YUPO HEAVY Pad 11x14

YUPO HEAVY Pad 11x14

  • $29.95

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Please note: It is our practice to roll paper for safer shipping whenever possible. If you would prefer to have your paper shipped flat, please contact the store or leave a note with your order as this may incurr additional shipping and handling charges.
Phone: 519-767-1317
Email: store@wyndhamartsupplies.com


Yupo is a non-porous, acid free and pH neutral, synthetic paper which is machine made in the USA from 100% polypropylene. It is completely waterproof, stain-resistant and has become a unique and intriguing alternative to traditional art papers due to its strength and lifting properties.

The super smooth surface allows you to build up nuances and patterns that would normally be impossible to achieve on traditional watercolour and drawing paper. Because it can be wiped clean you have the option to return to specific areas and redo them until they meet your standards, or to build up layers of paint using a similar technique to the one used with oil painting.

Yupo is made from heated polypropylene pellets which are then extruded to form the base and surface layers of the paper, These layers are stretched to create a dimensionally storable and biaxial-orientated substrate. This process means that Yupo paper is exceptionally strong, opaque and has an incredibly smooth surface.

This paper easily resists tearing or buckling meaning there is no need to stretch or treat in any way before you start work. Yupo has an extra smooth surface and can be used with a combination of media, including watercolours alcohol ink, acrylic paint, monotype, offset printing, debossing oil pastel, graphite and silkscreen.

As an especially durable synthetic, Yupo normally enters the waste stream at a far slower rate than conventional papers. Since it is a polypropylene (PP) plastic film, it is fully recyclable and will remain inert in any approved landfill. If safely incinerated in a modern incinerator with an atmosphere of excess oxygen, it will yield only water, carbon dioxide, and ash.

When you have completed a piece remember to spray the surface of the Yupo paper with a matt clear varnish or finishing spray so that the work will remain stable.

"Yupo is very different to normal watercolour paper(But still make sure not to get greasy fingerprints on it) it stays flat, which is a great bonus, the paint can go mad; which is fun and you can pretty much rinse a sheet under a cold tap and start again. Masking fluid doesn't bond to the surface, so make sure it's dry before you rinse anything away as water will creep slightly under the masking fluid. It's very different, it's fun to play with and well worth trying."

This is a pad of 10 sheets of 390gsm Yupo Heavy Watercolour Paper. Each sheet measures 11 x 14in and is bright white in colour.

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For a shipping quote, please call the store at 519-767-1317, toll-free at 1-800-560-1970, or include your request for custom shipping in the special instructions of your order.

Central Canada

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Free

Standard Shipping

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$12.00

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$10.00

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Eastern Canada

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$17.00

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