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I want to add an update...
March 8, 2013
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I want to add an update since my last review. I just did a sketch on this paper, which I still say is a mid-weight. I used my A.G. Spalding fountain pen medium nib which provide a nice saturated flow. I heavily colored in some dark areas of the sketch using Waterman ink and it did not bleed through to the back of the page. I was surprised and impressed.

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carol.kohn
Not bad, but I'm a little...
March 7, 2013
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Not bad, but I'm a little sad. I bought this because I like my Moleskine sketchbooks and this, I believed, would be very close (and the price was right.) I just compared the paper to my old Moleskine sketchbook and it's definitely thinner which is a big disappointment. The description calls this heavy paper. I disagree. It's more of a mid-weight. If you were planning to use this book for adding watercolor to your sketches - I don't recommend it. I will be fine for pencil or ballpoint sketches. I probably won't reorder this.
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carol.kohn
I have found that this...
June 8, 2015
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I have found that this heavy weight paper is not only good for pen and ink, but is also excellent for watercolors. It doesn't behave like watercolor paper would, but it holds the color without bleed, and it doesn't wrinkle so much that you can't still work with it. It dries faster than watercolor paper (maybe it's just my sketch/painting style)...nevertheless, it's really versatile. I am really pleased with this purchase and I love this paper.
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