfast, permanent Colourfix paper is an acid-free, 300gsm (140lb.) smooth watercolour paper coated with Art Spectrum Colourfix Primer, a tooth, acrylic based primer that holds multiple layers of pastel without the need for fixative.

    Colourfix paper is tough; it can withstand scrubbing, soaking, erasure, in fact all manner of artistic 'punishment'.

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  • Canson Mi-Teintes 500 x 650$4.95-$5.50

    The most famous lightfast pastel paper in the world. In heavy weight with rough texture, these 60% cotton papers come in fifty breathtaking pulp-dyed colors that go all the way through. Acid free, they are also excellent for pencil, scrapbooking and papercraft.

    Minimum order on this paper is five assorted sheets

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Note: we do not deliver outside New Zealand.

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Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island and Great Barrier: $10.40 per order *

Prepaid Satchel is available for some smaller items that will fit into an A4 envelope. Please do not select the satchel option if your goods are breakable, easily damaged or flammable.
* Oversized items may be charged an additional amount - once you have selected the items you need proceed to checkout to see the exact costs.

Rural delivery fee $3.30 per order

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