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Arches Printmaking Paper – Choose & Buy
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Arches Printmaking Paper – Choose & Buy

Arches papers are one of the world’s most popular fine art printing papers.

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ARCHES® Cover

·         Composition: 100% cotton – Made on a cylinder mold

·         Grammages: 119, 160, 200, 250, 270, 300 and 400 gsm

·         Texture: pronounced fine grain

·         Colours: natural white, cream, and black

·         Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges

·         Watermark (sheet): “Arches® France ∞”

·         Format: sheet, roll, and reel

·         Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)

·         Uses: lithography, intaglio engraving, letterpress, screen-printing, blind embossing, gold tooling, linocut, gravure process, collotype printing… drawing

Available references: 

Individual SheetBlack22″ × 30″92 lb (250 gsm)
Individual SheetBlack30″ × 44″92 lb (250 gsm)
Individual SheetCream22″ × 30″92 lb (250 gsm)
Individual SheetWhite22″ × 30″92 lb (250 gsm)
Individual SheetWhite29″ × 41″100 lb (270 gsm)

Velin BFK Rives®

·         Composition: 100% cotton – Made on a cylinder mold

·         Grammages: 115, 175, 180, 250, 270, 280 and 300 gsm

·         Texture: light fine grain with a smooth surface

·         Colours: white, natural, cream, cream-white, grey, tan and black

·         Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges

·         Watermark (sheet): “BFK Rives® France ∞”

·         Format: sheet, roll, and reel

·         Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)

·         Uses: lithography, intaglio engraving, letterpress, screen-printing, blind embossing, gold tooling, linocut, gravure process, calligraphy… drawing

Available references: 

Cream20″ × 26″115 gsm
Cream20″ × 26″175 gsm
Cream22″ × 30″280 gsm
Cream26″ × 40″115 gsm
Cream26″ × 40″175 gsm
Cream-White20″ × 26″115 gsm
Cream-White20″ × 26″175 gsm
Cream-White26″ × 40″115 gsm
Cream-White26″ × 40″175 gsm
Gray22″ × 30″280 gsm
Tan22″ × 30″280 gsm
White19½” × 25½”250 gsm
White22″ × 30″250 gsm
White22″ × 30″280 gsm
White29″ × 41″270 gsm
White30″ × 44″280 gsm
White42″ × 360″ Roll300 gsm

Velin Johannot®

·         Composition: 75% cotton / 25% esparto (alfa) – Made on a cylinder mould

·         Grammages: 125 and 240 gsm

·         Texture: light fine grain

·         Colour: natural white

·         Edges: 4 deckle edges

·         Watermark: “Johannot® ∞”

·         Format: sheet

·         Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)

·         Uses: intaglio engraving, blind embossing, gold tooling, lithography, screen printing, letterpress

Available references: 

Paper, Sheet22″ × 30″240 gsm (75 lb)

ARCHES® 88

·         Composition: 100% cotton – Made on a cylinder mold

·         Grammage: 300 gsm

·         Texture: satin grain, very smooth

·         Colour: white

·         Edges: 4 deckle edges

·         Watermark: “Arches® 88 France ∞”

·         Format: sheet

·         Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)

·         Uses: screen-printing, letterpress, blind embossing, gold tooling

Available references: 

Individual Sheets22″ × 30″140 lb (300 gsm)

If you are in Europe, see what Jackson’s Art Supplies have to offer! 😉


 

You can also visit the official website of this magnificent brand:

www.arches-papers.com

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4 Comments

  • Hanuman kambli. February 9, 2018 at 8:40 am

    Is there any supplies in India if so can you share contacts.

    Reply
    • TOP Team February 9, 2018 at 10:33 am

      This online store sells to over 100 countries (including India) and works with over 40 currencies.
      Check it out: Utrecht Art Supplies

      Hope that helps! Please comment on your experience if you decide to buy so that it is easier to inform other artists in the future. Thank you! ?

      Reply
  • Nikki April 28, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    This is lovely, thanks!

    Reply
    • TOP Team April 30, 2018 at 9:29 am

      Thank you for your comment and visit Nikki. 😉

      Reply

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