Fine Art Paperwashi Fine Art Paper

Awagami fine art wash is made from a combination of innovative and traditional paper making techniques in Tokushima,Japan.
For nearly 300 years, our mill has used eco-friendly fibers to craft Japan’s finest wash papers for artists,designers,and hobbyists around the world.
Awagami papers are extremely long lasting around 100% acid-free.

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A4 Sample Pack

These are sample pack of A4 size which selected for printing.

A4 Fine Art Packs / Mingeishi White

Mingeishi White is a classic and traditional washi favored by Japanese artists for centuries. Each sheet of Mingeishi White is skillfully made with a blend of premium alpha cellulose and kozo (mulberry) fiber. Although Mingeishi White's surface is fairly soft and the sheet is lightweight, this paper exhibits superior overall strength and is highly resilient. This versatile washi is suitable for mixed media artworks and all types of printmaking.

  • 45g/m2
  • wood pulp 70%/Kozo(Mulberry)30%
  • Unsized acid-free paper.
Item Size Price  
Mingeishi White A4/15 sheets 1,000yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Shirakaba

Shirakaba is one of our heavier types of washi paper. This paper is an excellent choice for relief type printmaking (etching & woodcut) and mixed-media works too. Illustrators often enjoy drawing on the smoother side of Shirakaba while printmakers may prefer the papers' softer side for its unique print + embossing quality.

  • 100g/m2
  • Machine-made, wood pulp 100%
    Front side (smooth side) Unsized /
    Back side is lightly sized.
  • Acid-free paper / Archival
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Shirakaba A4/25 sheets 1,000yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Kitakata SH-16

Deckle-edged on four sides, natural color (eggshell)
Philippine gampi is the main fiber for this paper that has a similar gloss to short-fibred 'mitsumata'. The paper is both dense paper and simultaneously glossy. Ideal for copperplate, serigraph, letterpress and more.

  • 36g/m2
  • @@mm
  • Philippines gampi 90%,
    wood pulp 10%
  • Unsized, acid-free paper
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Kitakata SH-16 A4/6 sheets 1,500yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Bamboo Paper Printmaking

Awagami Bamboo Paper is a fine organic choice for artist and designer alike exhibiting notable benefits and advantages over cotton-based papers. Awagami Bamboo papers' luxurious texture is similar to silk while softer than cotton making it an excellent choice for both letterpress and printmaking. Available in sized sheets, Awagami Bamboo paper contains 70% bamboo fiber and 30% mixed recycled content.

  • 250g/m2
  • Bamboo fiber 70%
    Mixed recycled content 30%
  • 8.5 Acid-free paper
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Bamboo Paper Printmaking A4/4sheets 1,500yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Kozo Natural SH-28

This paper is made of 100% kozo, the main fiber traditionally used in washi paper. Kozo fiber is both strong and sinewy yet has a supple quality resulting in thin papers that are useful for a variety of applications including restoration, calligraphy, Japanese notebook paper as well as for coloring to use in handicrafts and block printing.

  • 46g/m2
  • Kozo(Mulberry) 100%
  • Unsized acid-free paper.
Item Size Price  
Kozo Natural SH-28 A4/15sheets 1,500yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Okawara Student

By blending kozo and wood pulp, Okawara Student has much soft and velvety feels. Since it is consisted of natural color and standard texture, it is easy to use for beginners.

  • 51g/m2
  • Kozo(Mulberry) 25%
    wood pulp 75%
  • 7  Unsized acid-free paper
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Okawara Student A4/6sheets 1,500yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Shiramine MM-5

One of the signature line of our machine-made papers, Shiramine exhibits a unique soft-to-the-touch surface accentuated by the 'fullness' of its expressive fibers. It's relative thickness, sizing and easy-to-use color makes it a versatile paper for numerous art techniques including printing. Particularly suitable for printmaking and Japanese-style painting, both sheets and rolls are available making it suitable for large-scale works.

  • 110g/m2
  • wood pulp 55%
    Kozo (Mulberry) 30%
    Manila hemp 15%
  • 7.0 Medium sized acid-free paper.
Item Size Price  
Shiramine MM-5 A4/15sheets 1,500yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Kozo White Thick

This paper is made of 100% kozo, the main fiber traditionally used in washi paper. Kozo fiber is both strong and sinewy yet has a supple quality resulting in thin papers that are useful for a variety of applications including restoration, calligraphy, Japanese notebook paper as well as for coloring to use in handicrafts and block printing.

  • 45g/m2
  • Kozo (Mulberry) 100%
  • Unsized acid-free paper
Item Size Price  
Kozo White Thick A4/15sheets 1,500yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Kozo Natural Thick

This paper is made of 100% kozo, the main fiber traditionally used in washi paper. Kozo fiber is both strong and sinewy yet has a supple quality resulting in thin papers that are useful for a variety of applications including restoration, calligraphy, Japanese notebook paper as well as for coloring to use in handicrafts and block printing.

  • 45g/m2
  • Kozo (Mulberry) 100%
  • Unsized acid-free paper.
Item Size Price  
Kozo Natural Thick A4/15sheets 1,500yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Taizan W-5 (MM-1)

The central ingredient in this machine-made washi is kozo, which gives the sheet both transparency and strength coupled with a distinctive fibrous texture. There is an abundance of expressive kozo fiber in each sheet along with some shorter fibers mixed in to create a fine surface for printmaking and drawing.

  • 30g/m2
  • Kozo(Malberry) 65%
    wood pulp 25%
    Manila hemp 10%
  • 7.5  Lightly sized, acid-free paper
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Taizan W-5 (MM-1) A4/15sheets 1,500yen

A4 Fine Art Packs / Gampishi HM-5

The difficult-to-cultivate gampi plant is harvested in the mountains of Shikoku for the main fiber to use for this washi. The raw material is processed using traditional methods producing a smooth sheet with superb gloss and strength. Particularly suited to copperplate etching, lithograph, letterpress printing, and calligraphy.

  • 30g/m2
  • Shikoku gampi 90%
    Wood pulp 10%
  • 7.2  Unsized, acid-free, handmade
Item Size Price  
Gampishi HM-5 A4/4sheets 2,000yen