Re: two questions about watercolor paper

From: Kerik ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/20/05-01:43:56 PM Z
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> I know that some watercolor papers are made with different surfaces
> on each side. I can tell by feel that Arches Palatine is smoother on
> the front than the back. But most of the papers I hold seem to be the
> same on both
> sides--Arches HP watercolor and Canson CP are the two I use most often.
> Are the sides really the same or should I start paying attention to
> which side I coat?

Usually, if there is a difference in texture between the front and back,
it's more apparent after a sheet has been wet, then dried again. If after
doing that, you still can't tell them apart, and both sides print equally
well, then don't worry about it!

Received on Thu Oct 20 13:43:33 2005

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