Local Art Pad Bockingford Pad 25 Sheets
A4 29.7cm x 21cm.
Cold Pressed (Not) Surface Mould-made, woodfree, internally sized Acid free, wire bound short edg.
Bockingford is a beautiful English watercolour paper, traditionally made on a cylinder mould machine at St Cuthberts Mill. This is a high quality paper made using pure materials to archival standards. Its attractive surface is created using natural woollen felts that give it a distinctive random texture. Appreciated for its excellent colour lifting abilities, this is an extremely forgiving watercolour paper valued by professional and amateur artists around the world. Bockingford offers quality watercolour paper at an affordable price. As well as watercolour, Bockingford is suitable for pastel, gouache, acrylic, pencil, charcoal, pen & ink. This NOT paper is wood free, internally sized and acid free. Saunders Waterford is an exquisite watercolour paper, traditionally made on a cylinder mould machine. This is the superior quality watercolour paper made by St Cuthberts Mill and comes with the Royal Watercolour Society’s endorsement. Made using 100% cotton, the highest quality papermaking material, to high archival standards. Each sheet is buffered with calcium carbonate to help defend finished pieces of work from discolouration caused by acids present in atmospheric pollution. Its attractive surface is created using natural woollen felts that give it a distinctive random texture. The surface is sized in gelatine making it strong and resilient to scrubbing, and other rough treatments. Manufacture: Cylinder mould made Ingredients: 100% Cotton Longevity: Acid free & archival Calcium carbonate buffered pH 7-9 Characteristics: Gelatine surface sized Internally sized 4 deckle edges (two natural, two torn by hand, unless stated otherwise) Natural woollen felt textured Authenticity: Watermark bearing the name Saunders Waterford Embossed mark with the St Cuthberts cross Grain Direction: Long Grain The Saunders Waterford paper is trimmed to make the Pads Shade (White): 76%* TAPPI Whiteness value 89% TAPPI Whiteness value No OBAs (Optical brightening agents) Highly lightfast (minimum 6+ on Blue Wool Scale) Binding: Blocks are glued on all 4 edges Approved by: Royal Watercolour Society of Britain Suitable for: Watercolour Acrylic Gouache Pastel Pen & Ink Pencil Charcoal Printmaking. 100% Cotton Highest quality papermaking material with excellent archival properties Mould Made Superior surface stability Acid Free & Archival The paper will last for hundreds of years (in good storage conditions) and won’t discolour or fall apart. Gelatine Surface Sized Makes the sheet very strong and assists with flow of wash from brush to paper. It is resistant to scrubbing and other extreme treatments like masking fluid removal. Beautiful Random Surface Texture Surface enhances the finished painting Watermarked and Embossed For authenticity Endorsed by the Royal Watercolour Society Recommended by this highly prestigious group of watercolorists. Blocks of Watercolour Paper No need to soak and stretch the sheet as the paper dries flat. Excellent for painting on location. Suitable for Multimedia In addition to watercolour, this paper is suitable