This sketch and drawing pad is made of fine Japanese rice paper. The rice paper is made from extra long fibers of the Kozo or mulberry bush. These fibers increase the strength of the paper and provides a good canvas for a variety of art styles.
Hosho is a refined kozo rice paper, known for its thickness, strength and fluffiness. One side has a smooth finish and the reverse is a rough finish. This allows the paper to hold up to a variety of art processes. Popular with printmakers who prefer its absorbency, versatility and strength. Painters like it for ink, watercolor and lettering. Hosho is sometimes chosen for stone and monument rubbing techniques. Use Hosho for your finest Sumi-e creations. This sketch paper can be used with pencil, charcoal, crayon, pen or ink. Package of 48 sheets measuring 9" x 12". Bleed resistant, acid-free. Made in Japan.