Winsor & Newton Watercolor Blocks
Rough paper has a pronounced tooth for achieving water colours paintings with the most texture and granulation effects.
Formed in a cylinder mould, our water colour papers gives the appearance of being handmade This hot-pressed block has a sleek finish and is smooth to the touch. With almost no tooth, it’s often used for consistent washes and fine detail. All of our water colour papers are designed to withstand saturation but the gummed block keeps the paper stretched as they dry. The finished piece can then be removed, free from any cockling.
Cold-pressed paper has a medium grain with a less pronounced tooth than rough paper, and is an all-round paper for both detail and textured effects. Formed in a traditional cylinder mould our water colour paper gives the appearance of being handmade. All of our water colour papers are designed to withstand saturation, and this gummed block keeps the paper stretched as it dries. The finished piece is then removed free from any buckling. Each block contains 20 sheets of 300gsm paper.