Category: Paper

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Paper problem

All really good watercolor paper has a

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Blocks or sheets

I understand why so many, especially amateurs, choose to paint on a piece of paper in a block rather than paint on a stretched sheet of paper. It can be difficult to stretch a…

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Stretching Watercolour Paper – how-to

Stretching a paper means taking advantage of the fact that a wet paper is larger than a dry one. When you wet a paper, it swells, a large sheet can be several centimeters larger…

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Water, paper and sizing

Ever heard of a watercolor paper surface gluing? No! Then you should read this. All paper has glue in the pulp, otherwise the paper would not stick together. Some papers have only a little…