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Canson, Jan Thomson, Paper, Review -

The Canson paper company had its beginnings in a small village in France in 1557. Since then it has become world famous for its high-quality art papers (as well as being responsible for making and launching the first hot air balloon in 1782!). Luckily for those of us who paint, they set aside aeronautical ambition and continued to research and produce art papers. Today I’ve been trying out their Moulin de Roy range. This paper is made from 100% cotton and would be a great everyday paper to use. It meets acid free and archival standards, so you can confidently...

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Das, Paper, Review -

Recently I joined an Art Society group after moving cities. Someone commented on the paper I was using, saying that she had never seen if before. I thought I’d quickly show you some of the qualities of Das 135 gram cartridge paper that is available in their conservation pad range. A portion of the sale price of these pads is donated to the Hollyford Conservation Trust, so there is a feel-good factor when using them. The facts are these pads come in a variety of sizes A4, A3, A2, I find the Pad of 20 in A3 to be quite economical...

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Educational, Paper -

When purchasing papers for artistic use it is important to consider the type of media, the quantity of said media being applied

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