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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.
Pads are tape bound on the short side.
Heavyweight Watercolor Paper Pads
The heavyweight, 144 lb (390 gsm) paper in Yupo Heavyweight Watercolor Pads is incredibly strong with a very smooth surface. Its heavier weight makes it more resistant to buckling and warping. Pads contain 10 sheets of paper.
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Comments about Yupo Watercolor Paper Pads:
Solid tablet. Beautiful Yupo sheets.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Waban, MA
Finding Yupo Paper for watercolor both challenging and a fun product to work with. There is a bit of a learning curve but well worth the effort. Give it try. I think you will love working with it.There is no need to stretch the the paper and it comes in a variety of sizes.
Love this product
By Grad Student
I'm experimenting with this paper for a new art project, and theres really nothing it can't do! I bought the translucent Yupo paper- I've had a hard time finding quality paper that is transparent and this definitely does the trick.
Love the heavy
from Rapid City SD
Really was a good price getting a little harder to find. Heavy is easier to work with when you are working the paint.
Exciting surface for special effects
from Orlando, FL
If you enjoy lifting and the spontaneous effects of watercolor, and don't have much use for glazing or layering, this is a great surface to work on. Especially well suited for abstract work, it nevertheless allows for precise realism as well due to the freedom with which you can lift and move color around.
I love to paint on Yupo!
from Vista, CA
This is an interesting Yupo Paper. It is a heavy version of Yupo, which I truly didn't know existed. I really like it a lot! I can apply paint with a brush from my palette, or pour it from a bottle. Either way, the strength of this paper holds the paint very well. Will I buy it again . . . You bet I will . . .
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Unique watercolor techniques are possible. It's a party every time I use Yupo pape!
I would buy this producy again
from Pittsburgh PA
Yupo has opened a whole new way of working with W/C for me. I love how it lets the colors mix and keeps my work loose.
I absolutely love this product.
By H. Krause
from Evansville, IN
I love using this yup paper for acrylics and for alcohol inks. It's great quality paper.
I love this paper!
from Prescott Valley, AZ
Prices are great, then free shipping if I purchase an affordable amount.
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