Saunders Waterford Sheets 22 x 30" Various textures & weights

560 X 760 mm

A  top quality watercolour paper popular for use by both professional and amateur artists.

The surface is sized in gelatine assisting with the flow of colour from brush to paper and making the sheet very strong and resistant to scrubbing and other extreme treatments like masking fluid removal.

Available in three surfaces: HP (SMOOTH or Hot pressed), CP (NOT or Cold Pressed) and ROUGH 

Described by its maker, St Cuthberts Mill, as their superior quality watercolour paper, it is endorsed by the Royal Watercolour Society.   

In addition to watercolour this paper is ideal for Multimedia, suitable for pastel, gouache, acrylic, pencil, charcoal, pen & ink and printmaking.

Traditionally made using 100% cotton, the highest quality papermaking material, on a cylinder mould machine, its attractive surface is created using natural woollen felts that give it a distinctive random texture.

Made to meet high archival standards, each sheet is buffered with calcium carbonate that helps to defend finished pieces of work from discolouration caused by acids present in atmospheric pollution. According to the manufacturer when stored correctly the paper will last for hundreds of years, without discolouring or falling apart.

Sheets have 4 deckle edges and are watermarked and embossed for authenticity.

Available in: 90lb/190gsm, 140lb/300gsm, 300lb/640gsm

These sheets are typically held in stock in the shop but it is always best to contact us just to check availability prior to visiting us. If not in stock typically available for collection or dispatch for delivery in 2-4 working days.

We advise not sending single sheets for delivery as they are difficult to protect from damage during transit, if ordering for delivery a minimum of 5 sheets is recommended.