Traditional art meets contemporary photography with the Canson Infinity ARCHES® range.

In March 2020 Canson Infinity acquired ARCHES®, ARCHES® have been producing high-quality fine art papers since 1492 and own the only paper mill in France still using a traditional cylinder mould process. Thanks to this acquisition, artists, printmakers and photographers can create digital fine art prints on an authentic ARCHES® paper, thanks to the unique inkjet receiving layer that has been applied to all the papers within the range.

Similarly to the Canson Infinity Fine Art Discovery Pack and the Canson Infinity Photo Discovery Pack, the Canson Infinity ARCHES® Discovery Pack offers 2 A4 sheets of each paper within the ARCHES® range, allowing you to test each of the papers and decide which surface suits your work.

Canson Infinity Arches Discovery Pack A4 (8 Sheets)

ARCHES® 88 310gsm

Made with 100% cotton, ARCHES® 88 offers an ultra-smooth surface finish and a soft and supple feel. It has a pure white tone free of optical brighteners (OBAs).

This paper produces prints with superb colour rendition, deep blacks and natural whites offering photographers, artists, and printmakers the ability to create prints with a superb tonal range.

Available Sizes: 6″x4″, 7″x5″, A4, A3, A3+, A2, 17″, 24″, 36″, 44″


ARCHES® BFK Rives Pure White 310gsm

BFK Rives® Pure White is a 100% cotton paper with a perfectly balanced soft grain that brings out the detail in every image. The paper has a very soft and supple feel. It has a pure white tone free of optical brighteners (OBAs).

It produces prints with superb colour rendition, deep blacks, and pure whites. This gives photographers, artists, and printmakers the opportunity to create prints with superb tonal range.

Available Sizes: 6″x4″, 7″x5″, A4, A3, A3+, A2, 17″, 24″, 36″, 44″


ARCHES® BFK Rives White 310gsm

BFK Rives® White has the same soft grain surface as BFK Rives Pure White, but with a natural white base. The results are better suited to works that require a more natural colour rendition.

It produces prints with superb colour rendition, deep blacks, and natural whites. This gives photographers, artists, and printmakers the opportunity to create prints with superb tonal range.

Available Sizes: 6″x4″, 7″x5″, A4, A3, A3+, A2, 17″, 24″, 36″, 44″


ARCHES® Aquarelle Rag 310gsm

The traditional ARCHES® Aquarelle is recognised by artists as one of the most prestigious watercolour papers with a history that spans centuries. Using the traditional watercolour base, the paper has an even natural grain and a felt-marked finish. Canson ARCHES® Aquarelle Rag is made from 100% cotton which contributes to the paper’s natural beauty and feel. The pure white base is free of optical brighteners (OBAs).

The unique inkjet receiving layer produces prints with superb colour rendition, deep blacks and pure whites offering photographers, artists and printmakers the opportunity to create images with superb tonal range.

Available Sizes: 6″x4″, 7″x5″, A4, A3, A3+, A2, 17″, 24″, 36″, 44″

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If you are still confused or would like to learn more regarding anything in the world of inkjet paper or printing, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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