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Unfortunately Museo Artist Cards are no longer being imported into Australia.
Museo Artist Cards are double sided, include a printable envelope and come in four different sizes - small, large, square and panoramic. They are an amazingly good product and are quite beautiful. Very strongly recommended, there is nothing else like these on the market.
Pre-scored, these cards are printable on both sides, each reproducing equally beautiful colour and quality on this newly designed 220 gsm stock. Museo Artist Cards are manufactured to the same high standards and archival characteristics as the existing range of Museo papers.
Museo Artist Cards are compatible with most photo realistic inkjet printers.
Dimensions of Cards when folded
Small: 4 1/2 by 5 13/16 inches (114 by 147mm)
Large: 5 1/2 by 7 3/8 inches (139 by 187mm)
Square: 5 1/4 by 5 1/4 inches (133 by 133mm)
Panoramic: 9 1/8 by 3 7/8 inches (231 by 98mm)
Please note: Specifications are provided as a guide only.
We try very hard to keep these up to date and correct, but if a particular specification is really critical to you, then please double check the specification directly with the manufacturer. Some features may of course have caveats not fully described here.
To get more information about a particular specification, use the arrow to get a 'Specxplanation'.
Papers are constructed in two main ways:
Resin Coated papers are the modern approach. These use less fibre and replace the fibre with resin (a nice name for plastic). This means these papers are cheap, strong and robust, but tend to be less attractive to the touch and accept less ink. They tend to have a clinical appearance and it's hard to write on the back of them. They tend to be popular in the consumer and wedding/portrait markets.
Fibre Based papers are traditional papers made without plastic, using only plant fibres. These tend to accept more ink and have a more attractive appearance, and these are the papers most of our customers favour.
What is the paper base made from?
In 'gsm' - grams per square metre.
Not, technically, the same as paper thickness, but obviously correlated. The heft of the paper. European art papers are traditionally generally around the 300gsm mark. Asian papers historically tended to be lighter, 100 to 200 gsm.
Papers with a higher GSM tend to have more opacity, i.e. you see less through them.
What is the surface texture of the paper?
We divide this into six groups. We go by the appearance of the actual paper and not what the manufacturer might label the box with!
What is the white tone of the paper?
These days almost all papers are microporous coated - meaning they'll accept inks from both dye based and pigment printers well.
In years past, some papers had a swellable coating - designed to give a greater life to prints with dye based inks but this approach has fallen out of favour.
What ink type (dye and/or pigments) can you use with the paper?
Also, if using pigment inks and you have a choice, should you use the Matte Black or Photo Black ink?
Does the paper contain chemicals in it to brighten its appearance?
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