Bockingford wire bound watercolour pad, 10 x 7", 12 sheets, cold pressed (green pad)”


Traditional cold pressed watercolour paper with a slight texture, made at St Cuthbert's Mill in Somerset, England.

300 gsm / 140 lbs

Wire bound pad

12 sheets per pad

Our art materials buyer Bob says: “This paper is cold pressed so it has a slightly textured surface – what I’d call a traditional watercolour paper texture. This is what I recommend for watercolour beginners because the textured surface allows small pools of pigment to sit nicely on the paper.”

Manufacture: Cylinder mould made

Ingredients: 100% woodfree bleached chemical pulp

Longevity: acid free & archival. Calcium carbonate buffered. pH 7-9.

Characteristics: Internally sized. 4 cut edges.  Natural woollen felt textured

Grain Direction: Short Grain

Shade (White):  89% TAPPI Whiteness value. No OBAs (Optical brightening agents). Highly lightfast (minimum 6+ on Blue Wool Scale)

Binding: wiro bound on short edge

Suitable for: Watercolour, Acrylic Gouache, Pastel, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Charcoal