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Watercolor Journal book, Hardcover Pocket Sketchbook with 300gsm Fabriano Cotton Blend, Gift for artist, backpack travel diary gift

Watercolor Journal book, Hardcover Pocket Sketchbook with 300gsm Fabriano Cotton Blend, Gift for artist, backpack travel diary gift

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šŸ‘‰ šš«šØšš®šœš­ šˆš§šŸšØ Size: 18.7 x 14 cm (7.36" x 5.51") No of pages: 62 Paper: 285 gsm 60% Cotton Fabriano (130 lbs) Watercolor Cover: Handmade artisan papers - Nepalese Lokta (Block printed in France) and Indian Khadi Hardcover Acid Free, Safe for Photos * š‚šØš„š„šžšœš­š¢šØš§: "ššØšØš¤š¬ šØšŸ š­š”šž š–šØš«š„š" Each book of this collection shares a common element: the covers are made with traditional handmade papers from different parts of the world. They are made with care by local artisans , people who learn their trade not in schools, but from the older master who hands down his craft to the next generation. These papers need time, skill and a lot of love to be made, as the artisans do everything by hand. From harvesting the plants the right season, to making of the pulp (a natural process which can last up to 3 months), press the paper sheets, one by one and let them dry natural in the sun for months. All these papers need a natural environment to be made, far away from the modern civilization and its pollution. *š€š›šØš®š­ š­š”šž šœšØšÆšžš«š¬: - Nepalese Lokta paper: Lokta paper has been used in Nepal since the 12th century, when it was used to write epic tales, to print mantra for use in prayer wheels, and for religious texts chanted by Buddhist monks. Until 1959, Nepal used this paper for all official government correspondence, and even today it is used for all of their land ownership papers (lal purja) and legal documents. Nepalese Lokta Paper is and eco-friendly paper hand-made from the fiber of the "Nepal Paper Plant," also called the Daphne Shrub or Lokta Bush. The cultivation of this "tree free" paper is an eco-friendly resource and a reliable revenue stream for the village artisans of Nepal's rural and urban areas. The Lokta bush completely regenerates in about 4 to 6 years after being cut to about 6" from the ground. - Khadi paper: It is a 100% cotton paper made by hand in the village of Tarihal near Hubli, in Karnataka, South India. Khadi rag papers are made from 100% cotton rag, which have longer fibers than linters that are generally used in papermaking. These genuine rag papers are known for their exceptional strength and durability. š€š›šØš®š­ šˆš§š§šžš« šššš šžš¬: It has 62 pages of top quality professional 50% Cotton Fabriano paper of 300 gsm (140 lbs), an Italian paper manufacturer with a long story in fine-arts papers. The absence of acid guarantees the inalterability over time of the paper. Ideal for watercolour, tempera, gouache, acrylic, ink, charcoal, wax, graphite, felt-tipped pens, drawing and printmaking (etching, lithography and silk-screening). š„š±š­š«ššš¬: - It comes with its own bag, to be stored safely and/or be nicely presented as a gift. - I will pack your item very carefully and send it to you by registered mail. - All my journals come with a certification of authenticity. šŸ‘‰ š–š”šžš§ šœššš§ šˆ šžš±š©šžšœš­ š¦š² šØš«ššžš«? šŸšš š’š­ššš§šššš«š š—¦š—µš—¶š—½š—½š—¶š—»š—“ USA and most Canada adresses are shipped via FedEx. EU is shipped via DHL. However, if your address is considered "remote", your order will arrive via National Post. Everywhere else is either FedEx or National post. Don't forget to write your telephone number for the delivery, at the comment box of your order. šŸš€š—™š—®š˜€š˜ š—¦š—µš—¶š—½š—½š—¶š—»š—“ If you need your order within a week, please choose a shipping upgrade and then choose the DHL/Fedex option that corresdponds to your part of the world. Don't forget to write your telephone number for the delivery, at the comment box of your order. šŸ¤ Due to the pandemic there are huge delays in worldwide deliveries. I cannot give you an estimate of when your order will arrive with National Post, because there are constant changes in countries that enter or exit lock down, flight bans and border restrictions. During the current crisis, please note that European post may š§šØš­ deliver in some countries. The list changes daily, as new countries enter or exit lock-down or impose epidemic-related restrictions. When in doubt, please message me.

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