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Velin d’ARCHES®

The  reference in the art world

since 1492 and a standard that all other high-end publishing papers have followed!

Made on a cylinder mould (traditional process) : made today on a cylinder mould, the slow turning of the cylinder enables the fibres to be deposited evenly and spread in all directions over the wire. The paper is homogeneous and has very 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, felt pen, lithography, intaglio engraving, relief printing, linocut, letterpress, screen-printing, blind embossing, hot-foil stamping, bookbinding, collotype printing

Formats

Sheets, roll, reels, 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

Pronounced fine grain: ideal for academic drawing. Allows the artist to play with the surface, to obtain relief effects. It is easily erasable without leaving marks or linting.

160, 200, 250, 270, 300, 400 gsm

Wide choice of grammages offering every artist the chance to choose the paper with the bulk best suited to his/her technique.

Special formulation

Lightly sized: ideal for printing, Velin d’ARCHES® paper is greatly appreciated by art publishers for its “love” of ink.

Colours

Natural white, cream, black. Ideal paper for classical or academic drawing, offers a multitude of possibilities for art publishing.

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
160 gsmCold PressedWhite56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges125A1795193
160 gsmCold PressedWhite65 x 50 cm19.5 in x 25.5 in4 deckle edges125A1795144
200 gsmCold PressedWhite56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges125A1795178
250 gsmCold PressedWhite56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges100A1795146
250 gsmCold PressedWhite56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10A1795145
250 gsmCold PressedWhite65 x 50 cm19.5 in x 25.5 in4 deckle edges100A1795179
250 gsmCold PressedCream56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges100A1795150
250 gsmCold PressedCream56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges10A1795149
250 gsmCold PressedBlack55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in3 deckle edges50A1795152
250 gsmCold PressedBlack55.9 x 76.2 cm22 in x 30 in3 deckle edges10A1795151
250 gsmCold PressedBlack111.8 x 76.2 cm44 in x 30 in4 deckle edges50A1795181
270 gsmCold PressedWhite90 x 63 cm35.4 in x 24.8 in4 deckle edges100A1795177
270 gsmCold PressedWhite105 x 75 cm29.5 in x 41 in4 deckle edges50A1795147
300 gsmCold PressedWhite120 x 80 cm47.2 in x 31.5 in4 deckle edges50A1795180
400 gsmCold PressedWhite56 x 76 cm22 in x 30 in4 deckle edges25A1795176
400 gsmCold PressedWhite120 x 160 cm47.2 in x 63 in4 deckle edges25A1795148

Roll

GrammageTextureColourFormat (cm)Size Imperial (inch)Edges Product code
300 gsmCold PressedWhite106.7 x 914 cm42 in x 10 yd2 deckle edgesA1710318

Pads glued on short side

Grammage TextureColourFormat (cm)Size Imperial (inch)EdgesNo. of sheetsProduct code
200 gsm123 lbCold PressedCream23 x 31 cm9 in x 12 in4 cut edges16A1795114
200 gsm123 lbCold PressedCream26 x 36 cm10 in x 14 in4 cut edges16A1795115

Reels

GrammageTextureColourFormat (cm)Size Imperial (inch)Edges Product code
300 gsmCold PressedWhite106.7 x 9140 cm42 in x 100 yd2 deckle edgesA1710320
300 gsmCold PressedWhite132.1 x 9140 cm52 in x 100 yd2 deckle edgesA1710322
400 gsmCold PressedWhite123 x 10000 cm48.4 in x 109 yd2 deckle edgesA1710324

Not all our points of sale stock all our products, so please check availability of the item you need with your local stockist, who will be able to advise you.