Papers: Drawing/Printmaking

  • Fabriano 5
    A prized blend of cotton (50%) and select raw materials are the main feature of this paper. Particularly recommended for artists who use watercolor, tempera, charcoal, graphite, wax, pastel, etc. Fabriano 5 also performs beautifully when used for fine art prints (lithography and silkscreen), business cards, invitations, menus and so on. Fabriano 5 has two deckled edges and a watermark that runs parallel to them. Is is acid-free to guarantee excellent permanence and resistance to ageing. 350gsm
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  • Strathmore Series 500 Charcoal Sheets
    This 100% cotton fiber, acid-free paper has a traditional laid pattern and provides the proper resistance for precise shading with charcoal and pastels. The raised texture makes it a fascinating paper for all mediums. 19 x 25"
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  • Stonehenge Sheets
    Stonehenge rivals European mould made papers with its ability to produce excellent results in a variety of printmaking techniques. In addition to intaglio and silkscreening, Stonehenge works well with colored pencil, charcoal, pastels and watercolors. Machine made in the USA of 100% cotton, neutral pH, two natural deckles and two cut edges. Papers measure: 22" x 30" 250gsm
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  • Yupo Mixed Media Paper (Single Sheets)
    This synthetic paper made of 100% polypropylene offers a unique alternative to traditional art papers. It is exceptionally strong, durable and will not buckle or tear. It is acid-free and has a smooth, bright white surface. Originally used for offset printing, it also accommodates silkscreen, embossing, pen & ink, drawing, acrylic painting and aqueous techniques. Yupo is machine-made in the USA and recyclable. As a watercolor paper, it has the advantage of being non-absorbent so colors lie on top of its surface producing brilliant, vibrant effects. Colors retain their true clarity and brilliance. Yupo requires no soaking, stretching, or taping flat. Best of all, it allows you to wipe off unwanted sections of your painting and start again with a fresh surface.
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  • Canson 1557
    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
    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
    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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  • Fabriano Tiziano Roll 160gsm 1.5M x 10M Black $134.95
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  • Canson Edition 250gsm 560 x 760
    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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  • Fabriano No. 4 Disegno 500 x 700 $2.50
    The good sizing and excellent resistance to even the hardest erasers are the main features of this paper, which is ideal not only for students at technical schools but for professional use by graphic artists, architects and surveyors. Each sheet of Fabriano 4 is dry-embossed. Hot Pressed. 220gsm
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  • Art Spectrum Draw & Wash Paper 500 x 700 $3.95
    A 210gsm, smooth drawing paper that takes a wash. Acid-free
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  • Sugar Paper 3 items

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  • Tiepolo 280gsm 560 x 760 $10.30 Out of Stock
    Mould-made watermarked paper suitable for all art printing techniques (etching, engravings, lithography, silkscreen, xilogrpahy, wood cuts, and linoleum). Made of 100% cotton according to ISO 9706 standards "Long Life". It is acid-free, which guarantees permanence to ageing. There are four deckled edges and a watermark at the bottom right-hand corner of the sheet.
  • Sugar Paper Roll Of 5 Grey $1.80
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  • Student Drawing Paper 110gsm A1 $1.00
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  • Newsprint Paper A1 Roll of 10 $1.50
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  • Newsprint A2 $0.10
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  • Newsprint A1 $0.20
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  • Fabriano Rosaspina 285gsm 500 x 700 $6.20
    Paper made with high-quality raw material(60% cotton). It complies with ISO 9706 "Long-Life" standards. It is acid-free, thereby guaranteeing permanence and resistance to ageing. Rosapina paper is produced with cylinder machines, and it is suitable for all art print techniques (engraving, lithography, silk-screening). The watermark runs parallel to the two long sides of the sheet and reproduces the Fabriano trademark and logo. There are two deckled edges.
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  • Fabriano Roma 130gsm 480 x 660 $26.70 Out of Stock
    As romantic as the Italian countryside that inspires it, this exquisite handmade cotton paper is the perfect choice for fine art printing, or printmaking, letterpress, bookmaking, calligraphy, or drawing. It has four deckle edges, and the classic "Romulus and Remus" watermark.
  • Black Series Sketch A3 $17.50
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  • Album Paper Black 140gsm 900 x 640 $2.70
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