Blog posts April 2019

Giclee Paper

Matt papers


Hahnemühle Bamboo

This paper is one of the world’s finest giclée papers. Made from 90% bamboo and 10% cotton rag, it’s an environmentally-friendly option too. The off-white base colour gives a natural finish to any artwork and the paper has a luxuriously soft and…

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Canson® Infinity PrintMaKing

The world’s number one mould-made traditional printmaking paper, with more than 500 years of history and heritage is now available within the Canson® Infinity Digital Fine Art and Photo Portfolio. 

Canson® Infinity PrintMaKing has a unique pure white tone ob…

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Glossary of Paper


Amour : This is not paper for words of love but paper which loves ink.

Azure : In order to mask any deficiency in the whiteness of their sheets, paper manufacturers add blue colour to the pulp (Prussian blue, indigo, or Joseph blue) which gives white pages an almost bluish tint.

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Paper is a mat of plant fibres.


The raw material is thus paper pulp, produced from a variety of fibres:

  • Wood
  • LFibrous plants such as cotton, hemp and flax
  • Paper, for recycled paper
  • Historically, textiles or rags


Why different types of fibres?

  • Cotton, hemp, flax …

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Somerset Papers from St Cuthberts Mill, UK

Bockingford® Inkjet Fine Art Inkjet Paper

Bockingford® Inkjet is the answer for artists who wish to create their own limited edition prints. Fantastic prints can be reproduced to look like the original, when using a good inkjet printer.

Artists familiar with the original Bockingford® w…

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