This lovely bit of handmade paper was folded into a pocket in my Moleskine calendar.
What a fun and challenging surface to work! A bit of the paper flaked off while I was drawing the tree, and I needed to fill in the details a second time.
This paper was sssoooo absorbent! It was difficult to get the watercolor in place because the paper stole the water and left the paint behind. Any attempt to brush color on the page resulted in rolled flakes of paper. I had to dab the color into place. I decided not to push my luck.
I picked this paper up while at a gift shop out near Burlington, WI. The label: