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Arches Text Wove is an acid-free, mouldmade, 119 gsm paper that was designed for letterpress and book arts, but it's also excellent for calligraphy and drawing.
Made from 100% cotton, Text Wove has a unique look and feel. Its natural white color won't yellow, making it ideal for applications where archival preservation is desired.
This paper features four deckle edges and a watermark. It complies with ISO 9706, which ensures optimal preservation over time.
Handling Charge — When ordering sheets of paper or board larger than 18” x 24” in quantities of less than 10, a $3.00 per order handling fee applies. Paper or boards may be assorted to reach the quantity of 10.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Arches products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
® Arches is a registered trademark.
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My favorite paper!
from Salem OR
Comments about Arches Text Wove Sheets:
I love this paper - it is ideal for so many projects. It is really tough too - one can even turn the hose on it and if one doesn't like what one has done! Best of all it tears beautifully which makes it ideal for books.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Do buy paper in bulk from Dick Blick
By Letter Lady
When you order paper, it comes flat, between cardboard, bound with plastic film, enclosed in cardboard. Great for storing it, and no chance of wrinkling.
I will always buy this product.
from Annapolis MD
My favorite go-to paper for calligraphy and book arts, as well as paste paper and sheets heavily painted with multiple layers of acrylics and other media.Additional comment: I was impressed with how carefully the order was shipped. These were large sheets and they arrived in perfect condition.
from St. Louis, MO
The only reason I gave four stars is that I have not tried a large number of other papers. This is recommended by my calligraphy teacher, a professional, to many of her different classes. We have used it for illumination projects with watercolor, gouache and different types of ink as well as for italic and uncial. It does not bleed or feather, even when using Parallel pens and dip pens. I like it for illumination items to be framed. I have used it with stick ink, gold watercolor ink, walnut ink, etc. It is easily folded and torn into smaller pieces. I find it too textured to be used with fine nibs, but it works well with broader ones.
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Wonderful paper at a great price
By Kasey Potzler
from Bellingham, WA
I've used Arches Text wove in my blank hand bound journals for years. Love that it is a wonderful surface for pen, ink, pencil and watercolor. Also love that Blicks prices with the sale are excellent and they ship this heavy stuff to me quickly for FREE!
My first choice.
from Chicago, Ill
Arches text wove is THE go to paper for many calligraphy projects from broadsides to handmade books. It handles the inks, gouache and watercolor with ease. It has a beautiful surface and it a great base for paste paper techniques.
Arches Text Wove Sheets
By Linda Lou
from Gaines, Micihigan
In a recent mixed media class by Jacqueline Sullivan, we used this paper with paste paint. This paper provided a very nice painting surface.
Exactly what i wanted
from Ann Arbor, MI
Ordered a large number of sheets, no creases in the paper, came on time. The packaging was very nice.
My favorite paper for everything
By Printing Granny
from Salt Lake City
Arches Text Wove is my Go-T0 paper for calligraphy, book arts, and even printmaking. It takes water media beautifully, and is extremely strong. I've scrunched it, drenched it, ironed it, and it always turns out better than I expected.
Nice texture for drawing
I only wish this paper were heavier. Unless you are careful, it will bend and get dimples where it creases from handling. Otherwise, I've used this paper before love the texture for detailed pencil drawings. It's got enough tooth that the shadows will stay laminated or not block up, yet it is smooth enough to have some good detail for landscape, nature items and such.
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