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Awagami Editioning Kitakata (Warm) Select 90gsm

Primarily composed of gampi fibre, Kitakata Select is a heavier version of our original Kitakata paper. This new version has the subtle gloss, density and resilient surface that so many artists have come to love from Kitakata (just now more than twice as thick!). Although listed as "unsized", Kitakata Select's gampi fibres exhibit natural sizing-like characteristics thus requiring no additional sizing.

  • Size: 43x52cm 
  • Weight: 90gsm
  • Deckled edges: 4
  • Sizing: Unsized
  • Material: 90% Philippine Gampi / 10% Alpha Cellulose 
  • Ph: 6 to 7
  • Use: Printmaking, drawing, collage, bookarts

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: P354.81
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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.