Arches Velin d'Arches is the reference in the world of art since 1492! It is made nowadays on a cylinder mould, the slow turning of the cylinder enables the fibres to be deposited evenly and spread in all directions over the wire. The paper is homogeneous and has very good dimensional stability. When printing, the job of positioning the humidified paper is much easier and the paper can easily withstand repeated passages through the press. Only papermaking on a cylinder mould can produce paper with deckle edges. Pronounced fine grain: ideal for academic drawing. Allows the artist to play with the surface, to obtain relief effects. It is easily erasable without leaving marks or linting.
Quality/Recommended: Recommended for professional artists.
Acid free: Yes
Made from: 100% cotton.
Ideal for: Ideal for lithography, intaglio engraving, relief printing, linocut, letterpress, screen-printing, blind embossing, hot-foil stamping, bookbinding, collotype printing, as well as pencil, pastel, charcoal, sanguine crayon, felt pen.
Texture: Cold Press (NOT)
Format (cm): 56 x 76 cm
Format (inches): 22 x 29.9 inches (approx.)
Sizing: Lightly sized: ideal for printing, Velin d'ARCHES� paper is greatly appreciated by art publishers for its “loveinch; of ink.
Mould made: Made using a cylinder mould. A traditional process which produces very high quality papers similar to handmade paper. Arches has been using this method to make paper since 1895.
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