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Velin BFK Rives®

Another reference

in the world of high-end art publishing papers!

Made on a cylinder mould (traditional process): quality close to that of paper made by craft methods. The slow turning of the cylinder enables the fibres to be deposited evenly and spread in all directions over the wire. The paper is therefore more homogeneous and has good dimensional stability.
When printing, the job of positioning the humidified paper is much easier and the paper can easily withstand repeated passages through the press. Only papermaking on a cylinder mould can produce paper with deckle edges.

Properties

Uses

Pencil, pastel, charcoal, sanguine crayon, graphite, felt pen, calligraphy, lithography, intaglio engraving, relief printing, linocut, letterpress, screen-printing, hot-foil stamping, bookbinding, heat embossing, collotype printing

Formats

Sheets, roll, reel, pads glued on the short side

100% cotton

Paper with very good mechanical strength. Pleasure of using a soft, supple, noble material (unbelievable feel).

Texture

Light fine grain: perfectly balanced soft grain and smooth surface that brings out the slightest detail. Allows the artist to obtain shadow and light effects, to create contrasts.

115, 175, 180, 250, 270, 280, 300 gsm

Wide choice of grammages offering every artist the chance to choose the paper with the bulk best suited to his/her technique, the lightest one being suited to art publishing.

Special formulation

Lightly sized: smooth, absorbent surface suitable for all printmaking techniques. Velin BFK Rives® is greatly appreciated by art publishers for its “love” of ink.

Colours

White, natural, cream-white, cream, grey, tan, black, extra white. The paper in the ARCHES® range that offers the largest choice of colours, allowing for a wider spectrum of creative uses (hot-foil stamping, blind embossing, etc.) or special applications (prints, greetings cards, invitations and announcement cards, etc.).

Sheets: authenticity and prestige

Deckle edges

Watermark

Conservation

With alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)

The RANGE

Made to measure: ARCHES® customises your paper: you choose the format, quality, grammage, colour … and the watermark (conditions available on request).

Sheets

GrammageTextureColourFormat (cm)Size Imperial (inch)EdgesNo. of sheetsProduct code
115 gsmCold PressedCream-white66 x 48.2 cm19 in x 26 in3 deckle edges100A1795187
115 gsmCold PressedCream-white66 x 48.2 cm19 in x 26 in3 deckle edges10A1795134
115 gsmCold PressedCream-white66 x 101.6 cm26 in x 40 in4 deckle edges100A1795136
115 gsmCold PressedCream66 x 48.2 cm19 in x 26 in3 deckle edges100A1795188
115 gsmCold PressedCream66 x 48.2 cm19 in x 26 in3 deckle edges10A1795135
115 gsmCold PressedCream66 x 101.6 cm26 in x 40 in4 deckle edges100A1795137
175 gsmCold PressedCream-white66 x 48.2 cm19 in x 26 in3 deckle edges100A1795189
175 gsmCold PressedCream-white66 x 48.2 cm19 in x 26 in3 deckle edges10A1795138
175 gsmCold PressedCream-white66 x 101.6 cm26 in x 40 in4 deckle edges100A1795140
175 gsmCold PressedCream66 x 48.2 cm19 in x 26 in3 deckle edges100A1795190
175 gsmCold PressedCream66 x 48.2 cm19 in x 26 in3 deckle edges10A1795139
175 gsmCold PressedCream66 x 101.6 cm26 in x 40 in4 deckle edges100A1795141
180 gsmCold PressedWhite65 x 50 cm25.6 in x 19.7 in4 deckle edges125A1795172
250 gsmCold PressedWhite56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges100A1795117
250 gsmCold PressedWhite56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10A1795116
250 gsmCold PressedWhite56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges5
250 gsmCold PressedWhite65 x 50 cm25.6 in x 19.7 in4 deckle edges100A1795173
250 gsmCold PressedNatural56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges50A1714132
250 gsmCold PressedNatural56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10
270 gsmCold PressedWhite90 x 63 cm24.8 in x 35.4 in4 deckle edges100A1795118
270 gsmCold PressedWhite105 x 75 cm29.5 in x 41 in4 deckle edges50A1795119
280 gsmCold PressedWhite55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges50A1795121
280 gsmCold PressedWhite55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10A1795120
280 gsmCold PressedWhite111.8 x 76.2 cm30 in x 44 in4 deckle edges50A1795122
280 gsmCold PressedCream55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges50A1795124
280 gsmCold PressedCream55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10A1795123
280 gsmCold PressedCream111.8 x 76.2 cm30 in x 44 in4 deckle edges50A1795125
280 gsmCold PressedGrey55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges50A1795127
280 gsmCold PressedGrey55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10A1795126
280 gsmCold PressedGrey111.8 x 76.2 cm30 in x 44 in4 deckle edges50A1795128
280 gsmCold PressedTan55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges50A1795130
280 gsmCold PressedTan55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10A1795129
280 gsmCold PressedTan111.8 x 76.2 cm30 in x 44 in4 deckle edges50A1795174
280 gsmCold PressedBlack55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges50A1795132
280 gsmCold PressedBlack55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10A1795131
300 gsmCold PressedWhite120 x 80 cm47.2 in x 31.5 in4 deckle edges50A1795133

Roll

GrammageTextureColourFormat (cm)Size Imperial (inch)Edges Product code
300 gsmCold PressedWhite106.7 x 914 cm42 in x 10 yd2 deckle edgesA1710226

Pads glued on short side

Grammage TextureColourFormat (cm)Size Imperial (inch)EdgesNo. of sheetsProduct code
180 gsm110 lbCold PressedExtra white23 x 31 cm9 in x 12 in4 cut edges16A1795112
180 gsm110 lbCold PressedExtra white26 x 36 cm10 in x 14 in4 cut edges16A1795113

Reel

GrammageTextureColourFormat (cm)Size Imperial (inch)Edges Product code
300 gsmCold PressedWhite106.7 x 9140 cm42 in x 100 yd2 deckle edgesA1710228

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