Trying out a new paper for watercolor

This week i wanted to try a new (for me) paper. Moving from one country to another helps to discover new or different supplies for art and i was able to discover in Spain this hand made paper from the brand Meirat. It’s a linen paper very heavy (600g/m2) and with a beautiful texture. Technically it seems perfect for watercolor ! But let’s put it to the test.

Testing a watercolor paper in video

Trying out a new paper for watercolor - ENGLISH VERSION

Supplies :
Brush : Escoda Aquario nº18.
Paper : Meirat 600g/m2.
Colors : Ultramarine blue (Sennelier), Nickel azo yellow (Daniel Smith), Aussie red gold (Daniel Smith), Lavande (Daniel Smith), Quinacridone burnt scarlet (Daniel Smith).

And here you have some shots of the “finished” painting (click to enlarge) :

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