FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT EVO
EVO is a synthetic tree-free polypropylene paper.
EVO paper is 76lb cover weight paper. It’s 10 mil thick, 205GSM
Most people are using EVO for fine arts and crafts. EVO is a great paper for mixed media artwork, especially with alcohol inks.
Some inks will wipe clean from EVO papers and others will stain, it depends on the ink, color and brand. Some deeper pigmented inks are more stubborn and will leave a residue.
If you are using alcohol inks, we recommend using a high concentration of Isopropyl alcohol and gently wipe until ink is lightened. Repeat as often as needed. Watercolor inks may wipe clean once dry. Acrylic inks color set once dry but may be wiped away when wet. Some oil paints will stain.
Some inks can be removed once dry however we are recommending testing inks in small areas first.
Commercial printing on EVO paper is possible with specialty inks. Reach out to your commercial printer for specifics on inks and drying times when printing on a synthetic polypropylene paper.
NO. Home use printing is not recommended for ink-jet and laser printers. It is not recommended for use in photocopiers.
YES. EVO paper is uncoated and both sides share the same finish.
YES. EVO is a polypropylene plastic and plastic will melt under heat. We recommend using cool air from an air tool or a blow dryer on a lower setting instead.
EVO can be painted on with alcohol inks, watercolor inks, acrylic inks and oil- based inks. Drying times vary by ink.
EVO paper is polypropylene and can melt/shrink under intense heat. Cool air from a blow dryer or air art tool should not damage the paper.
YES, EVO is waterproof.
YES, you can cut EVO paper with scissors, paper cutters and other cutting tools.
5×7, 8.5×11, 9×12 and 11×14
EVO is more affordable than many synthetic papers on the market today. Current retail pricing is available on our website.
EVO is available through retail channels, specifically on our website www.etcpapers.com, Amazon and through Notions Marketing. Wholesale options are also available.
Currently EVO is available in the US and Canadian markets. We are open to distribution internationally with an appropriate minimum order. Please contact us for more information.