Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Tulips - sold

Being a watercolor paper lunatic, I was very excited to try Saunders Waterford brand. It is manufactured by St Cuthberts Mill, which has been in paper crafting business since 1700's, and is located in English county of Somerset, on the ancient land, covered with legends and mysteries related to King Arthur. Can you believe this?



As I unwrapped my brand new block of 140lb paper, I couldn't help but spend some time admiring its beautiful random surface texture. The paper has a pleasant slightly creamy color and very appealing look. I decided to paint something bright and springish on it, like tulips for example. To my pleasure, this paper handles the paint very well and doesn't fade as it dries. It also seems to be less prone to buckling (although I haven't tried wet-on-wet yet). Overall, I'm happy with this product and can't wait to continue experimenting with it.



Watercolor on paper 9x12 inches
SOLD

11 comments:

  1. Красиво так!!! И как же понимаю радость от новой бумаги! Люблю сама такие штуки ;)

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    1. Спасибо большое!:)

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  2. Maria: ¡Que hermoso ramo, lleno de colorido y frescura!!! Felicitaciones.

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  3. Beautiful, Maria, you are very talented!

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  4. Your watercolors are always beautiful.
    Thank you for the review on the Saunders watercolor paper.
    Not fading is especially appealing. I think I'll give it a try.

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  5. Я недавно нашла вас в инст. и просто влюбилась в работы! очень здорово

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  6. Hermosa acuarela, siempre es un placer visitar su blog, gracias por compartir

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  7. So fresh and vibrant Maria. Excellent use of the paper

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  8. Your florals are absolutely gorgeous! I would love to see a demo of your painting process! ~ Paula

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  9. Thank you so much everyone! :)

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  10. как же хочется на такой бумаге попробовать!!!

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