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Velin Arches Blanc

The Velin Arches paper is one of our most popular oprinting papers, it is a beautifull soft white and has a fine grain surface. Ideal for lithography, intaglio, engraving, relief, letterpress, screenprinting and linocut printing, plus is a delight for drawing on. The soft paper allows the artist to play with the surface, to obtain relief effects. Drawings can be easily erased without leaving marks of linting. As it is a lightly sized paper, its absorbency of ink is loved by printmakers - it produces deep, rich colours!

Made on a cylinder mould (traditional process): quality close to that of paper made by craft methods. The slow turning of the cylinder enables the fibres to be deposited evenly and spread in all directions over the wire. The paper is therefore more homogeneous and has 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 paper-making on a cylinder mould can produce paper with deckle edges.

  • Size: 56x76cm, 80x120cm (over-sized)
  • Material: 100% cotton 
  • Weight: 200gsm and 250gsm, 300gsm (O/S sheets only)
  • Deckles:
  • Sizing:
  • Use: Ideal for all forms of printmaking as well as drawing with pencil, pastel, charcoal, felt pen and more.
  • Watermark: " Arches France ∞ "

Velin Arches is also available in rolls.

SKU: P316.072
Regular price

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