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Yupo is a compelling and unique alternative to traditional art papers. It's a synthetic paper, machine-made in the USA of 100% polypropylene. It is waterproof, stain-resistant, and extremely strong and durable.
This extraordinary, non-absorbent surface resists tearing and buckling and remains perfectly flat, eliminating the need for soaking, stretching, or taping.
Watercolor professionals have found Yupo to be receptive to a variety of aqueous techniques, but it is also ideal for offset printing, silkscreen, debossing, drawing, acrylic painting, and more.
Choose Bright White or Translucent sheets. Pigments applied to the Bright White sheet retain their true clarity and brilliance while the Translucent sheet allows for special layered effects and tracing.
Yupo is pH-neutral, flawlessly smooth, and recyclable.
Because of the unique qualities of this paper, dirt and oils hinder its performance. We recommend removing spots and fingerprints with soap and water before use.
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.
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from Burlington, IA
Comments about Yupo Watercolor Paper:
I've been working with alcohol inks, this paper works so well with the inks, also with watercolors.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Yupo seems to be popular alternative to watercolor paper.
from Albuquerque, NM
Want to try something new and exciting? Yupo is a wonderful alternative to watercolor paper. This item is becoming more popular with members of our watercolor society. The way the colors roll and mix on the surface of Yupo is almost like magic.Best of all especially for beginners is that you can erase the watercolor paint off like chalk on a blackboard.Something to think about for summer fun.
Giant Roll of Yupo
I'm doing a really large gouache painting on Yupo. So far so good.Pretty heavy so it took some thinking to hang on the wall. It was too heavy for earth magnets (at least the ones we had). We used clips and tape. Fingers crossed that it will hold.
Okay I am now into watercolor but I had to try
from sacramento, ca
Took a workshop with watercolor on Yupo, okay I enjoyed myself but am not into watercolor.
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First try on Yupo
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
papper made of butter
Yupo paper is a game changer for almost any medium. I personally use it for acrylic ink and water color. And the only comparison is that its lie painting with butter. Any color just pops and the richness stays because it's being absorbed by the fibers in the paper. The price is So worth it! Very easy to work with, very fun.
Threat paper, great service.
from Brasstown, NC
I use this paper with alcohol inks, water colors and in my mixed media pieces. Very versatile.
Fun Paper For Watercolors
from Naples, FL
This Yupo paper is great for breaking away from tight technique when painting with watercolors. Let the colors drip, pool and run to create a loose wet on wet look.
from Yuma, AZ
I use it for alcohol ink. You can wipe off the ink if you need to redo an area. Unable to do that with other alcohol ink papers.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
YUPO Is Fun
from Lincoln NE
I'm no artist but I've messed around with several forms of art materials just for my own enjoyment. Having recently been introduced to alcohol inks and Yupo paper, it's been a lot of fun. Started with smaller Yupo paper but now have wanted the larger size...Dick Blick to the rescue. These sheets arrived perfectly packaged and in A-1 condition. I haven't started my large picture yet but I know the product and feel confident it will be just what I want.
from laguna woods California
YUpo paper lis excellent for several reasons You may paint with watercolor or acrylic paints.Since it is non absorbent It allows for changes and one sheet may be used many timesThe translucent type is even more fun. You can paint on one side and add on different strokes and colors on the other side/..
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