Fine Art Papers

Our fine art paper prints (also known as Giclee) are ordered by galleries, individual artists and photographers. The papers and inks are not only archival but use some of the most accurate print technology for full color prints.

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Archival Matte Paper

Archival Matte Paper, our house stock fine art paper, also known as Moab Lasal Photo Matte, is an economical favorite for fine art reproductions and photo prints. It features a smooth surface, heavy weight (230 g, 9.5-mil), neutral white, matte paper engineered for accurate color reproduction that provides high contrast and high-resolution output. This paper is acid-free making it the perfect choice for both photography & fine art reproductions.

Archival Canvas Paper

This is the same as our Archival Matte Paper (or Moab Lasal Photo Matte) but embossed with a canvas texture. This is a heavy weight (230 g, 9.5-mil), neutral white, archival matte paper engineered for accurate color reproduction that provides high contrast and high resolution output. This paper is acid-free making it the perfect choice for both photography & fine art reproductions.

Premium Giclee Paper

This is a thick (21-mil) heavy weight (310g) paper with the luxurious style of traditional artists' papers. It has a natural-white, matte finish with a textured watercolor feel. Fine art photographers will enjoy its true matte surface with elegant texture while artists will find it ideal for fine-art reproductions, especially paintings with a loose, expressive style.

Strathmore Pure Cotton

Strathmore Pure Cotton is a hot press smooth paper meticulously crafted and carefully engineered via wind power to bring legendary Strathmore to the latest giclee printing technology for photography and fine art reproduction. This eco-friendly, OBA-free fine art paper is 100% pure cotton meeting some of the highest archival standards.

Fine Art Paper Velvet

Officially Moab's Somerset Enhanced Velvet, this paper was previously labeled by FinerWorks simply 'Fine Art Paper'. This popular paper is also distrubuted under the brands Epson Somerset Velvet and Canon Fine Art Enhanced Velvet. This textured paper favored by artists and photographers alike is milled by the St. Cuthberts Mill in Somerset, England. It is an acid-free, 100% cotton, single-side coated paper showing a natural white finish with a slightly textured matte surface has a soft velvet-like feel. A high-quality, mould-made paper, it is ideal for digital fine art reproductions. We now print this on Canon Printers using the Canon Lucia inks due to their superior archivability and increased color range.

Entrada Rag Natural

Moab's award-winning 100% cotton smooth fine art paper helps bring your vision to print through superb ink handling and sharpness. Replacing the Epson Ultrasmooth Fine Art Paper, this paper will appear very similar but be slightly more robust in thickness. Entrada is an archival acid- and lignin-free paper with an expanded color gamut, natural contrast and high ink load. Like it's predecessor Epson's Ultrasmooth Fine Art Paper this too is OBA (Optical Brightener Agents) free making your prints even more archival.

Sunset Cotton Etching

For those looking for a more traditional fine art paper, the low level textured surface resembles the papers used on the etching presses seen in classical intaglio printmaking. The special matte coating supports detail, rich blacks, and exceptional color reproduction, all on an acid free base paper made from a cotton wood pulp blend. Finally artists and photographers can get the rich detail and wide color gamut they expect with modern print making yet still have a paper with old world appeal.

Satin Luster Paper

Moab Exhibition Luster now with a gloss optimizer coating. This high quality 11 mil 300g paper answers artist’s and photographers’ requests for a high quality paper between a matte and a gloss, with excellent ink retention characteristics and a color gamut that is second to none. This paper maintains a traditional E surface finish, providing an elegant texture consistent to that of a traditional dark room print.

Tip: This is our most popular paper with professional photographers however it also makes stunning art reproductions.


Metallic Paper

Branded as Moab Slickrock Metallic Pearl, this paper enables you to create stunning prints that previously could be output only in a darkroom. The metallic, high-gloss surface on this 10-mil, 255g photo paper results in prints that are sharp, vibrant, and exceptionally rich-looking. This paper provides the perfect way to make portraits, fine art reproductions, and competition prints that stand out from the others.

Tip:This paper is ideal for images that require high gamut, high contrast printing.


Hahnemühle Hemp Base - Eco Paper

Hahnemühle Hemp uses one of the oldest and most diverse natural fibers in the world and is made of 60% hemp fiber. This giclee paper’s base impresses with its bright white natural tone, and thanks to the bright white color of the hemp fibers, no optical brighteners are required. The lightly textured surface gives the paper a pleasant, silky feel. Combined with a premium matte surface, this is a truly versatile paper for your photos and fine art reproductions. Colors and details are brilliantly reproduced, the depth of the black truly stands out and contrasts are reproduced with stunning effect. The acid- and lignin-free paper meets the most exacting requirements for age resistance. Hemp was an essential part of paper production for centuries, and due to its extremely robust fibers, it has often been used for long-lasting historical documents, such as the Gutenberg Bible and the US Declaration of Independence.

Hahnemühle Bamboo Base - Eco Paper

Hahnemühle Bamboo is the world’s first giclee and photo paper made from 90% bamboo fibers, for a natural look and environmentally friendly paper production. The natural white, warm-toned bamboo paper does not contain optical brighteners, and stands out thanks to its soft, lightly textured felt structure and sensual feel. The premium matte surface delivers excellent printing results with defined reproduction of color and detail, particularly for warm hues and monochrome prints. Bamboo is acid- and lignin-free and meets the most precise requirements in terms of age resistance. The unique combination of sustainable bamboo fibers, soft surface texture and impressive print quality gives the artwork outstanding expression and soul.

Hahnemühle Agave Base- Eco Paper

Hahnemühle Agave augments the Natural Line with a giclee paper that is produced using agave fibers. 70% of this unique, environmentally friendly paper is made from sisal fibers. The base material stands out with its bright white natural tone and does not contain optical brighteners. The rough, yet delicately defined surface texture gives the subject a captivating sense of depth and impresses with a pleasant, soft feel. The premium matte surface guarantees outstanding print results with excellent reproduction of color and detail, deep black and optimum contrasts. Hahnemühle Agave is acid- and lignin-free and meets the most exacting requirements in terms of age resistance. The combination of unique raw fiber materials, bright white natural tone, balanced surface texture and the customary high print quality makes it an exclusive, versatile paper for fine art reproductions and photo prints.

Hahnemühle Photo Rag

Photo Rag® is Hahnemühle's flagship paper and the most popular paper chosen by fine art photographers and artists 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 whites, colour photographs and art reproductions with impressive pictorial depth and detail. Photo Rag® is a white, 100% cotton paper with a smooth surface texture – guarantees archival standards. With its premium matte coating Photo Rag® meets the highest industry standards regarding density, colour gamut, colour graduation and image sharpness while preserving the special touch and feel of genuine art paper.

Hahnemühle Photo Rag Metallic

Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Metallic is a silvery-shimmering Fine Art giclee and photo paper with a specially formulated coating. The natural white cotton paper contains no optical brighteners and has the characteristic Photo Rag® surface structure and sumptuous feel. Photo Rag® Metallic features a special silvery-shimmering surface finish.

Hahnemühle William Turner

The William Turner by Hahnemuhle is one of the most popular papers used in the Giclee printing industry. Texture wise this fits nicely between our Fine Art Paper (Somerset Velvet) and our Premium giclee. This is a 310g natural white mould made natural line paper with 100% rag content making it highly archival. It has a slight coarse texture which gives photos and artwork an elegant look.

Hahnemühle Torchon

Hahnemuhle's Torchon is a 285 gsm acid free fine art paper with a parchment, or pastel paper surface. While it especially suits reproductions of oils, watercolor and pastel mediums, printed photos show an incredible amount of accurate detail and color. The printed side of this paper has been specially coated for excellent image sharpness and optimum color graduation. The coating also offers a very high level of water resistance.

Hahnemühle German Etching

This heavyweight bright white, 100% α-cellulose paper – guarantees archival standards. The mould-made etching paper features a distinct textured surface. With its premium matt inkjet coating German Etching meets the highest industry standards regarding density, colour gamut, colour graduation and image sharpness while preserving the special touch and feel of genuine art paper.

Hahnemühle Photo Gloss Baryta

Photo Gloss Baryta 320, a heavy weight gallery grade glossy photo paper, originally known as Gloss Baryta 320 from the Harman by Hahnemühle range, is now available in the Hahnemühle Photo line with a new improved coating. The bright white paper made from 100% α-Cellulose is a true baryta paper with a particularly smooth and high-gloss surface. The improved coating formulation guarantees a homogeneous surface and top printing quality with high density and a large colour gamut.

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These options are for unmounted prints.


Presentation Mat Folder - White - 2 ply

Presentation Mat Folder - White - 4 ply

Presentation Mat Folder - Black - 2 ply

Presentation Mat Folder - Black - 4 ply

Fine Art Papers FAQs


  1. Does FinerWorks offer paper types other than those listed?

  2. Will my print ever fade?

  3. Can I order a print with just matting?

  4. Which paper is best for my artwork or photography? .

  5. How should I care for my fine art paper print?

  6. Why do some prints want to curl and not remain flat initially?

  7. Do you apply a laminate or spray coating to my fine art paper prints?

  8. Can I get samples of your fine art papers?

  9. Are these giclee prints?

  10. How well do photos print on fine art papers?

  11. Does FinerWorks have any fine art papers not listed?

  12. What is “Giclee Printing”?

  13. Can I paint over my fine art paper prints?

  14. Will my print be ready to hang?


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