I’ve been out and about so much lately, I’m taking a small break. Yesterday I spent time reading for on-line CEU (continuing education) credits in advance of my license renewal this week. Actually, I’ve already sent in the form and received my renewal. But I had this one last requirement to complete.
However, I’m still looking at Urban Sketchers on flickr I followed an internet trail from “Bissky’s” beautiful watercolor to the paper company from which he got the watercolor paper. And I learned a lot!
What Goulet is to pens, Legion Paper may be to paper. While not as personal a family company, they seem dedicated to providing education about paper.
Watercolor When I clicked on each paper brand, I found more information about the paper and evaluation of its use than I have seen anywhere else!
“Ask and Expert” forum is also searchable.
Knowledge Base describes and defines all those esoteric paper terms.
They sell samples! I bought a $12 watercolor paper sampler.
But they do not seem to sell paper directly to the public. They are a wholesaler. They do include links for where to buy each product.