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Arches Watercolour Papers

Arches watercolour paper are acid-free and come in 3 different surfaces: Hot Pressed (smooth), Cold Pressed (medium texture) and Rough (heavily textured). 

Its 100 % long cotton fibre composition gives the paper its beauty, a natural, lasting whiteness and an inimitable touch as well as strength.

Exclusive to ARCHES®, gelatin sizing to the core preserves the lustre and transparency of the colours whilst preventing paints from penetrating into the paper. It allows superposing of washes and gives it added strength to resist erasing and scratching without tearing or linting. It also allows paints to be removed, either wet or dry, easily revealing the whiteness of the paper. ARCHES® Aquarelle can absorb a large amount of water with limited deformation.

The Arches Aquarelle papers are highly regarded as the premier watercolour paper worldwide. Arches hot pressed paper is also recommended for lithography, screen printing, relief and digital printing. 

  • Size: 56x76cm, 75x105cm
  • Material: 100% Cotton
  • Weight: 185gsm, 300gsm and 640gsm
  • Deckles: 4
  • Sizing: Gelatin, sized to the core.
  • Use: Best suited for watercolour, ink, gouache and acrylic. 

The Arches Aquarelle papers are also available rolls in Hot Pressed or Cold Pressed surface options.

SKU: P319.01
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