Arches Natural White Watercolor Paper, Cold Press, 90lb/185gsm

MP Code #MP-10011-001   
$7.75 - $77.50
$4.75 - $39.60

Arches watercolor paper's unique sizing optimizes color absorption while the natural white paper won't 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 - Most Common - Not too smooth, not too grainy - easy to handle
  • 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.
  • Natural White - no optical additives so it won't yellow over time
  • 22 x 30 in. (56 x 76 cm)
  • 90 lb. / 185 gsm

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  • Utretcht on-line shipping and great service

    Reviewed on 9/18/2012

    As reviewed by Heather Kellie Freeman

    Experience: PROFESSIONAL

    I started ordering my Arches watercolor paper sheet from Utrechts on-line and they are an excellent resource! I always get my paper carefully packaged within a few days of ordering. Great service. Thanks Utretcht! Heather Kellie Freeman hmacdo studio

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