I haven’t used hot press paper since I first picked up the brushes back in 2012. As a beginner the surface was too much to handle and I gave up and stuck with cold press or rough ever since. Recently though I’ve been tempted to go back and try it again. As the pigment doesn’t sink into the paper as much the colors are brighter and don’t fade so drastically on drying. So this is the same scene as yesterday but now on hot press. I quite like it – it’s still sketchy but has some life to it I think.