This is by far one of our most popular and highly recommended papers. Photo Rag is also a great starting point for clients printing for the first time. This is a premium 100% cotton rag paper with a fine tooth, smooth matte surface, and heavy weight feel. Combined with a bright white surface and incredible coating, it helps reproduce images with stunning contrast and colors. This popular surface is perfect for both artwork and photography.
Very similar to Photo Rag in paper tone and feel, this paper has a near-perfect smooth surface to accommodate artwork looking for the highest quality reproduction. Its highly refined surface makes it an ideal paper to use for plexi face mounted acrylic prints, and it is the widest Hahnemühle 100% cotton rag paper made available up to 64” wide.
This is a 100% rag, bright white paper with the classic photo rag matte texture combined with a unique satin coating. Photo Rag Satin is characterized by its very special coating. The printed areas have a soft sheen, while the unprinted areas remain matte to beautifully accentuate brilliance. Colors and details are perfectly reproduced, the depth of the black truly stands out.
Made from 100% α-cellulose, this natural white paper has a distinctly textured matte surface. Its surface is rougher than Photo Rag, with a mould-made pattern that looks more organic when compared to a cold press texture. It is excellent for printing the widest variety of artwork. Despite its pronounced texture this paper retains extremely fine detail for drawings, watercolors, paintings, digital artwork, and more.
A heavyweight 100% cotton rag fine art paper with a delicate matte surface texture. It is similar to German Etching, but its surface is smoother and overall weight thicker. Its natural white tone and weight make it a perfect choice for watercolor and collage works with fine details. This paper is available in 17” x 22” deckled edge sheets that have a gorgeous handmade feel.
Hahnemühle Bamboo is a slightly cream matte paper made from 90% bamboo fibers and 10% cotton. Part of Hahnemühle’s Natural Line that incorporates environmentally-friendly paper production, it offers a softly textured surface to complement both detailed line drawings or vibrant paintings. Its warm paper tone is guaranteed to help boost the colors and contrast of fine art imagery coming from any medium.
Also part of the Natural Line, Hahnemühle Agave is made up of 70% agave fibers and 30% cotton, and is our most starkly textured and roughest fine art paper with no sacrifice to fine detail. Its natural white tone makes it excellent for producing vibrant color, deep blacks, and is an ideal choice for paintings.
This heavyweight matte paper offers an ultra-smooth surface finish and a soft and supple feel to the touch. Arches 88 has a pure white tone and is completely free of any optical brighteners (OBAs). Featuring some of the latest coating technology, the unique inkjet receiving layer produces prints with superb color rendition, deep blacks, and natural whites with a superb tonal range. ARCHES 88 is a prestigious printmaking paper with a classic heritage.
Using the traditional watercolor base, this paper has an even natural grain and a felt-marked textured finish. This paper is manufactured using 100% cotton which contributes to the paper’s natural beauty and feel. The pure white base does not contain any optical brightening agents (OBAs), and this paper is an excellent choice for scanned watercolor and other paintings.
BFK Rives is a 100% cotton rag stock with a random textured surface, milder than Arches Aquarelle, but more pronounced than some cold pressed papers. Artists with traditional printmaking experience may recognize its name, as BFK Rives exists as one of the most refined and professional-standard papers for applications such as lithography and etching. This particular paper, formulated for inkjet printing, meets a similar standard. It has an excellent white point without the use of any OBAs, and is an excellent host for all types of detailed imagery and wide spectrum of colors. This paper is also available in a natural white for a slightly warmer tone.
Rag Photographique is a 100% cotton museum grade white fine art and photo paper. The exceptional smooth white tone is achieved during manufacturing by introducing natural minerals to the process. It has a smooth surface with an excellent DMax for excellent reproductions of both artwork and photography.
This is an excellent 100% cotton rag paper for archival inkjet printing. This paper features the traditional typical cold press texture and bright white tone for a watercolor-like finish. With a wide gamut for color reproduction, this heavyweight matte is a great host for painted imagery and drawing.
This is an excellent 100% cotton rag paper for archival inkjet printing, an identical counter part to the Cold Press Bright, just with a warmer tone. This paper features the traditional typical cold press texture and natural off-white tone for a watercolor-like finish. With a wide gamut for color reproduction, this heavyweight matte is a great host for painted imagery and drawing.
Enhanced Matte is a smooth lighter-weight matte paper perfect for archival printing. With a bright white paper tone, it can reproduce color depth and detail for a wide array of images, particularly for vibrant paintings and digital artworks. It is one of the few ready-made options available at 64” wide, giving artists the opportunity to go extra large for reproduction.
This is a double-sided bright white matte paper perfect for general photo printing, books, portfolios, proofing or any other application requiring an inexpensive paper which images as well as our most expensive art papers. The double sided capabilities of this paper makes it especially useful for portfolios, books and similar projects.
This is the last remaining stock of this formulation. Canson Arches heavyweight 100% cotton rag is a direct reference to its traditional fine art watercolor papers. It has a warm paper tone and traditional cold press texture and its extra thickness gives it a rigidity that feels almost card-like. It is recommended for both hand and digitally painted artwork looking to feature its surface.
A warm white, acid-free, and 100% cotton, this beautiful mould-made rag is an excellent fine art paper. With a smooth satin finish and lightly textured surface, this paper prints a wide variety of images on its surface. The archival quality of this paoer is further enhanced by a buffering of calcium carbonate that further protects images from damage caused by air pollution and other acidic sources.