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An Imitation of Imperfection: A History of Deckle Edges

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An Imitation of Imperfection: A History of Deckle Edges

While doing research for my post about the shape of books, I stumbled on some information about deckle edges, and I thought it was worth its own post, if just to share some papermaking eye candy with you. First, a definition: deckle edges are the ragged edges on paper. View this post on Instagram Oooo, can you ever have enough fluffy deckles?? I see 'em all time, photograph 'em, and I can't even get enough meself! (Kim@stcmill) #stcmill #paper #papermaking #saunders #waterford #Bockingford #somerset #millford #cotton #woodpulp #uk #chemistry #art #artist #deckle #edges #fluff #watercolour #acrylic #ink #graphite #pencil #gouache...

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The Best Watercolor Pencils

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The Best Watercolor Pencils

If you’re looking for a way to create stunning and creative paintings with a tool that is easy to use even for beginners, we recommended watercolor pencils. With the ability to be used wet, dry, or in a combination of the two, watercolor pencils enable budding artists to switch between drawing and painting. Watercolor pencils are made with a water-soluble binder that is activated when the tip of the pencil is dipped in water or when water is painted onto a drawing made with watercolor pencils. This allows artists to choose between a traditional pencil crayon drawing and a watercolor...

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The Best Watercolor Pencils

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The Best Watercolor Pencils

If you’re looking for a way to create stunning and creative paintings with a tool that is easy to use even for beginners, we recommended watercolor pencils. With the ability to be used wet, dry, or in a combination of the two, watercolor pencils enable budding artists to switch between drawing and painting. Watercolor pencils are made with a water-soluble binder that is activated when the tip of the pencil is dipped in water or when water is painted onto a drawing made with watercolor pencils. This allows artists to choose between a traditional pencil crayon drawing and a watercolor...

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An Imitation of Imperfection: A History of Deckle Edges

acrylic addymanbooks antiquarianbooks art artist bibliophile biodesign biomaterials Bockingford BookDesign bookfeatures booklover booksbooksbooks bookshelf bookshop bookstack bookstagram bookstore booktown CAMOC chemistry coffeepaper collaboration cotton craftclass craftivism crafty deckle decklededge decklededges deckleedge deckleedges decorativepaper ecopaper edges edicionesescondidas edition Educational environmentalart exhibition fesmedina fineart fluff foreedgefriday frompapertoprint giltedge glockenbachviertel gouache governorsisland graphite handmade handmadeisbest handmadeisbetter handmadepaper handmadewithlove hayonwye icomkyoto2019 ink instabook instapaper islamicart islamiccraft islamictradition japanesepaper japanesepapermaking kyoto limited madebyhand makersmovement marblededges millford morocco mouldanddeckle muenchen munich munichart mushlove mushroommagic mushrooms mycology mycopaper oldbooks oldschool pages paper papercrafter paperlicious paperloom paperlove papermaker papermaking paperpulp paperthatheals pencil print printmaking process recycledmaterials recycledpaper rustic sacredart sacredcraft samueljohnson saunders seededpaper shelfiesunday show somerset stcmill steelepages sustainable team textiles themuseumofkyoto traditional traditionalart traditionalcraft turkeytails uk usedbooks usedbookstore watercolour waterford wip woodpulp

An Imitation of Imperfection: A History of Deckle Edges

While doing research for my post about the shape of books, I stumbled on some information about deckle edges, and I thought it was worth its own post, if just to share some papermaking eye candy with you. First, a definition: deckle edges are the ragged edges on paper. View this post on Instagram Oooo, can you ever have enough fluffy deckles?? I see 'em all time, photograph 'em, and I can't even get enough meself! (Kim@stcmill) #stcmill #paper #papermaking #saunders #waterford #Bockingford #somerset #millford #cotton #woodpulp #uk #chemistry #art #artist #deckle #edges #fluff #watercolour #acrylic #ink #graphite #pencil #gouache...

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The Best Watercolor Pencils

Art Crafts DIY Hacks SchoolSupplies

The Best Watercolor Pencils

If you’re looking for a way to create stunning and creative paintings with a tool that is easy to use even for beginners, we recommended watercolor pencils. With the ability to be used wet, dry, or in a combination of the two, watercolor pencils enable budding artists to switch between drawing and painting. Watercolor pencils are made with a water-soluble binder that is activated when the tip of the pencil is dipped in water or when water is painted onto a drawing made with watercolor pencils. This allows artists to choose between a traditional pencil crayon drawing and a watercolor...

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