I have a question about using hot press versus cold press paper. It seems to me that you would want cold press paper, because when you are staining and starching the paper, it will absorb more. Once the paper is saturated with the starch and burnished, the surface of the paper would become smooth. Or does it entirely depend on how smooth your cold press paper is? Many watercolor papers are quite smooth, even if cold press. Does anyone have an opinion or preference to relate?