...what would they look like?
A non-printmaker friend thought that the name Fabriano Rosaspina Bianco sounded more like a fictional character than a type of printmaking paper and so there was only one sensible thing to do after this conversation. I went on to create a small cast of characters based on the names of some well-known papers found in many printrooms. This was a fun exercise in using Photoshop a little bit more and also in hurrying on the time until we can properly return to the print studios!
These papers handle all kinds of inks beautifully. They make a great impression, but can split under too much pressure
The indestructible new kid. Plike is strong stuff and can handle screenprinting, lasercutting, folding, spilt liquids and (miraculously) does not tear too easily. Just what is this paper made of?
Handles detail beautifully...
She brings out the colour and the clarity in your aquatinted intaglio prints like no other paper can. Just what is her secret?