Watercolors are a very sensitive delicate type of artwork and special precautions need to be taken. Some of the common problems with watercolors are the following:
1. Extensive fading is common. Use UV filtering glass (or Plexiglass) and hang them in low light locations.
2. Do not let them get wet as acids will migrate and stain and are usually permanent (see photo). They can be
touched out but cannot be removed safely.
3. If the paper is folded, broken or scratched it is very difficult to repair.
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