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A Cold Press professional surface for intermediate and advanced watercolor students. Acid-free. 140 lb (300 gsm) weight.
Deckle is on the 15" side of the 15" × 22" sheets and on the 30" side of the 22" × 30" sheets.
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Strathmore Artist Papers has been manufacturing watercolor papers for more than 70 years. Boasting one of the broadest ranges of watercolor papers of any manufacturer, artists are sure to find a paper that is suited to their level of expertise and technique within the Strathmore product range.
All Strathmore watercolor papers are made with watercolor felts, giving each paper a traditional watercolor paper look and feel. All are acid-free to ensure longevity, and made using natural and synthetic sizing, in keeping with Strathmore’s strong environmental stance.
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from Copperas Cove, Tx
Comments about Strathmore 400 Series Watercolor Paper:
My pages were errorless and completely flat thanks to the packaging! All in all it was a solid buy.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Clovis, CA
Great when you aren't too keen on having charcoal on your hands when you are out and about or at home.
Wonderful Paper for high school students!
By Art Teach
from Redford, MI
This paper allows for water stretching and will dry flat as a drum if taped and stapled down correctly! Takes rough handling by beginning students and returns to flat, beautiful surface!Surface has a moderate tooth and works well with any water medium. I have purchased so many watercolor papers in the past and have been so disappointed by others that I have their names thumbtacked to my bullitin board next to my desk under the title "Never Buy again!"But this paper is wonderful! Will only buy this in the future for all painting projects!
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
High quality, low price = excellent choice
from Pacific Coast
I went back and forth between 4 stars and 5 stars. It depends on what you compare it to.This paper has a lovely texture and good weight. It handles a fair amount of water and reworking and lifting. It is a nice bright white color but not glaring white. Lovely deckled edges - wish it was on all 4 sides. Buying it in the half sheets is the most economical way to purchase it and also versatile. Much cheaper than other papers of similar weight and quality.I gave it 4 stars because it does buckle somewhat with lots of water (I don't stretch paper before using it - ever. Maybe pre-stretching would take care of the issue). But for paper of this weight and price that's to be expected. Paper that doesn't buckle at all would cost much, much more.Simply taping the edges all around to a stiff backing goes a long way to limiting the buckling. Overall, this paper is high quality for a very reasonable price. I don't hesitate to use this paper for artwork intended for sale, but I don't worry about the cost if a piece does not turn out. Highly recommended.
Good paper for the price
The half sheets are very good paper for the price.
Excellent service and product very happy
from Kingston ontario can
Excellent in all respects!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Strathmore 400 Series Watercolor Paper
By Faces of the World
from Tamaqua ,PA
I always request double packing and they do it noextra charge. Paper makes it without damage. Other online suplliers do not do this.
Strathmore 400 W/C paper
from Quartzsite, Arizona
I teach a watercolor card class and supply paper, directions and card stock and this paper is the best. It gives the novice a great introduction to the magic of watercolor and it is affordable. I especially like the 15"x 22" pad as I do a lot of 5"x 7" cards and this allows only a 1" remainder at the top. No waste, for that 1" is used for small cut out objects that is attached to the original painting. I have tried other brands and found this to be perfect for my application.
great paper for multi-use painting, no buckling.
from Gladstone OR
We use it for tempera color wheels, acrylic painting, gel medium collage.... It's strong, smooth enough, and never buckles.
would buy this product over and over again
I do water colors, it has a great texture and is very durable
Selecting a paper is one of the most important decisions an artist will make that will influence the outcome of their work. Strathmore Artist Papers are known for their quality, consistency and performance and come in a vast array of styles in a range of good, better, best, and premium quality. There is a paper for every level of artist and for every artist's needs.
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