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Awagami Editioning Bamboo Select

Made with environmentally friendly bamboo, this sheet has a small ecological footprint. Bamboo Select is heavier than other washi with a lovely soft surface making it ideal for printmaking. Bamboo Select is perfect for letterpress too and has recently become famed for its impressive results with Encaustic painting.

  • Size: 43x52cm
  • Weight: 170gsm
  • Deckles: 4 deckled edges
  • Sizing: Internally Sized
  • Material: 70% Bamboo / 30% Recycled Pulp
  • Colour: White
  • Use: Printmaking, drawing, collage, bookarts, mixed-media, alt.pro photography, encaustic

Awagami Editioning Papers are crafted with the artistry and knowledge of 300 years of washi papermaking. The papers are made using traditional Japanese fibres such as kozo & gampi as well as other non-tree fibres; bamboo and cotton. Fibres are often skillfully combined yielding washi with highly unique textures and expressive characteristics. All washi in this collection feature 4 feathery deckled edges that add a subtle refinement to finished works.

Awagami Editioning Papers are acid-free, archival and made with a strict attention to quality and preservation. All the papers from this series may be used by artists for a wide range of techniques from ink to printmaking to drawing.

SKU: P354.79
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Awagami Factory

Awagami papers are made in Japan by the Fujimori family who have been making paper for 8 generations. Awagami make papers with natural fibers to yield sheets with an expressive surface and impressive character. Awagami papers are acid-free, made with respect and care for the environment and suitable for professional artists & students alike.