Handmade book filled with handmade cotton rag paper for painting
Perfect for watercolour, acrylic, gouache, inks and pencil.
Choose from HOT PRESS (smooth) or COLD PRESS (textured) handmade textured cotton paper.
HOT PRESS has a smooth surface ideal for detail work such as botanical art and calligraphy.
COLD PRESS has a textured surface comonly used in landscapes.
The covers are hand dyed here in Orkney using walnuts which gives a deep rich brown colour. We dye a vintage cotton paper made at Turkey Mill in the 1960s. The dying and drying process gives each sheet of paper a random patination.
Please note that the book in the accompanying photos is a typical example; not exactly the book you will receive.