Handmade book filled handmade HOT PRESS handmade cotton rag paper.
Perfect for watercolour, acrylic, gouache, inks and pencil.
HOT PRESS paper has a smooth surface ideal for detail work such as botanical art and calligraphy.
The hand printed pattern is a traditional Japanese floral pattern adapted from an antique Katagami. A Katagami is a hand-cut stencil used to apply patterns onto kimono. This one dates from the late 1800s.
The pattern has been printed by hand in our studio here in Stromness, Orkney in metallic gold onto beautiful handmade Hatakami Walnut paper.