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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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Okay I am now into watercolor but I had to try
from sacramento, ca
Comments about Yupo Watercolor Paper:
Took a workshop with watercolor on Yupo, okay I enjoyed myself but am not into watercolor.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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First try on Yupo
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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/..
I love Yupo Paper!
from Pittsburgh PA
I love the versatility of this Yupo paper. I can put down lots of color and lift it, imprint on it and glaze over it so easily. I am looking forward to making some new, exciting artwork with this support.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from LOS LUNAS NM
i HAVE NOT USED THE YUPO YET BUT IT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL WORK JUST FINE. aLSO THE PACKING WAS PERFECT AND WAS REUSABLE FOR A PRINT THAT WAS A CHRISTMAS GIFT!
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Unique substrate, challenging yet rewarding results
from Miami, FL
I used it with Acryic and pencil. I really enjoyed working on the Translucent Yupo because of the ethereal quality it gives to my painting. As a positive or a negative, depending on one's intention, mediums can be lifted off surface by merely rubbing off with a damp cloth. Recently used it for a multi-layer collage project and mounted it on panel. Heavy acrylic gel medium is excellent for adhesion of Yupo to panel, and work must be sealed to avoid paint or other medium from being rubbed off or washed off accidentally. Sealing with Something like Krylon matte clear spray is very effective. Loved the Yupo!
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Translucent Yupo collage
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