Here is a list of the different types of paper we use for Giclée printing. We recommend either ordering a sample pack or having proofs printed so you can have a look at the papers you're interested in using before ordering prints. Please feel free to contact us for more information about any of the papers below.
Ideal for traditional artwork such as oils, watercolours, acrylics and pastels.
This heavyweight etching board is velvety smooth with a fine surface texture. German Etching is one of the most popular media worldwide for artwork and photography.
The term "torchon" is taken from the French and means "coarse structure". The special surface texture of this bright white paper is a reminder of this. It can capture the timeless original beauty and three dimensionality of an artwork in its own special way.
Ink Jet Paper that looks and feels like Watercolour Paper. Somerset Enhanced is a beautiful digital art paper. It's surface is a radiant white colour, with a surface finish that is only seen on authentic art papers. 'Velvet' has a wonderful intermediate finish.
Suited to illustrations, photography and digital artwork.
Photo Rag by Hahnemühle is the most popular paper chosen by photographers to create high quality fine art prints. The fine, smooth surface and feel of Photo Rag make this paper very versatile and it is ideal for printing both black and white and colour photographs and art reproductions with impressive pictorial depth.
Bamboo is the world's first digital fine art inkjet paper made from bamboo fibres. Bamboo represents spirituality, naturalness and resource-saving paper production. Particularly suitable for warm-toned colour and monochrome prints, Bamboo really highlights the sensuality of images.
Developed to give professional photographers a fine art inkjet paper with excellent colour rendition. The superior inkjet coating gives amazing detail on an exquisite smooth matte surface, with subtle hints of surface texture. These papers are traditionally mould made from 100% cotton, to high archival standards, providing a paper with a genuine heritage. Somerset Photo is a professional fine art inkjet paper producing outstanding results.
Suitable for a wide range of images, from photographic to illustrations to traditional techniques.
With this semi-gloss PE paper with micro-porous coating, you will achieve picture results like the ones provided by photographic laboratories. With its grammage of 260gsm, Photo Luster features a higher stability than most of the inkjet photo papers and guarantees long-lasting fade resistant prints.
This matt-coated photo paper, with its ability to absorb extremely large amounts of ink, stands out from other papers. Strong, vivid colours guarantee a pleasing and highquality appearance that is reliable and long lasting, even under extreme conditions. Ideal areas of use are menus and invitations, artistic b/w and sepia photos as well as demanding digital art prints. This paper is the perfect all-rounder for all types of matt printing.
Our canvas has a white matt finish naturally, but can be varnished in either a matt, satin or gloss finish. Varnish is used to seal the ink print and provide UV protection.
Daguerre Canvas offers a fine structure which is particularly good for fine art photo printing. Its bright white point provides clear fresh colours and contrasts for black and white reproductions.