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. Rough watercolor paper is ideal for artists who enjoy wet-on-wet techniques; with the highest rate of absorbency, this paper can take several layers of pigment.