Recommended Supplies: The Ingredients

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Paper

Paper is probably the single most important part of a joyful watercolor experience. Too often, I’ve bought cheaper paper and was disappointed because my watercolor paintings did not look the way I wanted them to. For this reason, I highly recommend investing in paper over other materials because the right paper will enhance your experience and will only add more joy to the process.

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Typical watercolor paper comes in two types: cold press and hot press. Hot press has a very smooth surface, with almost ...

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