Usage: Chinese Brush Painting, Sumi-e, Calligraphy
Paper material: Xuan Paper
Treatment/Process: Raw / Unprocessed
Absorbency: Less absorbent than raw single xuan papers but more spontaneous than mulberry and sized papers.
- Cut Sheets: 18" x 27" approximately
- Full Sheets: 27" x 54" approximately
No. of Sheets: Available as 12 Cut Sheets or 10, 50, or 100 Full Sheets
More information: This paper is especially good for flower, bird, and animal paintings
Packaging: Rolled sheets
This xuan (shuen) paper is proven to produce beautiful color and smooth delivery of strokes. It is thicker than our single-ply xuan and thinner than our Jade Plate. The color shows well for light to dark gradations and is easier to control your moisture for those starting out.
Paper can also be used as an alternative to "Zen," but note the paper is quite a bit thinner.
Double Xuan is great for other subjects such as plants, animals and low-moisture landscapes.
Xuan Paper is the most popular paper in China among brush painters and calligraphers. It is the most sensitive of the rice papers, cheerfully displaying dynamic strokes and complex shade variations with translucent fluidity and original spontaneity.
We carry many variations of raw xuan paper, each with their own unique characteristics. For beginners we recommend our Double Xuan paper.
Double Xuan Paper that is good for Chinese Brush Painting, Sumi-e, and Calligraphy Writing. It is especially good for spontaneous flower/bird/animal paintings.