Introducing the talented Artist, Hridim Sharma. She was introduced to the Bluecat Paper brand Via Instagram.
Hridim Sharma loves and supports the cause of tree-free paper and the variety of products we make by upcycling the residual waste.
She works out different types of art regularly from mandalas, illustrations, doodles, painting to what not.
Hridim Sharma says “when I started to illustrate on Bluecat paper the way it handled the ink, the texture, variety of colours was absolutely amazing. Plus Bluecat Paper provides a colour range and patterns on papers that many regular paper making companies are not able to provide”.
Tell us about yourself and your work
I am Hridim Sharma, and I’m an artist. I go by the name Illustration Palette on social media. I try out different types of art on a regular basis from mandalas, illustrations, doodles, painting to what not. I’m still learning:)
How did you find out about the tree-free paper that Bluecatpaper makes?
I found out about this amazing brand through Instagram. A lot of my followers wanted me to suggest some accounts that are great for artists and other purposes and that’s where I found Blue Cat Paper and loved their cause and the variety of products they made just from recycling paper.
That’s when I knew that this brand NEEDS to be tried out and has to be suggested!
How does Bluecat Paper make your work unique?
I have worked with a few handmade papers before and I often found them too thick and bulky. Sometimes they were too textured and sometimes they didn’t have any texture at all.
But when I started to illustrate on Bluecat paper the way it handled the ink, the texture, variety of colours was absolutely amazing. Plus Bluecat Paper provides a colour range and patterns on papers that many regular paper-making companies are not able to provide!
What’s your process like while working on Bluecat Paper’s product?
I used the products for illustrating and journaling so I started with some light pencil outlines and then started to give details with my fineliners. I was amazed to see how well it worked with the fineliners. My experience was absolutely amazing!
What other materials do you use along with Bluecat Paper?
I also use paper for journaling so I use light Watercolors, I love layering the papers with different pictures and other types of paper. And these papers work well with light poster colours and acrylics aswell!
What advice do you have for artists starting with Bluecat Paper?
I advise them to start with the cotton rag paper as it is the most convenient to work on if you’re a new artist. And I 100% recommend this brand and I have also reviewed Bluecat paper on my account illustrationpalette. This brand will not disappoint you!
Do you have a favourite project or piece?
Yes I do ! I started Doodling recently and one of my best doodles were made on Bluecat paper :)
Is there anything else that you’d like to share?
I am really looking forward to purchasing your designer wrapping papers. I have recently started to sell my products and I feel these papers are perfect for packaging!
The range of paper from Bluecatpaper includes the following.
cotton rag paper | coffee husk paper | corn husk paper | linen paper | seed paper | elephant poo paper |
hemp paper | mulberry paper | flax paper | lemongrass paper | banana paper | rice stubble paper |
Which paper did you use?
I used the beige Cotton rag paper!
Which would you like to pick next?
I look forward to trying out the linen papers next they look very interesting! And not to forget the wrapping papers too!
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