Paper Descriptions

Takach Paper Company

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Arches 88 100% cotton, mould made in France. 2 deckle edges, 2 torn edges. Unsized  allowing for high ink absorption.  Smooth surface. Uses: monotype, silkscreen, lithography, etching , embossing, drawing
Arches Cover 100% cotton, mould made in France. 2 deckle edges, 2 torn edges. Sized. Textured surface. Uses: monotype, silkscreen, lithography, etching , embossing, intaglio, collotype, drawing
Arches Platine 100% cotton, special sizing. 2 deckles, 2 torn edges. Smooth surface. Uses: Platinum printing, photography, monotype
Arches Text Wove 100% cotton. Mouldmade in France. 2 natural deckles. Excellent for printmaking and book making.
Arches Watercolor 100% cotton. Mouldmade in France. Deckles. Internally and surface sized.  Hot press (smooth) Cold press (textured) & Rough finish. Uses: Watercolor, Block printing, pastel, Iris printing (giclee).
Arnhem 1618 100% Rag made in Holland.  Vellum finish. 2 deckles. Internal and surface  sizing. Semi -smooth surface. Works well with Akua Inks. Print dry or damp.
Blotters 100% high alpha cellulose. Machine made . Unsized, lightly textured. Very absorbent. Uses: drying or dampening papers.
Domestic Etching 50% cotton, 50% sulphite. Machine made in USA. 4 cut edges. Similar to Rives Heavyweight. Uses: Monotype, silkscreen, lithography, etching, embossing, letterpress, proofing, drawing. Inexpensive
Evolon Synthetic paper. AMAZING! Polyester/nylon microfiber. very strong. dries flat. Drawing, intaglio, litho, letterpress, monotype Blotting, sewing
Folio 100% cotton, machine made in USA. 2 deckles. Uses: printmaking, drawing, proofing. Inexpensive.
Gampi Torinoko 100% gampi. 4 deckles. Soft, silky natural color. Very strong.  Uses: All printmaking, conservation.
Gampi Silk 95% Japanese gampi 5%sulphite. Natural color. Very thin and strong
German Etching 75% cotton, 25% high alpha cellulose. Mouldmade in Germany. Unsized.  4 deckles. High quality soft paper. Uses: Embossment, etching, lithography, monotype. Mist rather than soak prior to use.
Glassine 100% sulphite. Thin acid free transparent sheet. Uses: Interleaving between prints, packing artwork. Similar to wax paper in appearance.
Hahnemuhle Copperplate 100% alpha cellulose. Mouldmade in Germany. Sized. 4 deckles. High quality soft paper. Uses: printmaking, embossment, etching, monotype, drawing.
Hosho Professional 100% sulphite. Handmade in Japan. 4 deckles. very strong.  pattern.  Uses: Block printing, chine colle, conservation.
Hosho Student 100% sulphite. Handmade in Japan. 4 deckles. very strong. A heavier, coarser version of Hosho Pro.  Uses: Block printing
Interleaving 100% sulphite. Machine made in USA. Acid free paper used as interleaving between prints, packing.
Kitakata 100% Philippine gampi fiber. Handmade in Japan. 4 deckles. Nice laid pattern. Very strong.  Uses: Block printing, chine colle, lithography, monotypes, conservation. Natural & green color.
Lenox 100 100% cotton. Machine made in USA.  4 cut edges. Uses: printmaking, drawing, proofing. Inexpensive.
Masa 100% sulphite. Machine made in Japan. 4 cut edges. Uses: block printing, letterpress, silkscreen.
Mulberry Japanese Handmade Kozo & sulphite mix. Hand made in Japan. 4 deckles. Nice laid pattern.  High wet strength. Uses: block printing, chine colle, etching, lithography, monotype, conservation.
Nideggen Cotton and High alpha cellulose.  4 Natural deckles. Irregular wavy laid pattern.  Uses: Book binding, printing, drawing
Okawara Student 50% Thai Kozo 50% sulphite pulp. Very soft surface. Uses: printmaking, drawing
Okawara Handmade 100% Kozo. Hand made in Japan. 4 deckles. Laid Pattern. Uses: block printing, chine colle, conservation printmaking.
Pescia (Cartiera Magnani) 100% cotton. Mouldmade in Italy. 4 deckles, watermarked, distinct colors, smooth finish, light sizing. Uses: monotype, etching, embossment, printmaking.
Revere (Cartiera Magnani) 100% cotton. Mouldmade in Italy. 4 deckles watermarked, distinct colors. Silk (smooth), Suede (lightly textured), or Felt (textured) finish. Internal sizing. Uses: aquatint, mezzotint, dry point, monotype, lithography, etching, drawing. Dries flat.
Rising Drawing 100% cotton. Machine made. Acid Free Used for backing fine art, print folders ,drawing paper, offset lithography, silkscreen.
Rives Hwt/Lwt 100% cotton. Mouldmade France.  Deckles.  Uses: All printmaking, book art.
Rives BFK 100% cotton. Mouldmade France.  Deckles.  Uses: All printmaking, drawing. 250/ 270/ 280 gram weight.
Sekishu 80% kozo 20% sulphite. Hand made Japan. 4 deckles. Uses: block print, chine colle, etching, litho, monotype, conservation.
Somerset 100% cotton. Mouldmade in England. Sized. Deckles. 3 surfaces. Satin (smooth), Velvet (light texture), Textured. Uses: lithography, monotype, etching, drawing.
Stonehenge 100% cotton. Machine made in USA. 2 deckles. Inexpensive. Uses: printmaking, proofing, drawing.
Thai Papers 100% kozo. Machine made in Thailand.  Chiri-Specks of bark.  Unru-Long Fibers.  Kozo Natural smooth.  Uses: chine colle, printmaking.
Tiepolo All printmaking processes
Yupo 100% polypropylene. (synthetic paper) Neutral pH. Machine made, strong smooth surface, no deckles, waterproof. Uses: offset, silkscreen, mono printing, watercolor, drawing, registration.

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