The blending and washes work so much better on good paper. That is always a good thing. It makes for better finishes on paintings of any kind to use the best equipment that you can afford. Practice results are better and learning is easier.
Keep December 7 open for music in Austin. It is time for the Mistletoe Jam hosted by Bird and Street. http://www.byrdandstreet.com/ This is the 10th Annual Jam and will be at Threadgill's North from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Info and ticket information on Partnerships for Children Page:
If you can't make it, you can always donate. It is a fun event, hope to see you there!