If you’ve ever tried to buy a sketchbook to use for a realistic watercolour method like mine, you’ll know it’s weirdly not that easy.
Though there are hundreds of sketchbooks out there, most really aren’t very suitable.
Either the paper is designed for watercolour and is really rough, or it’s smooth (so better for realism) but it buckles when you apply paint. It’s annoying!
So here’s my guide for what to look for when choosing a sketchbook which works best with my watercolour method, and I’ll show you a few examples of books I’ve tested:
My blog post review of sketchbooks can be found here.
I hope you’ve enjoyed this video! Do share your own recommendations for sketchbooks in the comments below.