Monday, September 4, 2017

ARCHES Website Showcases Doug's Playboy Cartoon Originals

The Arches of France website (NEWS, August 25, 2017):

features Doug's use of Arches premium art papers, 140 lb cold pressed watercolor paper, for all of his nearly 500 full-page color cartoons published in Playboy since the September 1964 issue.

The Arches paper mill, located in the Vosges region of France, was granted "Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant" (Living Heritage Company) status by the French government this year in recognition of its production of high quality paper making since 1492.

The company joins the prestigious EPV club whose members include famous French names such as Hermes, Cristalleries Saint-Louis, Baccarat, Chanel, De Buyer and Garnier Thiebaut. 

Eight of Doug's Playboy cartoons are featured on the Arches of France website as well on 

and the Doug Sneyd Premium Gallery at

(blog posts by Heidi Hutson)

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