This is the original project I built on a page
Just as the name implies – the pages are grey
in color. With a weight of 55 lbs., I didn’t know
what to expect when adding wet media
but this paper worked like a champ!
The book wrap says the paper has a
so I figured to try that out with some
watercolor and acrylics.
For the bottom layer I used Altenew’s
new watercolor palette and a wet flat brush.
I was really happy with the way the paper
took the wet media.
The added flowers are Daniel Smith watercolors.
(I believe in the video I referred to them as acrylics.
My mistake. They are watercolors.)
I received so many questions when I posted
this piece on Instagram, that I thought to make
In the interim, Hahnemühle sent me their
new Cappuccino Book
which is exactly like the Grey Book with the
exception of these pages being a coffee color.
More like a latte, actually.
So I followed the same steps and created the
Again the paper worked great!
This time though, I videoed the process.
You can follow along with the video below.
I appreciate any and all feedback.
Here is a link to my YouTube channel
where I hope to be posting many more such
videos, as well as tangle videos.
I will continue working in both the Grey Book
and the Cappuccino Book and will be posting
a much more comprehensive review soon.
The Grey Book can be purchased here.
The Cappuccino Book can be purchased here.