Arches : Aquarelle : Block : 6x12in : 20 Sheets : Glued : Rough


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RRP £26.29

Price £21.50
Arches watercolor blocks come in a variety of sizes, surfaces textures, and weights. Get right to work on the absolute best there is. The convenience of working on a block eliminates the need for stretching. The Arches blocks are not only for painting, but also work well for drawing as it provides a sturdy support surface to work on. The Arches block is glued on all 4 sides. The beauty and quality of Arches watercolor papers make them suitable for watercolors, gouache, acrylics, oil and ink. For more than five centuries, artists around the world have depended upon Arches for optimum quality papers, worthy of their finest work. Its whiteness is natural, obtained without optical brighteners. Sizing is important to watercolor paper. It helps the paper accept washes, scratching and erasing without affecting the actual fibers and strength of the paper. Arches is sized with natural gelatin and made in France since 1492. Advantages:
  • 100% cotton and natural gelatin sizing
  • Mould made
  • Professional archival quality
  • Excellent strength and durability
  • Contains an anti-microbial agent to help resist mildew
  • Acid free and buffered
Weight 0.6100
Brand Arches
Sub Brand Arches : Aquarelle
Size : Metric : cm 15 x 31 cm
Size : Imperial : Inch 6 x 12 in
Surface Type Paper - Block
Surface : Texture Rough
Surface : Colour White
Paper : gsm 300 - 399 gsm
Surface : Aspect Landscape
Binding : Type Block
Quantity : Sheets 20 Sheets
Paper : Surface gsm 300
To use with Watercolour
Quality Exceptional
Surface : Size for Parent 6 x 12 in
Review by Rob Adams
Arches, paper is almost unusable now, they have changed the sizing which gives horrible dull washes and makes scrubbing out difficult as the surface breaks up. Pity it used to be very good. (Posted on 20/08/2015)

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