There are many excellent media choices available today that can be used for printing. Listed here are several common media that are typically in stock. Recommendations for particular print needs can be suggested upon request.

Pictured Sheets left:

  Ilford Gold Fibre Silk

       17 x 22

Hahnemuhle Watercolor

       13 x 19

 Epson Watercolor

       13 x 19

  Legion Satine

       17 x 22

  Epson Enhanced Matte

       17 x 22

Enhanced Matte 

10.3 Mil Thickness, 192 gsm, smooth

• Flat matte surface provides the optimum photographic platform

• Instant drying capability allows for easy handling

• High color gamut yields remarkable color reproduction

• Heavyweight stock delivers true photographic feel

• Bright white base accentuates highlights

• Indoor use recommended

Enhanced matte paper (previously know as archival matte). This bright white paper is perfect for images that do not require gloss. It yields highly saturated images, while maintaining excellent highlight and shadow detail. Enhanced matte paper is an excellent solution for most projects.

Ultra Smooth Fine Art Matte

15 Mil thickness, 250 gsm, smooth

• Acid free and pH buffered for true archival

• Lignin and chlorine free, no optical brighteners

• 100% cotton rag hot press for long-term durability

• Natural white, smooth surface for incredible detail and accurate reproduction

• Outstanding D-Max for prints with exceptional contrast

• Dries instantly for easy handling

The ultra smooth fine art matte is an acid free 100% cotton hot press paper that is coated on both sides for extra versatility. This cylinder mould-made product features an ultra smooth finish that is optimized for photographic UltraChrome™, and Archival™ Inks. This fine art paper is acid, lignin, and chlorine free. It’s also pH buffered with calcium carbonate for a true archival sheet. 

Elegance Velvet Fine Art Matte

23 Mil thickness, 310 gsm, lightly textured

• Acid and Lignin free

• 100% cotton rag for long-term durability

• Bright white, lightly textured surface

• Outstanding D-Max for prints with exceptional contrast

• Dries instantly for easy handling

        • Fine Art Trade Guild and Blue Wool archival certified


Elegance velvet is a vellum surface fine art paper ideally suited for luxurious fine art and photographic reproduction, portraits, greeting cards, post cards, and presentational art graphics for printed displays. Elegance velvet is a water-resistant mould-made fine art paper that offers a high white point, and a remarkable ink load capacity that can be pushed beyond the standard limitation.

Textured Fine Art Matte 

15 Mil Thickness, 225 gsm, Textured

• Acid free and pH buffered for true archival

• 100% cotton rag for long-term durability

• White surface for vivid color reproduction

• Rich black images for prints with exceptional contrast

• Textured surface for a true artistic appearance

• Dries instantly for easy handling

This egg shell colored cold press paper has the look and touch of an old world handmade paper. Capable of creating high-resolution prints, this paper yields brilliant colors and deep blacks. Crane & Co. makes the paper exclusively for Epson, makers of fine specialty papers since 1801.

Canvas Matte 

19 Mil Thickness, 450 gsm, Matte

• Highest resolution canvas coating for outstanding reproductions

• Cotton/poly blend for increased durability

  1. Stretchable for framing

• Lamination recommended

• Indoor use recommended

This premium canvas matte will satisfy even the most demanding professional by providing the finest image quality. Made from a durable blend of 65% Polyester and 35% Cotton, this unique heavyweight, quality canvas delivers a high Dmax and vibrant colors that are ideal for photographic and fine art reproductions. This canvas provides a matte finish with incredible color reproduction, instant dry versatility, and water resistance to allow for all applications that require the highest image quality and an archival display life.

Semi-Matte Paper

9 Mil Thickness, 240 gsm, semi-matte

(proof sheet for those going to offset press, not for fine art giclee prints)

• L* a* b* value of 95.0, 0.0, -2.0

• Semi-matte finish

• Dries instantly for easy handling

• Base Material RC paper

Offering the widest color gamut available for accurate color reproductions, this version of our standard proofing paper provides a base color, heavyweight, and gloss level designed to match color-critical commercial offset press applications. Optimized for proofing applications, when used with Epson UltraChrome K3™ Ink, this media delivers outstanding short-term stability.  In fact, it's designed to meet the exacting standards established by the GRACoL® committee.

Please feel welcome to communicate your specific media needs. There are many other great media options. These listed papers were chosen because they’re proven to work well for giclee prints in combination with the Epson 9900 and its Ultra Chrome HDR ink. As part of a color accurate workflow a paper profile is created and the raster image processor (RIP) software allows for individual workflows that are defined per each media. The paper profile allows the printer to take into account paper tints and how color reflects per individual media.

Kodak Premium Lustre Paper

260 gsm, semi-matte

        • Standard photo paper

        • Dries instantly

        • Bright white

This is an excellent choice for common photographs like portraits, landscapes, and architecture. It’s a bright white paper that dries instantly and is finger friendly.

The following papers are on hand in roll format up to 44 inches wide.