- I have been working with this particular sort as my standard since about 19=
95, I have
survived all chemical changes of those years (pH etc.) without undue troubl=
e. I looks like
this time I'm for it.
I suppose that, while the ingredients have not changed - Hahnemühle is cert=
therefore under surveillance, so major changes do not have much chance to p=
unnoticed - minor changes within a certain limit are possible, and no one e=
decorated paper makers takes notice.
It has nothing to do with the paints, I think. They came from my own stock =
and look, smell
feel the same as always. No frost, no heat, no pests, dry and dark storage =
The Kongress paper is unknown to me, at least by that name.
What seems an interesting explanation to me is that they have made the pape=
run quicker (suggested by another of my suppliers). That could indeed make =
distribute unevenly, and every sq-cm of the paper receives less pressure du=
calandering. It would fit with what I see.