Fabriano Rosaspina Paper is an excellent quality paper made from 60% cotton. It is ideal for intaglio, lithography and screen printing.
Fabriano Rosaspina Paper is acid free and conforms to ISO 9706 ‘long life’ standard therefore giving the assurance of excellent conservation over time. Fabriano Rosaspina Paper is made on a cylinder mould in the tradition of the Fabriano Italian papermakers. It is watermarked “FABRIANO® + Rosaspina” and the sheets have 2 deckle edges.
- 50 x 70 cm
- 70 x 100 cm
- 220 gsm
- 285 gsm
* Comes in a pack of 5 sheets
Rosaspina is a hidden jewel among printmaking papers! It performs as well as 100% rag papers and is excellent for all printmaking techniques.
Its 60% cotton content and lack of external sizing give it a sumptuously soft surface ideal for deep etching, aquatint, intaglio, lithography and silkscreen.
It makes for an equally luxurious, upscale drawing paper.
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Artists work on paper with a multitude of different media including graphite, charcoal, watercolour, inks, coloured pencil and pastel. Artist paper is acid free which helps to optimise the structure of the paper, minimising deterioration over time including fading, yellowing, or even preventing the paper from falling apart. Cotton papers are considered the highest quality papers as they are acid free, conservation quality and made of the strongest fibres. This is important to many artists as it allows them to erase repeatedly, lift colour with ease, and scrub and scratch, without holes tears and breaks appearing in the paper. Cotton papers are more expensive than the alternative wood-free paper, often a mix of cotton and lignin free cellulose fibres.
Founded in 1264, Cartiere Miliani Fabriano is the cradle of papermaking in Europe and their craftsmanship is evident in each of their products.