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What's the difference between COLD and HOT pressed watercolor paper?

when you start with watercolors, A lot of beginners usually get confused with Hot Pressed and Cold Pressed. My personal preference is cold-pressed because it has a textured surface and provides a nice detail when you dry brush it. However, I use cold-pressed to do rainy scenes/wet scenes it gives a really nice smooth transition.


Hot Press:




Cold Press:





Hot Press Blending:


In the hot press, you can see the edges are textured and give and sparkly impressions of waters.



Cold Press Blending:


In the cold press, you can see the edges are smoother and give smoother transition impressions of waters.



If you have any other questions, comment below.


Happy Painting!!!







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