The Fabriano oil painting paper Tela has an internal and external sizing that offers an ideal absorption for oil colours. It is acid-free and archival. The paper of these Fabriano Tela blocks has a linen texture with a fine grain. The unique paper surface, obtained through a specialized texturing process, creates a surface similar to linen canvas. An ideal alternative to canvas, Fabriano Tela oil painting paper provides an excellent surface bond for oil paints and oil bars. The paper is already primed to stop the oil from seeping through the pages and it gives just the right tooth for oil painting. The absence of acid guarantees that this special oil paper will not change over time. Oil painting on paper is convenient for art classes, quick oil sketches, Plein air painting and for working out oil painting techniques and ideas. It is recommended for Oil & Acrylic painting techniques.
- Blocks are glued on 4 sides to prevent the paper buckling.
- Ready-primed paper that’s suitable for oils and acrylics.
- It’s specially treated so that it absorbs the colours.
- Acid-free with a canvas-like texture.
- Contains 10 Sheets.
- The weight of the canvas paper is 300gsm / 140lbs.
- There is a choice of sizes in a convenient block form:
- 18 x 24cm
- 24 x 32cm
- 30 x 40cm
- 36 x 48cm
- 42 x 56cm
Very few companies can claim a longer or more distinguished heritage than Fabriano. Dating back to 1264, the Fabriano mill’s fine arts papers were used and highly praised by Michelangelo. Fabrianese paper masters pioneered many of the processes now common in paper manufacture today, including the watermark and the technique of surface sheet glueing using gelatine.