Somerset® is a world leading traditional printmaking paper. Mould made from 100% cotton to high archival standards.
The surface has a gentle texture, soft and good-tempered nature, and is a strong and stable enough sheet to ensure excellent printing. It remains flat after printing and offers durability and long life to finished editions of work. It is available in eight highly lightfast colours that reach a minimum of 7 on the Blue Wool Scale.
Somerset® is an elegant and hardworking printmaking perfect for limited edition prints.
Available in various sizes, GSM’s and Surfaces.
The range has been developed to meet the exacting requirements of different printmaking techniques.
Suitable for: block/relief printing, embossing, intaglio/etching, hand/stone lithography, laser printing, letterpress, silkscreen/serigraphy, pastel and charcoal
Content: 100% Cotton
Longevity: Acid free & archival, Calcium carbonate buffered, pH 7-9
Characteristics: Gelatine surface sized, Internally sized 4 deckle edges (two natural, two torn by hand, unless stated otherwise)
Autheticity: Watermarks bearing the name Somerset appear twice (on most sheets)