Cotton paper is the gold standard for watercolor painting, but when you just want some cheap paper to practice with… what should you use? I put five different papers through a 5-part test to see which ones were the best!
Here’s what we tested:
- Arteza Expert
- Arteza Premium
- Strathmore 300 Series Watercolor
- Strathmore 400 Series Mixed Media
- Canson XL
Watch the video below to see which brand won which category:
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