From discussion to testing!
There has been much discussion amongst botanical artists in recent weeks and months due to what appeared to be some significant changes in the quality, surface and performance of Fabriano papers much used by botanical artists.
See my blog post Fabriano, R K Burt and St Cuthberts Mill - and fine art watercolour paper for precision painting for a discussion of some of the aspects of what has been happening.
As a result we're now beginning to see artists writing about and showing the results of controlled tests done on the various papers.
Dianne Sutherland has produced an excellent blog post - Paper Matters: St Cuthbert Mill vs Fabriano. It covers:
I'll be pleased to highlight other reviews of papers much used by botanical artists.
Just leave a comment or contact me and let me know if you have also done a review that you'd like to share.
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