From stunning papers made using traditional handmade techniques sourced from France, to versatile and beautifully crafted papers from England and Italy, we stock a diverse range of the finest papers for artists of all levels of ability.

We currently sell our great range of watercolour papers exclusively through our eBay and Amazon outlets, which you can visit by clicking on the logos below.

              

 

Shop and learn more about some of the superb brands we stock below.

ARCHES AQUARELLE

Made from 100% cotton, Arches Aquarelle is a great high quality paper, which is tub sized with gelatine and air dried.

The paper itself is extremely robust and is resilient against scrubbing, scratching and erasing. It has four deckled edges and is acid free and chlorine free.

Suitable for watercolour, gouache, pen and ink, acrylic and calligraphy, it is also a very versatile paper.

Available to order in 190gsm, Rough, and 300gsm, FIN (NOT), and full imperial, half sheets and quarter sheets, it is also ideal for use with our imperial sized Artists' Paper Stretchers.

  • 100% cotton.
  • Acid free.
  • Chlorine free.
  • Four deckled edges.

 Shop our current range of Arches Aquarelle, FIN (NOT), 300gsm on our ebay outlet here.

 

BOCKINGFORD

Traditionally made on a cylinder mould machine at St Cuthberts Mill in Somerset, England, Bockingford is a beautiful watercolour paper made using pure materials to archival standards.

The paper itself has a very attractive surface created using natural woolen felts, which give it a distinctive random texture.

Bockingford is an extremely forgiving paper that is appreciated for it's excellent colour lifting abilities and is suitable for watercolour, gouache, acrylic, pastel, pen &ink, pencil and charcoal.

Available to order in 190gsm and 300gsm, and both imperial and A series sizes, it is ideal for use with our Artists' Paper Stretcher Series.

  • 100% alpha cellulose.
  • Acid free.
  • Four cut edges.
  • Mouldmade.
  • Internally sized.

 Shop our current range of Bockingford, NOT, 300gsm on our ebay outlet here.

 

FABRIANO ARTISTICO

Mouldmade using 100% cotton, this is a terrific durable Italian paper, which is completely chlorine and acid free.

Fabriano Artistico is sized both internally and externally making it an absorbent yet robust paper ideal for mixed media including watercolour, tempura, gouche, acrylic, ink, charcoal, graphite and drawing. It is also suitable for printmaking.

Available to order in full imperial, half sheets and quarter sheets, it is also ideal for use with our imperial size Artists' Paper Stretchers.

  • 100% cotton.
  • Chlorine free.
  • Acid free.

 Shop our current range of Fabriano Artistico, NOT, Traditional White, 300gsm on our ebay outlet here.

 

MOULIN DE LARROQUE

Duchêne White Handmade Paper, 400gsm, Imperial Size Packs.

Handmade at the 13th century Moulin de Larroque mill located beside the river Couze in Couze-et-Saint-Front, France, Duchêne is a superb high quality paper made using traditional hand papermaking techniques.

Each sheet is made by hand with a sieve, which is plunged into pulp, transferred to a felt screen, pressed and then taken to a drier.

The paper itself has a very distinctive rough surface texture, which is extremely versatile and can be used for mixed media including watercolour, relief painting, embossing and carborundum etching.

Narcisse White Handmade Paper. 120gsm. 50cm x 65cm Packs.

Made in the same mill located beside the river Couze in Couze-et-Saint-Front, France, Narcisse has a beautifully fine surface texture and is ideal for mixed media including watercolours, oil, acrylic and pastel.

Available to order in sheets sized in the French 'Raisin', which measures 50cm x 65cm | 19.68" x 25.59".

Saltpêtre Mouldmade Paper with Inclusions, 50cm x 65cm Packs.

Featuring an extraordinary random surface texture, which is mouldmade using fern inclusions, it is great for mixed media including watercolour, acrylic and pastel. 

Available to order in sheets sized in the French 'Raisin', which measures 50cm x 65cm | 19.68" x 25.59". 

  • 100% natural.
  • Fern inclusions.

Sisal Mouldmade Paper with Inclusions, 50cm x 65cm Packs.

Sisal Mouldmade has a truly unique surface texture, which is mouldmade using fibre inclusions, and is ideal for mixed media including watercolour, acrylic and pastel. 

Available to order in sheets sized in the French 'Raisin', which measures 50cm x 65cm | 19.68" x 25.59".

  • 100% natural.
  • Fibre inclusions.

 Shop our current range of watercolour paper produced at Moulin de Larroque on our ebay outlet here.

 

RWS WATERCOLOUR PAPER



Made in the United Kingdom, in conjunction with the President and Council of the Royal Watercolour Society, this is a superb high quality paper created from a cotton and linen furnish.

Surface sized with gelatine and deckle edged, it bears the RWS watermark on each sheet and is ideal for avid watercolourists.

Available to order in full imperial, half sheets and quarter sheets, it is also ideal for use with our imperial sized Artists' Paper Stretcher.

  • Four deckled edges.
  • Cotton and linen furnish.
  • Surface sized.

 Shop our current range of RWS, NOT, 300gsm watercolour paper on our ebay outlet here.

 

SAUNDERS WATERFORD

Mouldmade from 100% cotton, Saunders Waterford is an exceptional watercolour produced to high archival standards at St Cuthberts Mill in Somerset, England.

Each sheet of this paper is buffered with calcium carbonate to help defend it from discolouration caused by acids present in the atmosphere. The surface is also sized in gelatine meaning it is a robust and durable paper, which is resilient to scrubbing and other rough treatments.

The paper itself has an attractive rough surface texture created using natural woolen felts and is suitable for watercolour, gouache, acrylic, pastel, pen & ink, pencil, charcoal and printmaking.

Available to order in both 190gsm and 300gsm, and full imperial, half sheets and quarter sheets, it is also ideal for use with our imperial sized Artists' Paper Stretchers.

  • 100% cotton.
  • Mouldmade.
  • Buffered.
  • Internally sized.
  • Saunders Waterford Watermark.
  • Four deckled edges (full sheets only).

 Shop our current range of Saunders Waterford, Traditional White, Rough, 300gsm watercolour paper on our ebay outlet here.