Papers: Drawing/Printmaking

  • Canson 1557 $1.80 - $2.20
    This bright white paper was designed to accentuate contrast and allows colours to "POP". The 1557 name pays homage to the year that the Montgolfier family founded Canson. This great classic is favoured among both professional and amateur artist who appreciate its light grain. Under this paper's rather simplicity is a rather sophisticated and technical paper. The paper's grain is neither too smooth nor too prominent. which gives il a neutral and subtle surface which is ideal for sketching and drawing with dry media. Canson 1557 paper is ideal for use with all kinds of graphite for it retains pigments well and allows for unlimited shading and gradation. Canson 1557 is made with mass and surface sizing giving il a remarkably resistant quality that is resistant to repeated erasing. The Canson 1557 range is sold in sheets or in rolls, under the name of Dessin JA.
    2 items
  • Canson "C" à grain $3.60 - $4.30
    Canson "C" à grain paper is ideal for drawing thanks to its fine grain, that is neither too smooth nor too prominent, allowing both effects of relief and a delicately balanced result. Manufactured using only alpha cellulose, it contains absolutely no lignin which might result in yellowing of the paper over time. This naturally white paper, with no optical brightness additives, acid-free and permanent, meets all the requirements of the ISO 9706 standard. It is stock and surface-sized, enabling it to withstand repeated erasing or scraping without flaking. An all-round paper it is suitable for all dry techniques and certain wet techniques such as ink and gouache.
    2 items
  • Canson Barbizon 500 x 700 250gsm $4.60
    Canson Barbizon is cotton-free paper made on a fourdrinier paper machine, and boasts a thick and resistant surface.Double-sided,it features one silky side (practically smooth), while the other side is slightly textured.This high-quality paper is perfectly suited for every majorPrint Making technique.Ideal for students.
  • Arches Velin BFK Rives $16.60 - $41.00
    A smooth surface and light sizing makes this paper a favorite with artists and print makersworking in practically every technique. Mold-made, 100% cotton, acid-free and buffered, the sheets have four deckled edges and a registered watermark. Excellent for all hand-printing processes, lithography, intaglio etching, wood engraving, silkscreen, linocut and collotype. They may also be used for embossing and drawing, though they are not recommended for offset printing.
    6 items
  • Strathmore Series 500 Charcoal Sheets $4.50
    This 100% cotton fiber, acid-free paper has a traditional laid pattern and provides the proper resistance for precise shading with charcoal and pastels. The raised texture makes it a fascinating paper for all mediums. 19 x 25"
    11 items
  • Strathmore Series 400 Sketch Pads $27.95 - $55.10
    This is a general purpose, 60lb. (89gsm) sketch paper for classroom, experimentation or perfecting technique with pen, pencil and a variety of other media. Each spiral-bound pad is acid-free. 100 sheets
    2 items
  • Strathmore Series 400 Drawing Roll $52.70 Out of Stock
    Acid-free, heavy weight with medium surface. For dry media. 36" x 10 yards (91.4cm x 9.14m).
  • Strathmore Series 400 Toned Rolls $45.90
    Acid-free, 30% post-consumer fiber for light and dark media. 118gsm 42" x 10 yards (106.7cm x 9.14m).
    2 items
  • Daler-Rowney Series A Drawing Pads $7.60 - $45.95
    50 sheets of 96gsm, acid-free drawing paper. Tape Bound
    4 items
  • Daler-Rowney Series A Smooth Cartridge Pads $11.95 - $49.40
    Smooth, cream coloured paper in a spiral-bound pad. 25 sheets 150gsm
    4 items
  • Stonehenge Sheets $7.50 - $9.95
    Stonehenge rivals European mould made papers with its ability to produce excellent results in a variety of printmaking techniques. In addition to intaglio and silkscreening, Stonehenge works well with colored pencil, charcoal, pastels and watercolors. Machine made in the USA of 100% cotton, neutral pH, two natural deckles and two cut edges. Papers measure: 22" x 30" 250gsm
    11 items
  • Skills Sketch Pads 200 Series $21.50 - $32.80
    Practice is essential for artists to learn and progress, and these pads were developed specifically for artists to practice, develop and improve their skills. They contain lightly-textured, 50lb (74gsm) sketch paper that is ideal for quick, dry media sketches. The acid-free paper is made from 30% post-consumer fiber and provides a fine tooth surface for pencil, charcoal, sketching stick and pastel. Pads are glue-bound with flip-over covers. 100 sheets
    2 items
  • Fabriano Tiziano Roll 160gsm 1.5M x 10M Black $134.95
  • Strathmore Series 400 Toned Sketch Pads $22.30 - $33.30
    This sketch paper has been toned specifically for use with light and dark media. The pads contain 80 lb. (118 gsm) medium-surface sketch paper appropriate for graphite, chalk, charcoal, sketching stick, marker, china marker, colored pencil, pen and white gel pen. The paper is 100% recycled and acid-free with kraft and bark fiber inclusions for visual interest. Each pad contains 24 sheets.
    6 items
  • Canson Edition 250gsm 560 x 760 $9.40
    Canson Edition is 100% cotton and complies with the ISO 9706 standard on permanence, a guarantee of optimal conservation. It has the advantage of having a different texture on its two sides, one smooth, the other fine grain. A versatile product, this art paper is ideal for drawing and traditional art printing techniques..
    2 items
  • Strathmore Series 400 Bristol Board $6.95 - $15.40
    Acid-free, 22" x 30" sheets available in two thicknesses and two surfaces. Smooth surface is suited for pen or pencil, and regular surface is ideal for a broad range of media.
    4 items
  • Drawing Paper Sheets Series 400 $2.95
    Recommended for use with crayon, pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, light washes, paints and markers, this sheet’s non-reflective and uniform surface is particularly suited to lined drawings and technical artwork. Acid-free, 19" x 24" sheets.
  • Strathmore Series 400 Drawing Pads $21.60 - $43.40
    Versatile sheets of cream colored drawing paper for sketching and most finished work. The Medium surface readily accepts pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, crayon and markers. 24 sheets of 80 lb., acid-free sheets per spiral-bound pad.
    3 items
  • Yupo Mixed Media Paper (Single Sheets) $11.95 - $36.20
    This synthetic paper made of 100% polypropylene offers a unique alternative to traditional art papers. It is exceptionally strong, durable and will not buckle or tear. It is acid-free and has a smooth, bright white surface. Originally used for offset printing, it also accommodates silkscreen, embossing, pen & ink, drawing, acrylic painting and aqueous techniques. Yupo is machine-made in the USA and recyclable. As a watercolor paper, it has the advantage of being non-absorbent so colors lie on top of its surface producing brilliant, vibrant effects. Colors retain their true clarity and brilliance. Yupo requires no soaking, stretching, or taping flat. Best of all, it allows you to wipe off unwanted sections of your painting and start again with a fresh surface.
    5 items
  • Arches Text Wove $6.80
    This paper is excellent for book arts, drawing, etching, lithography and letterpress printing. Each sheet is 100% cotton, acid-free, buffered and features a registered watermark. 120gsm 19 x 25 inches
  • Fabriano 5 $7.30 - $13.00
    A prized blend of cotton (50%) and select raw materials are the main feature of this paper. Particularly recommended for artists who use watercolor, tempera, charcoal, graphite, wax, pastel, etc. Fabriano 5 also performs beautifully when used for fine art prints (lithography and silkscreen), business cards, invitations, menus and so on. Fabriano 5 has two deckled edges and a watermark that runs parallel to them. Is is acid-free to guarantee excellent permanence and resistance to ageing. 350gsm
    4 items
  • Fabriano No. 4 Disegno 500 x 700 $2.50
    The good sizing and excellent resistance to even the hardest erasers are the main features of this paper, which is ideal not only for students at technical schools but for professional use by graphic artists, architects and surveyors. Each sheet of Fabriano 4 is dry-embossed. Hot Pressed. 220gsm
  • Art Spectrum Draw & Wash Smooth Pads $25.80 - $76.30
    30 sheets of 210gsm, acid-free, smooth drawing paper that will take a wash.
    3 items
  • Art Spectrum Draw & Wash Paper 500 x 700 $3.95
    A 210gsm, smooth drawing paper that takes a wash. Acid-free

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