Each of the papers and canvases that we use and stock at photoART GB have their own unique characteristics, here we list those papers and their qualities.
Permajet Omega Rag - 310gsmA 100% cotton rag paper with an enhanced whiter 310gsm base. This acid-free, smooth matt paper upholds the appearance of high-key detail and colours to an exceptional standard. It has a high colour gamut volume and excellent ability to return a smooth gradation of skin tones or highly detailed information. It is extremely suitable for images that exhibit a lot of shadow detail and wide colour spectrum making - the ideal partner for a fine art image in monochrome on a cotton base.
Permajet Alpha Rag - 310gsmA 100% cotton rag paper with a natural white 310gsm base - the ideal, heavyweight, giclée fine art reproduction media. This acid-free, matt surfaced paper provides the feel and appearance of traditional art materials. It has a very high gamut volume and exceptional ability to return good skin tones, rich deep blacks and vibrant, sharp colours. There are no optical brighteners (OBA's) used in its manufacture, making it very stable under any viewing conditions.
Permajet Museum Heritage - 310gsmAn outstanding textured fine art paper displaying a lovely rough weave with random undulations.
Our ultimate matt inkjet coating technology has been applied to the mid-white, 310gsm alpha/cotton mix base resulting in highlight and shadow detail never seen before for such a media. It is totally acid-free, water resistant and with an impressive scuff-resistant coating avoiding 'flaking' seen on similar papers. Excellent D-Max and print sharpness make this unbeatable for most types of work requiring a textured finish. As the name suggests, it has all the attributes to meet the museum standard of inkjet printing. Ideal for galleries, museums and photographers who intend to create fine art prints in colour with a high degree of detail and pronounced texture. 100% Pigment and dye ink compatible.
Innova Soft White Cotton - 280gsmThe slightly textured surface of this paper replicates a traditional etching paper.
Coated with the latest pigment and dye inkjet receptive technology, the cotton content in the base gives a high quality feel whilst providing flexibility. With an excellent colour gamut and exceptional d-max, this paper is the ideally for reproducing a wide range of tones. This paper is also acid and lignin free; making it the perfect option for creating archival quality digital reproductions of your art.
Fujifilm Fine Art Photo Rag - 300gsmFUJIFILM’s Fine Art Photo Rag Paper is a cotton 100% rag traditional fine art paper with a special smooth matt coating. This is a top of the range rag paper with a firm 300gsm base. Ideal for high quality digital fine art reproductions.
Permajet K3 White Canvas - 350gsmThe 390gsm base is highly water resistant and is made from a cotton rich polycotton blend of 10% polyester and 90% cotton. This unusual mix offers many advantages when being stretched and is guaranteed to be free of cotton husks or impurities. The bright white, textured matt surface gives it a super-wide tonal range, very large colour gamut, ultra image sharpness and a high D-max rating ensuring it works well for both colour and monochrome reproductions. Any image seems to jump off the surface as the white base lifts the image detail and impact.
Permajet 100% Cotton Canvas - 360gsmA cotton canvas ideal for reproductions of paintings and to give added value to your artwork. Artist Canvas is recommended for high quality art images with a matt finish for fine art & photo reproduction.
Permajet FB Distinction - 320gsmA double weighted, bright white paper with an acid-free fibre base (baryta) which takes your print quality to the next level! This 320gsm heavy base and clean gloss finish imitates the traditional look and feel of true baryta and provides an almost '3D' quality and appearance to many printed images. The new FB Distinction 320 maintains the unique characteristics of the previous version but uses new, advanced top and rear coating technology to deliver a flat surface for printer friendly loading. The enhanced, bright white, acid free Baryta base offers exceptional reproduction qualities. The superior coating enables modern printer inks to achieve the highest Dmax rating in the World, therefore delivering the widest tonal range.
Permajet Oyster - 271gsmPermaJet Oyster has a subtle pearl/lustre finish with a heavy base weight of 271gsm giving it a true photographic paper texture and finish. Manufactured to be the whitest Oyster/Pearl surfaced paper on the market, this tough, instant dry, resin coated paper is finished with a UV protective, microporous supercoat giving it a high degree of water and fade resistance. The exceptional demonstration of all colours and tones as well as a low metamerism index make this product suitable for both colour and monochrome images.
Permajet MattPlus - 240gsmA clean, white, smooth matt paper with ultra image sharpness and a really smooth surface. At 240gsm, the extra weight gives this paper a soft, sumptuous feel and appearance as well as deep and crisp colours. The exceptionally low metamerism in this paper gives it high credentials for the monochrome specialist. A great everyday paper for matt surface requirements such as monochrome prints right through to colour reproduction work such as flyers and documents.
If you have a special requirement for a paper that isn’t listed we can source it. However, there will be a minimum print order for specially sourced papers.
We’re confident that we have the right paper for you in our stocks already!
If you would like to receive a sample pack of our papers please do get in touch.
About UsphotoART GB was established in 2005 by Gary Jeffrey and Bob Law, the GB in photoART GB! With many years experience of image handling gained in the traditional photographic darkrooms behind them, Gary and Bob have transferred their knowledge and skills to the digital arena. photoART GB prides itself in the level of personal friendly service provided, and we're always happy to talk through your specific requirements with you, tailoring our services to each individual clients needs.
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