Watercolor Paper Sizes
The dimensions of some of the most popular imperial paper sizes used for watercolour painting are listed below in both metric and imperial units.
Watercolor paper sizes. Not all watercolor brush types use this numbered rule. To help make things clear in your mind i ve put together this watercolor brush size chart it s available to download as a pdf at the end of the article but before we get to. A full imperial sheet of paper and an a1 sheet are the two largest standard sizes. Paper is sold in different sizes and is packaged differently.
Individual sheets are the cheapest depending on their weight. For example buying a pad of arches watercolor paper the sizes are in us measurements. In order to show how paper cut to some of the most popular imperial sizes scales in comparison we ve come up with a useful size chart which can be seen below. It was created to provide paper sizes that were not included in the a series.
Heavier watercolor papers are much more expensive but the minimized need for stretching makes it perfect for professional use. Watercolor paper watercolor paper is manufactured to exacting specifications is acid free and buffered to neutralize acid compounds absorbed from the atmosphere or formed through natural aging. But there s a little more to it than that. The most common brush sizes range from 000 small to 24 large.
One thing i ve always been curious about is how the standard size of a lot of watercolor pads have come about. The most common way to buy watercolor paper is in pads blocks or individual sheets. Size of watercolor paper. The b series uses an aspect ratio of 1 2.
Its composition with long fibres of 100 cotton gives the paper its strength beauty a natural lasting whiteness and an inimitable touch. They aren t necessarily the top selling brands nor are they the most well known but i think these papers are worth the effort to seek. Made the traditional way on a cylinder mould this paper has a harmonious natural grain. Thanks to this method the fibres are evenly distributed the paper slackens uniformly when wet.
The texture of the watercolor paper. So 2 pieces of a2 paper will fit side by side inside one piece of a1 paper. The b series is not as common as the a series. Most artist grade watercolor papers are extremely well made but if your personalities and characteristics clash you won t enjoy painting on it.
The dimensions of the b series paper sizes are defined by the iso 216 international paper size standard. The area of the b series paper sheets is the geometric mean of the a. I buy sheets most often for larger works but also tear them down to any. While the lighter version of the watercolor papers will fit beginners well along with globetrotters who love to paint while outside.
Sheets are large and measure 22 30. We offer a complete range of these papers in surfaces to compliment any technique and level of expertise. A0 exists but is usually special ordered like the half and quarter imperial sizes the a sizes are based on the next size down always being half of the larger size above it.
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