This was an impulse purchase from The Vintage Paper Company. It’s a small, beautifully bound sketchbook, with real watercolour paper. The maker is Heather Dewick, @heatherthebookbinder on instagram.
It is a little less than 6 inches by 4 inches inside. The paper is Saunders Waterford, watermarked on some pages and deckle edged.
This is relatively absorbent paper. As you see from the above picture, in a damp atmosphere the ink spreads.
It was lovely to use.
I was so thrilled with this sketchbook that I bought several more.
You can see this sketchbook in action on this post:
Here are some tiny sketches I made as a result of local walks. I have a small sketchbook, about 3½ inches by 5½ inches, the size of a big mobile phone. On my walks, I pause for a minute or so to notice a…