Installment 3 in the Beginner's Guide to Watercolor is all about paper. This is a brief guide today.
If you missed a part, or want to review something else, here is the article list.
- Part 1 - The Paint
- Part 2 - The Brushes
- Part 3 - The Paper (you are here!)
- Part 4 - Everything Else
- Part 5 - 5 Quick and Easy Backgrounds
Technical notes about paper: Some technical terms about paper such as weight, sizing, and grammage will be used in this post. If you want to know more technical details about paper please check out this interesting post by JetPens.com. I am working on a detailed explanation of all the paper terms for those of us who love the nerd factor of art.