Paper Education

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.

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About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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One Response to Paper Education

  1. miatagrrl says:

    A great resource you stumbled upon!

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