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TYPES AND BRANDS OF PAPER
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WATERCOLOR PAPER

CHARACTERISTICS

SURFACE
From smooth to rough:
     HP: Hot Press (HP)
     SP: Soft Press (SP)
     CP: Cold Press (CP)
     R:  Rough (R)
WEIGHT
From light to heavy: 72 lb (150 g/m2) to 400 lb (850 g/m2)
     Most common types: 140 lb (300 g/m2) and 300 lb (640 g/m2)
 BRANDS
ARCHES
100% cotton fiber, mouldmade in France: R & CP in 90, 140, 300 & 400 lb; HP in 90 & 140 lb.

BIENFANG
Student: student grade, medium surface in 140 lb.
Aquademic: student grade, CP in 90 & 140 lb.

CANSON MONTVAL
Montval Aquarelle: 100% alpha cellulose, made in France; CP in 140 lb.

DANIEL SMITH

FABRIANO
Artistico: 100% cotton rags, mouldmade in Italy; P, CP, HP in 140 lb.
5 Classico: 50% cotton, mouldmade in Italy; CP in 140 lb.
Esportazione: 100% cotton, handmade in Italy, CP & Extra R, in 150 & 280 lb.
Uno: 100% cotton fiber, mouldmade in Italy; R, CP, SP, HP in 140 & 300 lb.

LANA
Lanaquarelle: R, CP, HP in 140 & 300 lb.

MORILLA
Morilla 1059: student grade, 25% rag, rough in 140lb.

MOULIN DE LARROQUE
Larroque Aquarelle: 100% cotton, thick handmade textured paper made in France.

SENNELIER

STRATHMORE
300 Series: beginner student grade, R, 140 lb
400 Series: student grade, random textured, 130 lb
Imperial 500 Series: 100% cotton fiber, random textured, 72, 140 lb
Aquarius II: cotton and synthetic fibers, CP, 80 lb

TWINROCKER
Handmade paper

WINSOR & NEWTON
Cotman: student grade, 140 lb
Artist's: professional grade, _______
 

 BRISTOL BOARD
CHARACTERISTICS
SURFACE
From smooth to rough:
     PS: Plate Surface [Smooth or Hot Press]
      RS: Regular Surface [Vellum, Kid or Cold Press]

THICKNESS
From thin to thick:
     1- to 5-ply

BRANDS
BIENFANG
Nelson: 50% recycled fiber; RS & PS in 100 lb.
College Grade: 2-ply.
Professional Grade: 3-ply.

STRATHMORE
500 Series: 100% cotton fiber; RS & PS in 2- to 5-ply.
400 Series: RS & PS in 2- to 4-ply.
300 Series: RS & PS in 2-ply.
 
 

DIGITAL PAPER

CHARACTERISTICS
Papers designed for replicating watercolor paintings using computer printers

BRANDS

STRATHMORE: Artist Inkjet Papers
Texture:  Paper with a light texture giving the appearance of watercolor paper. Designed for the replication of watercolor paintings by means of inkjet printers. Sizes: 8.5" x 11" and 13" x 19" both in 80 lb weight.
 

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