Watercolor Blocks

These blocks of watercolor paper are excellent for all wet techniques including gouache, pen & ink, colored pencils as well as traditional watercolor. Available in Hot Press which is smooth as well as Cold Press and then Rough which are progressively more textured. Blocks differ from pads in that they are bound on all four sides to help eliminate the need for stretching. Great for traveling watercolorists! Choose from Strathmore, Arches & Fabriano.

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  • Strathmore Watercolor Blocks

    Strathmore Watercolor Blocks

    The Strathmore Watercolor block features paper that offers a strong, rough, economical surface designed to support repeated washings and scrubbings. Can be used with or without preliminary soaking. Can be stretched and is highly resistant to rub-up when wet.

  • Arches Watercolor Blocks and Pads

    Arches Watercolor Blocks and Pads

    Arches Watercolor Blocks and Pads are a professional grade watercolor paper of the highest quality. 100% cotton, cylinder mould made with natural gelatin sizing. Flawless texture surfaces, acid-free and buffered.

  • Other Watercolor Blocks

    Choose from some of the other watercolor blocks that Hyatt's carries such as the Lana Watercolor Block, Fabriano Accademia Draw/Watercolor Block or the Fabriano Acquarello Watercolor Block.

  • Fluid Watercolor EZ-Blocks

    Fluid Watercolor EZ-Blocks

    High-quality watercolor paper at an affordable cost, Fluid products are created in small batches for the best quality control. EZ-Blocks come in traditional formats. Each block is glued alond the two longest edges allowing you to paint directly on the top sheet. EZ-Blocks come in: Cold-press 140lb, Hot Press 140lb, Fluid 100 Cold Press 140lb, Fluid Cold Press 300lb, and Fluid 100 Hot Press 140lb.

  • Yupo Watercolor Paper and Pads

    Yupo Watercolor Paper and Pads

    Yupo is a synthetic polypropylene substrate with a non-porous surface that repels water. Featuring a smooth acid-free finish, Yupo gives artists the flexibility to work in several different mediums to achieve unique and creative results. Painting or drawing on this surface is different than regular watercolor and drawing paper. The surface may be wiped clean to restore the original white of the sheet making it an excellent surface for beginners. Versatile in it’s application, Yupo has a unique lifting quality that allows the artist to redo specific areas over and over again. Build up layers of paint like an oil painter working on a canvas, then take them off to reveal the white of the sheet. A sealant can be applied to completed works. Use for watercoloring, silkscreening, with pencil and graphite, acrylic painting, mono typing, debating and more!

  • Fabriano Artistico Watercolor Blocks & Pads

    Fabriano Artistico Watercolor Blocks & Pads

    Artistico blocks and pads by Fabriano feature paper that is mould-made of 100% cotton, double-sized, acid-free/neutral pH and chlorine-free. Both the traditional white and extra-white shades have been developed without artificial optical brighteners. The extra-white is available in four watermarked surfaces including the exclusive soft press, whereas the traditional white features three watermarked surfaces: rough, cold press and hot press. Suitable for all water media, printmaking, digital printing, charcoal and drawing.

  • Bockingford Watercolor Blocks & Pads

    Bockingford is a beautiful, high-quality English watercolor paper, traditionally made on a cylinder mould machine at the centuries old St Cuthbert’s Mill. This extremely forgiving watercolor paper is valued by professional and amateur artists around the world. It features a unique surface that is created by using natural woolen felts that give it a distinctive random texture. Bockingford watercolor paper has excellent color lifting abilities which enables you to make corrections and get back to the white base paper without issue. This paper can also take heavy washes without displaying any distortion or cockling. Available in blocks, pads, journals, sheets and rolls. 

  • Saunders Waterford Watercolor Blocks & Pads

    Saunders Waterford is an exquisite English watercolor paper traditionally made on a cylinder mould machine. This process creates a stunning texture using natural woolen felts and a wonderful surface stability created by the paper fibers laying across each sheet. Made using 100% cotton to archival standards, each sheet is buffered with calcium carbonate to help defend finished pieces of work from discoloration caused by acids present in pollution.  Saunders Waterford also claims to have the smoothest Hot Press watercolor on the market. The surface is coated in gelatin making it strong and resilient to scrubbing and other rough treatments without the surface tearing. Available in blocks, rolls and sheets. 

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