Choose the right paper for your watercolour painting

There are three main considerations when choosing the right watercolour paper for your painting. These are quality, weight and texture. Choose the right one for the job and half the work is done. As with your style of painting techniques, there is no right or wrong, it’s just a question of what produces the results you require and feel comfortable with.

01. Quality

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An artist and tutor, Tony Hogan also organises art holidays. After art college, he embarked on a career in commercial art. He returned to painting and tutoring in the 1970s.