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Unique, archival paper for all oil painting and multimedia techniques! Cold pressed 140lb

This revolutionary new paper is sure to inspire oil painters the world over! Arches of France have been creating fine artists' papers since 1492, and new Arches Oil Paper is no exception. This innovative surface is designed specifically for use with oil paints, yet retains the look and feel of traditional Arches paper that artists have come to know and love. Archivally made from 100% cotton, Arches Oil Paper features a powerful oil barrier that absorbs water, solvents and binder but allows paints and pigments to sit up on the surface for a vibrant effect.

Key Features:
  • Cold pressed
  • Heavyweight 140 lb.
  • 300 gsm.
  • Texture: fine grain / Colour: white
  • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
  • 100% cotton paper
  • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
  • Powerful oil barrier absorbs water, solvents & binder
  • Paint & pigment remain on the surface
  • Strong, toothy surface withstands vigorous techniques
  • Ready to use — no preparation required!
  • Four deckled edges & a watermark
  • Easy to frame, store & transport
Perfect For:
  • Students, professionals & plein air artists
  • Sketches & finished art in oil paints
  • Glazes & washes in thinned oils
  • Impasto & knife painting techniques
  • Multimedia artwork in oils & dry media
  • Convenient & portable oil painting surface
  • An essential surface for all oil painters!
  • Oil and oil pastel
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Arches 1401b. Oil Paper, Blocks & Rolls

Unique, archival paper for all oil painting and multimedia techniques! Cold pressed 140lb

This revolutionary new paper is sure to inspire oil painters the world over! Arches of France have been creating fine artists' papers since 1492, and new Arches Oil Paper is no exception. This innovative surface is designed specifically for use with oil paints, yet retains the look and feel of traditional Arches paper that artists have come to know and love. Archivally made from 100% cotton, Arches Oil Paper features a powerful oil barrier that absorbs water, solvents and binder but allows paints and pigments to sit up on the surface for a vibrant effect. Thanks to its semi-absorbent surface, the paint stays on the surface for an excellent rendering of the colours and faster drying times.

The even-toothed texture of Arches Oil Paper is classic and familiar, and is also perfect for working over oil washes with pastels, pencils, and other dry media for exciting multimedia techniques. Available in packs of ten 22x30" sheets, 12 sheet tape-bound pads or generous 51" x 10 yard rolls, it's easy to tear down the paper to virtually any size you need. With its strong, tough composition, Arches Oil can withstand vigorous painting techniques, rubbing and scraping, and is heavy enough to support impasto layers. Perhaps best of all is its convenience: there's no preparation necessary, no need to size, gesso or prime — Arches Oil Paper is ready to use right out of the package! Simply pull out a sheet and paint — then when finished, it's simple to store, transport, or frame completed paintings. Perfect for bringing on plein air painting trips, for creating quick sketches or finished works in oils, for multimedia art and more, new Arches Oil Paper is an essential addition to any oil painter's repertoire!

Key Features:
  • Cold pressed
  • Heavyweight 140 lb.
  • 300 gsm.
  • Texture: fine grain / Colour: white
  • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
  • 100% cotton paper
  • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
  • Powerful oil barrier absorbs water, solvents & binder
  • Paint & pigment remain on the surface
  • Strong, toothy surface withstands vigorous techniques
  • Ready to use — no preparation required!
  • Four deckled edges & a watermark
  • Easy to frame, store & transport
Perfect For:
  • Students, professionals & plein air artists
  • Sketches & finished art in oil paints
  • Glazes & washes in thinned oils
  • Impasto & knife painting techniques
  • Multimedia artwork in oils & dry media
  • Convenient & portable oil painting surface
  • An essential surface for all oil painters!

Arches 1401b. Oil Paper, Blocks & Rolls is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally Found It I use my oils like acrylics with just paint & Mona Lisa truly Odorless Mineral Spirits, doing several layers. I never liked canvas & held off on ordering this because it's not "plate smooth". However, it *is* smoother than most canvasses. After 5 minutes of playing with it, I knew I'd found the surface I've been needing. Yes, it's highly absorbent, as was the real gesso the Old Masters used. I seriously recommend one or two toning washes & let it dry about 24 hours before blocking things in. You can also use a white for this. It'll help the first layers not sink in so fast. It does get less absorbent & smoother as you go.
Date published: 2016-01-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not great if you use medium Got the pad because I needed one for small studies. The reviews sound like it's good for impasto or oil pastels but I found it wasn't so good if you use medium. With medium, it reacted like watercolor paper and just soaked it right up. The paper did keep more flat than watercolor paper but overall I couldn't get the right effect I initially needed the paper for. I will probably buy canvas paper instead so it soaks up less... and set this aside
Date published: 2014-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This paper is fantastic. Watch other paper companies to follow Arches with a quality oil paper. I have been painting oils on paper for years and have typically used Fabriano Artistico 300lb, which is a terrific paper. The problem is first having to cover it with gesso of course. I was concerned this new paper might not be heavy enough to hold the paint (my applications are very thick); it does. The oils remain on top, luminous and the paper is not buckling or shrinking but is still pliable enough to roll. My one caution would be if you need to completely remove the paint, the paper seems to want to hold on to it. If you are in the habit of using a lot of paint thinners this might not be the paper for you. Otherwise, it is fantastic. This will be my preferred paper from now on. I love it! R. Waiksnis
Date published: 2012-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great paper I have recently begun painting with oil pastels after yrs of using soft pastels. Due to allergies I had to switch to acrylic paints. When I discovered oil pastels I was thrilled to be able to paint/draw once again. Next I was trying various papers. When I saw Arches had this new paper for oils on the market I ordered a few sheets.The results were wonderful. The paper is easy to work with,colors are vibrant and after layering one can scrape back if correcting or experimenting. It is sturdy, great quality and totally compatible with oil pastels.Love it.
Date published: 2012-09-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great alternative to gessoed panels Arches Oil paper is very absorbant compared to the lead primed linens I usually paint on. That's not a bad thing. It just takes some getting used to, and it forces me to alter my alla prima brush technique. Thin washes end up looking identical to watercolor and are almost instantly dry. Once I start painting with thick opaque strokes, there is a very nice feeling to it, and I end up doing more realistic renderings than I normally do on my smooth linen canvases. The final portraits I've done on it have a pretty sophisticated but smooth and subtle texture that draws people in to look closer.
Date published: 2013-06-06
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Arches Oil Paper 140 lb. 12 Sheet Tape-Bound Pad 9x12
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    • Cold pressed
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    • 300 gsm.
    • Texture: fine grain / Colour: white
    • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
    • 100% cotton paper
    • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
Arches Oil Paper 140 lb. 12 Sheet Tape-Bound Pad 12x16
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    • 300 gsm.
    • Texture: fine grain / Colour: white
    • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
    • 100% cotton paper
    • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
Arches Oil Paper 140 lb. Pack of 10 Sheets 22x30
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    • 300 gsm.
    • Texture: fine grain / Colour: white
    • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
    • 100% cotton paper
    • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
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    • 300 gsm.
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    • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
    • 100% cotton paper
    • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
Arches Oil Paper 140 lb. Roll 51
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    • Heavyweight 140 lb.
    • 300 gsm.
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    • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
    • 100% cotton paper
    • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
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Arches 1401b. Oil Paper, Blocks & Rolls

Unique, archival paper for all oil painting and multimedia techniques! Cold pressed 140lb

This revolutionary new paper is sure to inspire oil painters the world over! Arches of France have been creating fine artists' papers since 1492, and new Arches Oil Paper is no exception. This innovative surface is designed specifically for use with oil paints, yet retains the look and feel of traditional Arches paper that artists have come to know and love. Archivally made from 100% cotton, Arches Oil Paper features a powerful oil barrier that absorbs water, solvents and binder but allows paints and pigments to sit up on the surface for a vibrant effect.

Key Features:
  • Cold pressed
  • Heavyweight 140 lb.
  • 300 gsm.
  • Texture: fine grain / Colour: white
  • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
  • 100% cotton paper
  • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
  • Powerful oil barrier absorbs water, solvents & binder
  • Paint & pigment remain on the surface
  • Strong, toothy surface withstands vigorous techniques
  • Ready to use — no preparation required!
  • Four deckled edges & a watermark
  • Easy to frame, store & transport
Perfect For:
  • Students, professionals & plein air artists
  • Sketches & finished art in oil paints
  • Glazes & washes in thinned oils
  • Impasto & knife painting techniques
  • Multimedia artwork in oils & dry media
  • Convenient & portable oil painting surface
  • An essential surface for all oil painters!
  • Oil and oil pastel
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