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Strathmore pioneered the practice of using recycled content to make high-quality, fine art pads. The company is proud to continue this tradition with the introduction of Windpower artist papers, made with 100% wind power, a pollution-free, renewable energy resource.
The natural white, cold press, 140 lb (300 gsm), acid-free paper contained in Windpower spiral-bound watercolor pads is suitable for all wet media techniques, including watercolor, gouache, and acrylic. Its excellent wash and lifting properties make it ideal for sketches, finished artwork, or for perfecting watercolor techniques. Each 15-sheet pad is spiral-bound on the short side.
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from New Iberia, LA
Comments about Strathmore Windpower Watercolor Pads:
I've been looking for these to use with beginner watercolor students. Accepts watercolors well.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Boston, MA
I use this paper for tempera paints and I have no issues with it.
Lovely watercolor paper
from Dallas, TX
This pad is very useful for my watercolor art. Simply great!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Really nice paper
from Friday Harbor, WA
I use this paper for doing pen and ink watercolor sketches. It's great value, handles well and easy to take along on outings. I would recommend this paper.
perfect size pad
By Colleen the boater
from Northport. MI
great companion to the Winsor Newman Cotman watercolor pan set . Great size for travel...
Watercolor Pad Awesomeness
from Summit, New Jersey
I use watercolor in 2-D dimensional illustration. So, this was an awesome pack!!
(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Love Strathmore paper especially for watercolor
I actually intended to order the Bristol paper so this particular paper wasn't quite as expected. Nonetheless it is very good with watercolor which is what I almost always use for watercoloring. The Brostol paper is also excellent for working with Zig markers. The four stars are not due to a kick but rather my error in picking the wrong Strathmore paper. Blick has a broad selection of products with great prices and simply AMAZING customor service!
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Great watercolor paper!!
from The Great Southwest
I love this paper and use it quite often. The wire bound format is convenient to paint on and I have used the smallest one to create gifts for friends, such as painting various birds, one on each page. I recently created a book of birds with quotes for a friend's Christmas gift. This was very well received and the paper was a joy to use. I think it is a bit better than the regular Strathmore 400 series watercolor paper....the paint goes on so smoothly, it buckles less and overall I am very pleased with the results when I use it. The only thing to improve it would be to add micro-perforations to be able to remove a sheet at a time in a convenient manner without the possibility of tearing the page as I remove it. I buy this in groups of ten and find myself using this paper more and more as I improve my painting techniques. I think Strathmore is a solid bargain for painters, a high quality paper and the prices are best on Blick!
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
Works as good as basic watercolor paper
By WildFlower painter
from New York, New York
Heavy weight without the expense. One of my delights of the Strahmore brand.
(3 of 15 customers found this review helpful)
By MARY OKLAHOMA THOMA
WHY NOT? GREAT IDEA TO USE SUSTAINABLE TECHNIQUES TO PRODUCE GREAT PRODUCTS. WATERCOLOR IS WONDERFUL AND DIVERSE. IT MADE ME HAPPY TO PURCHASE SOMETHING CERTIFIED BY THE EGREEN MARKETPLACE TO CREATE MY ARTWORK. WHY NOT?
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