Category: Watercolor Paper

In this category you will find posts about watercolor paper. How to treat Watercolor Paper. Reviews of different brands. Description of different types of watercolor paper.

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Winsor & Newton professional

Winsor & Newton provides everything related to art creation: Paints, paint surfaces, brushes and even small things like erasers, markers and charcoal. Their range of artist supplies is impressive. Of course, several of these…

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Two Rivers watercolor paper

A more than 400-year-old paper mill in Somerset, southern England, houses the relatively newly formed Two Rivers (1979). The paper mill uses hydropower and self-produced electricity to run the traditional production of fine paper…

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Vallis Clausa

There are small local paper mills that make fine paper, and some even make watercolor paper. The papers are often a bit special and have different properties than ordinary papers from large manufacturers. I…

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Fabriano Artistico

Fabriano paper mill is Europe’s first major paper producer. There is evidence that cotton paper from the small town of Fabiano was already produced in the latter part of the 13th century. The paper…

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Lanaquarelle

Lana is an old French paper mill, it has been around since the 17th century, specifically 1590. The name of their watercolor paper is Lanaquarelle. The paper used to be handmade but nowadays is…

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Watercolor paper, texture

Watercolor paper is produced with different surfaces, ranging from smooth as window glass to rough as a gravel road. Which surface you choose is of great importance for the result. The surface of the…

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Stonehenge Aqua

In 1972, the all-purpose Stonehenge paper made in the USA was launched by Legion Paper. It was, and is, very popular for prints, drawing, calligraphy and more. The paper is available in many different…

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Watercolor paper, thickness

Sometimes when I complain about a student’s watercolor paper, and say that it is too poor to give a successful result, the student points to the cover of the block and says: but it…

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Saunders Waterford

Saunders Waterford from St Cuthberts Mill is the watercolor paper I use the most. If I were to judge what I have been painting on all these years, than probably half of my paintings…