QoR Watercolor Grounds
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Watercolor Ground: Create an absorbent surface that allows for soft edges and flowing wet-in-wet techniques on a variety of surfaces. Apply with a brush for a linen-like texture, roll on for a dappled effect, or scrape on with a palette knife for a smooth surface. Lightly wet sand the ground for a smoothness similar to a hot pressed surface. Dries to a lightfast, flexible surface. Withstands repeated lifting and scrubbing.
Cold-Press Ground: This cold press ground dries to a unique rough surface and looks like handmade paper with all its beautiful imperfections. Create nooks and crannies to catch the watercolor, allowing for interesting lifting effects that you can't get with traditional paper surfaces. Applied with a dry palette knife, the texture will be similar to rough handmade paper. Use a bit of water on your palette knife and run over the wet application to eliminate some of the roughness for a surface more like cold press paper.
Apply to board, paper, panel or canvas.
Light Dimensional Ground: The extremely absorbent surface of Light Dimensional Ground allows washes to spread quickly, while accommodating fine lines and detail as well. This white, lightweight paste spreads like frosting; apply it smooth and thinly, or build it up to create ridges, peaks and other interesting textures. May be wet sanded, Dropping color into lightly wetted areas creates beautiful blooms. Use on a wide variety of surfaces, including board, canvas, wood, panel, and paper.