Arches Bright White Watercolor Paper, Cold Press 140lb/300gsm

MP Code #MP-10033-001   
$10.30 - $103.00
$6.91 - $47.70

Arches watercolor paper's unique sizing optimizes color absorption. The bright white color is made using pigments not additives that can yellow over time.

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Centuries of Performance - Inspiring Creativity Since 1492, One of the World's Most Popular Watercolor Papers

The Arches mill in Lorraine, France has been producing the finest 100% cotton mould-made watercolor papers for over 500 years. Today, all of these professional grade, high quality papers are:

  • Environmentally friendly - recyclable and made from 100% cotton, a renewable resource
  • Acid free with a neutral Ph buffered surface
  • Cylinder mould made with deckle edges then air-dried and inspected by hand for a traditional hand-made look
  • Naturally colored with no optical brightness additives that can cause yellowing
  • Protected from mildew by an anti-microbial agent
  • strong and stable; tough enough to endure scrubbing, scratching and erasing yet still accept colors evenly
  • watermarked
  • Excellent surfaces for:
    • Watercolor
    • Acrylic
    • Gouache
    • Pencil
    • Embossing
    • Engraving
    • Foil Stamping
    • Die Cutting

This Paper's Features

  • Cold Press Texture - not as deep as the Rough but has more texture than Hot Press. Gives character to brush strokes, washes and line work in paint, ink and pencil. Excellent surface for Alkyds, Pen and Ink, Airbrush and Iris Digital Ink Jet Printing,
  • Internal and surface sizing with natural gelatin - unique process provides optimal color absorption yet prevents pigments from reaching the paper's core; prevents bleeding and muddying of colors and allows repeated layering of washes.
  • Bright White - whiter white made using natural pigments with no optical additives that cause yellowing. Your colors will appear truer and more vibrant.
  • 22 x 30 in. (56 x 76 cm)
  • 140 lb. / 300 gsm

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  • Arches Bright White watercolor paper

    Reviewed on 6/11/2013

    As reviewed by Kathleen

    Experience: PROFESSIONAL

    Arches watercolor paper is my favorite surface to paint on whether it is 140 lb cold press or 300 lb. and the price at Utrecht is just right.

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  • good paper

    Reviewed on 5/21/2012

    As reviewed by Jane

    Experience: PROFESSIONAL

    Very good paper.

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