Digital art – which fine art paper to use?

Digital Art Which Fine Art Papers - The Artists Print Room

As a digital artist a difficult decision to make is which would be the best paper option for your fine art prints. With so many variations of fine art giclée papers available, we have a few options which we find are very popular with our digital art clients.


Hahnemühle PhotoRag Bright White

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Hahnemühle’s most famous paper is probably their Photo Rag and this paper is a brighter version of their Photo Rag 308gsm. As above, a 100% cotton paper but with a bright white tone. Thanks to the bright white tone of this paper you can really expect your colours ‘pop’ and receive excellent definition to black and white imagery.

Canson Infinity Rag Photographique

Digital Art - The Artists Print RoomThis paper from Canson is 100% cotton and has an exceptional smooth white tone giving definition to your prints. During the manufacturing process, natural minerals are added and therefore give this tone to the paper a very unique, smooth surface, however, there is still a tactile element to the paper which you can see in the close up image. This paper provides one of the highest achievable Dmax on the market, therefore making it an excellent solution for digital art prints.

Hahnemühle PhotoRag Baryta

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PhotoRag Baryta is a 315gsm, 100% cotton paper and the ‘glossiest’ paper we offer providing a wonderful but different finish to your digital art. Using barium sulphate in the inkjet coating, ensuring the typical gloss that makes this paper a genuine replacement for traditional Baryta papers from analogue labs. The coating on this paper provides a water resistance and the tone of the base paper lends well to digital art prints.

Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag

Canson Platine Rag - The Artists Print Room

The Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag is a combination of the premium 100% cotton Platinum paper that Canson has supplied for many years, with the latest microporous coating. The paper contains no optical brighteners, thus not affecting the longevity of the print. An excellent choice of paper for both black and white or colour digital art pieces. A 310gsm paper which overall provides a stunning satin finish to your image.


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