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Everything you need to know about paper from A to Z...
This article offers a glossary of terms that you may see regularly in your GreatArt catalogue or online at www.greatart.co.uk, but do not necessarily understand how they define the product you are purchasing.
From A to Z, find out more about the most important information about papers: acidity, backing board, block, bristol, cellulose, coated, cold pressed, cotton (linters), cylinger mould...
Jo York comparing the number 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 papers from Gerstaecker.
Our popular range of papers covers techniques from drawing and sketching, to watercolour and markers. Jo York put the papers to the test for the latest GreatArt Materials Blog post and you can read some of her findings here.
Number 1 will be ideal for sketching, number 2 for drawing, number 3 for watercolour, number 4 is kraft paper ideal for sketching and number 5 is our mixed media range made of recycled paper...
Amylee comparing and testing Clairefontaine oil papers.
“Paper that is inspired by linen”
If I say “a surface for oil painting”, I guess that most of you will think “easel”, “stretched canvas” or “bulky material”? But that was before … Today, artists are completely released!
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