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Paper / Canvas Sample Kit

Can't decide which paper or canvas to use for your print?   No problem.

Purchase a Fine Art America sample kit, and we'll send you samples of all seven papers and canvases, shown below.   Each sample kit ships within 1 - 2 business days of your order date.


Glossy Photo Paper

For luxuriant depth and vivid color, reproduce your photographs on this ultra-gloss finish. 250 gsm / 10 mil

Luster Photo Paper

This paper is the happy medium preferred by portrait photographers for its cheerful sheen. It has a delicate sparkle that makes images of water scintillate. 250 gsm / 10 mil

Semi-Matte Photo Paper

Artists and photographers alike love this paper for its understated semi-matte finish which is optimized for maximum presentation quality with minimum glare. 260 gsm / 10 mil

Picture Rag

Cool Tone Picture Rag is an acid-free paper made from 100% cotton rag. It is popular among photographers for its exceptional black-and-white imagery, and it also holds incredibly vivid true colors. 300 gsm / 24 mil

Somerset Velvet

This radiant white paper offers vivid color reproduction and deep, rich blacks for amazing contrast. With a texture that gently softens the overall effect, it adds an extra hint of warmth to reproductions of oils and pastels and a softer edge to photography. This is a 100% cotton rag paper. 255 gsm / 19 mil

Watercolor Paper

The textured finish and satisfying weight of this fine art watercolor paper provide an authentic look and feel for reproductions of watercolor art. It can also be used to add an interesting natural texture to photography and digital media. This is a neutral-toned, acid-free paper made from 100% cotton rag.

Archival Matte Paper

Long-lasting and versatile, this heavy-weight matte finish paper is engineered for high contrast and crisp reproduction of high-resolution images. This paper is neutral white and is ideal for black-and-white photography and a variety of fine art applications. It is acid-free for archival longevity. 230 gsm / 9.5 mil

Metallic Paper

Metallic paper prints are a budget-friendly way to create modern wall art. Metallic paper provides an exceptionally vibrant print with the shine and shimmer of metal. This highly durable paper is mostly white with a signature metallic finish, making it ideal for a wide range of images including white and flesh tones.