Arches traditional printmaking papers have been the world standard for centuries. One of the exciting features of the Arches papers is that when you use the, you are using papers that have been used by famous artists for over 400 years, including Van Gogh, Chagall and Picasso. Cylinder mould-made, acid free and buffered, these exceptionally beautiful papers can be used for drawing, printmaking, multimedia techniques and alternative processes.
BFK Rives is a classic acid-free, 100% cotton mould made paper is known for versatility. This heavyweight paper is 92 lb. (280gsm). It has a smooth surface and light sizing.
This is a good all around paper for most traditional and historical photographic processes and works well for platinum/palladium printing. It also is perfectly suited for lithography, intaglio, screenprinting, relief printing, linocut, collotype and drawing.
Paper has four deckle edges and watermark.
Arches uncoated papers are sized on both sides. The sides will have a slightly different texture from each other, but both sides are suitable for painting/printing.
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