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I have been running tests on various plain watercolour papers using the MIS archival inks. The "coated" watercolour papers for inkjet printers such as Concord rag and Somerset Velvet definitely give better results in terms of ink bleed, etc. with this inkset. However, it is worth experimenting with the regular watercolour papers such as Arches, Windsor Newton and others. Some images can work really well. I have found two "postcard" watercolour papers that give interesting results. They are 4x6 size and come in packages of 15, printed on the back as postcards. One is made by Canson (140 lb coldpress) and the other by Strathmore, both US companies. The Canson cards 'bleed' more but the Stratmore are quite 'crisp'. I am using the Photo Quality Inkjet Paper setting at 1440 dpi. BTW when I first started testing I was using the Epson ink. There definitely was less of a problem with ink 'bleed', but since I am concerned with archival qualities I've decided to standardize with the MIS inks. Tina Martin http:/timarti/tripod.com/itsaboutlight/ e-mail: email@example.com - Please do not include an entire message in your response. Delete the excess. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.