Vanguard Paper, 200gsm, Single Sheets 50 x 70cm (Similar to Yupo)
The new Lana Vanguard paper from France is a synthetic plastic paper similar to Yupo paper. This multifunctional paper is bright white, very smooth, robust, acid-free and tear proof.
With the benefits of not buckling even with very wet paint, a very white surface that makes colours brighter than on traditional watercolour paper and the ability to wipe back to white, it serves watercolourists very well. It is non-absorbent so it remains perfectly flat, eliminating the need for soaking, stretching, or taping. It resists tearing. Colours sit on top of the paper and take a bit longer to dry than with traditional paper so many people use a hair dryer.
When you are sure your painting is finished, it is recommended that you set it with a spray fixative. Use an acrylic spray product that will not yellow with time. Spray your painting outside or in a well-ventilated area lightly from side to side, then up and down. Use several light, even coats rather than one heavy coat which could cause drips or puddles. Most people prefer a matt finish to a glossy one.
It is available in 200 gsm weight in pads or in sheets.
Other techniques that can be used: acrylic, oil, gouache, ink, highlighter, crayon, coloured crayon.
Available in packs of 5 sheets of size 50 x 70cm