Japanese ‘Love our Planet’ Washi Samplers
We offer a wide variety of custom designed packaged paper products from the Japanese Paper Place. With a vast selection of Japanese paper to choose from, these Love Our Planet assortments allow you to discover, experiment, learn and play, without committing to full sheets. The Love Our Planet sample packs were designed by use, type, colour, and theme.
- Dai Chiri means ‘leftover’, which refers to the bits of dark outer bark from the kozo plant that give this paper its distinctive, decorative flecks. Dai Chiri is moderately sized and wonderful for many techniques, including painting, printmaking, drawing and laser printing.
- Tatami is a simple and elegant machine made Japanese paper. It features subtle rice straw fibers added for visual interest. Tatami is good for printmaking, and is also nice as a text paper for letterpress printing.
- Gampi Smooth As the name implies, this paper has a lovely, smooth surface and the characteristic gampi sheen. It is absorbent, yet crisp, for printmaking, calligraphy, collage and drawing. It has a natural sizing, which restricts the amount of bleeding when written or painted on.
- Kozuke Ivory is a good quality, versatile and economical washi sheet that is perfect for a variety of uses including painting, drawing, and printmaking. Due to this paper’s sizing, it is suitable for water based wood block printing (mokuhanga) and watercolour.
- Kozuke White is a good quality, versatile and economical sheet that is perfect for a variety of uses including painting, drawing, and printmaking. Because this paper is sized, it is suitable for water based wood block printing (mokuhanga) and watercolour.
These are so handy that you may want to try them all! When you find one you really love it is available in larger sheets in stock or by special order.
Each sample package contains:
- 10 sheets of paper
- 8.5″ x 11″
Not what you’re looking for? Find the rest of our Washi papers here. You can also find a full selection of available Japanese Papers on the Japanese Paper Place website. We are able to special order any of their papers for you. Contact us for more information.