Cold Pressed (CP) and NOT paper denotes that it is not Hot-Pressed. All this means is that the paper goes through cold rollers at some point. These create a medium textured surface, ideal for most painting styles such as gouache, ink and watercolour. A Cold pressed or NOT surface is by far the most popular watercolour paper surface.
Winsor & Newton, Arches, Moleskine, Saunders Waterford, Speedball Cold pressed watercolour paper is the first choice for watercolourists due to its versatility. We stock some of the most well-known brands such as Arches, Winsor & Newton and Langton.