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[BKARTS] Paper



>without sizing, all you've got is pulp.

Paper is formed by hydrogen bonding of the cellulose molecule as the pulp
dries. Waterleaf paper is unsized.

Sizing is useful for preventing ink from spreading, giving a different
"feel" to the paper, etc. Over the centuries many diffeent substances have
been used to size paper. Sizing can be done in the pulp or after drying, on
the surface.

--
 Richard
 http://minsky.com
 http://www.centerforbookarts.org

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