Arches has a tradition of creating high-quality papers for over five centuries. This watercolor paper is superior quality, mold-made paper from the Arjomari Mills of France. This convenient block is glued on all four sides, keeping your surface taut and allowing you to create artwork instantly. Once it's dry, simply remove with a dull knife or the end of your paintbrush. Cold press is highly absorbent, with a slight texture that showcases details well and can accommodate large areas of wash.