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The acid-free, European-made paper in Pentalic Aqua Journals is the perfect weight and texture for watercolor journaling.
Six "signatures" are sewn into a beautiful landscape-format hardcover journal so the pages lie flat when the book is open. An elastic brush holder is attached to the top of the book, perfect for holding a travel brush (not included).
The Aqua Journal is fitted with Pentalic's signature ribbon marker, elastic band closure, and storage pocket.
Available in a variety of sizes, each Pentalic Aqua Journal contains 48 pages of 140 lb (300 gsm), FSC-certified paper sourced from well-managed forests.
Aqua Journal and Travel Brush Set
Capture quick studies, notes, and impressions in the studio or in the field with the Pentalic Aqua Journal Travel Set. The journal measures 8" × 5" (20 cm × 13 cm) and contains 48 pages of 140 lb (300 gsm), pH-neutral watercolor paper that is also the perfect weight for journaling. An elastic brush holder positioned at the top of the book holds a Round Protege White Nylon Travel Brush, Size 7.
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I would definatly buy this again
By Sketchbook worm
from Salt Lake City Ut
Comments about Pentalic Aqua Journals:
This is the best sketchbook for watercolor I've found in the USA I hope you don't stop carrying it. England has the best I've ever found and this one is close.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I bought 2 and now I am ordering 2 more
Just the paper alone makes this art journal a great deal.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Liked my Pentalic Aqua Journal so much I purchased 2.
I purchase the large one for home and a smaller one for travel. The paper is OUTSTANDING!
A Fantastic Purchase
By Grammy Carol
from Wilmington, Delaware
My Pentalic Aqua Journal arrived a few days before a trip to New Hampshire. The size and quality of the Journal are perfect for recording travel memories in water color. I definitely will purchase another.
Great sketchbook and brush
from San Antonio, Tx
Great for mat for sketching. Paper is very nice, with perfect sizing, works great with pencil, pen, and watercolor. The travel brush works really well, holds a point nicely, and holds plenty of water.
Quality value and made well.
By The Sketcher
from Matthews, NC
Great for your studio or plein air.
I would buy this product again and again
from Boston MA
Would buy again
from North Carolina
Perfect size excellent quality watercolor journal for urban sketching or plein aire painting. Lightweight packs easily. I am very happy with product purchase. Also included a rather nice paintbrush. Arrived timely in excellent condition.
(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
Best sketchbook for pen & watercolor!
By Mountain Mama
from Boone, NC
This is about the 10th sketchbook I've tried, and I've finally found one I love! It is hard to find a sketchbook that will work for both ink (pen) and watercolor. This paper easily handles juicy washes, calligraphy and felt tip pens, and even dip pens and inks! I have found the paper to be a bit thirsty which makes it harder to rub or lift out even nonstaining pigments, but I can deal with it by working a bit wetter than I normally would.Pentalic is coming out with larger sizes and more formats this fall (2016), so Blick, please carry those! And I could sure use an option without the travel brush also. (Hint hint! :)
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watercolor & dip pen with walnut ink
watercolor, watercolor pencils & fountain pen
Fits in your pocketbook, backpack, or briefcase!
from New Hampshire
I love to make a preliminary sketch, and watercolor painting, on-site to get the richest, most lively results in my final piece. This pad and small, collapsible, travel brush is the perfect option! I will add this to my travel paint set when I go from NH to WY to visit family...there's a lot to paint out there! It also gives me a permanent record of my travel experiences.
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