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Eleven watercolor techniques are suggested as tests on papers of different surfaces, weight and texture to help an artist explore other paper choices and painting approaches.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 70

When and how to stretch watercolor paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 82
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 8

Technique for stretching watercolor paper around a pine board.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 8

How to mount watercolor paper on foamcore board.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1991 (v.8#8) pg. 8

A watercolor surface with forgiveness. Using gesso and rice paper as a surface that allows watercolors to be lifted, moved and textured easily.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1991 (v.8#11) pg. 53

The paper choice. Guidelines on understanding paper weight, surface and sizing.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1992 (v.9#1) pg. 62
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 10
Correction ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 9

A sampler of watercolor papers. Tips from professionals on how each paper handles.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1992 (v.9#1) pg. 66

Tip suggests using a heavy sheet of Plexiglas for mounting watercolor paper before painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 9

How to identify the "right" side of watercolor paper and a description of effects achieved when painting on the reverse.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 98

An explanation of "sizing" in watercolor paper and examples of four sizing types.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1992 (v.9#12) pg. 77

What's what in watercolor papers. A guide to finding the perfect paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 66

Making sense of a slick surface. Advice for watercolorists on taking advantage of the spontaneity of hot-pressed paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 42

How to assemble a watercolor block from individual sheets.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1993 (v.10#6) pg. 2A

Tip explains technique that avoids stretching watercolor papers.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 10

Advice on how to simulate deckle edges on watercolor paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1993 (v.10#11) pg. 46

Method of joining small pieces of watercolor paper together into a large sheet.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1993 (v.10#11) pg. 72

Tip suggests stretching watercolor paper on a commercial canvas stretcher.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 6

Advice on what to do with mildewed watercolor paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 96

How to size, or unsize, watercolor paper to suit your needs.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 66

Tip explains how to make blank watercolor postcards.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 2A

Tip on a simple method for stretching watercolor paper using gator board edged with carpet molding.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 7A

Tip shows how to use binder clips and a plastic molding strip to stretch watercolor paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1996 (v.13#11) pg. 77

Roughing up your watercolor paper. Tips on how to manipulate the surface.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1997 (v.14#3) pg. 99

How to give watercolors a bold, fresh look by working on hot-pressed paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 45

Setting the right tone. Tips on the use of toned papers for drawings and watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 88

Tip describes two homemade tools for applying resist to watercolor paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 34

A watercolor paper primer.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 104

Tip suggests using freezer tape to stick wet watercolor paper to a board.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1998 (v.15#2) pg. 76

Give art a new wrinkle. How to energize watercolors using a simple crinkled-paper technique.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 31

Tips on selecting papers for drawing and for watercolor painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1994 (v.21#1) pg. 6

Tip on how to avoid roughening the surface of watercolor paper when pulling up tape used in pattern transfer.
TOLE WORLD #112 Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 45