Mixed Media

  • 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.

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  • Strathmore Visual Journals$21.00-$36.80

    These journals deliver high-performing papers and heavy-duty features engineered to meet the intense demands of the artist’s creative process. They offer a full range of acid-free paper types and weights and have heavy-duty covers with a wire binding that is thicker and stronger than traditional wire. The binding allows the journal to lie flat and open up 360 degrees. The Bristol Journals contain 100 lb. paper (28 sheets per smooth finish journal and 24 sheets per vellum finish journal) ideal for dry media including pencil, pen, ink and marker. Great for pencil, charcoal, colored pencil, pastel, marker, pen, and light mix-media techniques, the Drawing Journals include 42 sheets of medium-tooth 100 lb. paper. The Mixed-Media Journals contain 34 sheets of vellum-finish 51 lb. paper that is great for wet and dry media including watercolor, acrylic, pen, ink, pencil, crayon, charcoal, marker and collage. The Watercolor Journals include cold press paper (34 sheets per 90 lb. cold press journal and 22 sheets per 140 lb. cold press journal) ideal for watercolor acrylic and collage and is also good for dry media including pencil, pen, ink and marker.
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  • 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

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  • Canson Imagine 500 x 700 350gsm$4.50

    Canson Imagine is notable for its silky texture, in that its natural aspect is maintained, giving it an exceptional feel to the touch. Its texture, absorption capacity and weight (200 gsm) make Canson Imagine an ideal support for both dry and wet techniques, such as gouache or watercolour. Being pure white in colour, Canson Imagine gives excellent contrast and provides harmonious colours.

  • Canson The Wall 500 x 700 220gsm$5.80

    Canson The Wall is a revolutionary paper specially designed for graffiti artists, illustrators and designers. It acts as a real wall being completely opaque, bleed-proof and double sided. It is resistant to alcohol-based markers and spray cans and it enables the artist to draw clear and precise lines with very thin felt-tip pens as well as with thick markers. Thanks to its unique innovative manufacturing process, ink will never bleed through Canson The Wall, even when it is subject to heavy and repeated use of markers. With a smooth and high white surface, the contrast of colours is enhanced and it allows its users to create large and solid tint areas with no blotching for a professional result look. Its weight (220 gsm) offers a perfect compromise between rigidity and flexibility to ensure ease of use. No waste with The Wall, it provides excellent results even when used on both sides.
  • Arches OIl Sheets$12.50-$20.60

    This French-made, 300gsm (140 lb.) deckle-edge paper is specially formulated for oil painting. It is ready-to-use and requires no gesso or special preparation. It features a powerful and efficient oil barrier that absorbs water, solvents and binders evenly while allowing paint and pigment to remain on the surface. Less brittle than gessoed paper, it is resistant to chipping or cracking. It is easy to cut, roll, frame, store and transport.

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  • Fabriano Tela Roll 300gsm 1500 x 10M$298.90
  • Stonehenge Rolls$395.00-$495.00

    Stonehenge is a traditional fine art paper with a smooth, flawless surface that is slightly mottled to resemble actual vellum. Use it for watercolor, printmaking, pen-and-ink, pencil, or pastel.

    Stonehenge is machine-made in the United States, from 100% cotton fibers. 50" x 10yd (1.3M x 9.1M)

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  • Yupo Translucent Pad$66.60

    11 x 14"

  • Yupo Roll$189.95

    Polypropylene Roll, Neutral pH sheets with smooth surface. Great for various watercolor techniques. Roll measures 30 inches by 10 yards 200gsm Made in the USA

  • 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

    minimum order, 3 sheets assorted

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  • Strathmore 500 Series Mixed Media Sheets$9.30

    These 22" x 30" 90lb/190gsm sheets provide a premium 100% cotton mixed media surface that offers true wet media performance with a drawing finish. The sheets are internally sized for wet media with durable vellum finish. They are archival, lignin- and acid-free. Ideal for commercial illustration, high-end journals, traditional fine art painting and drawing.

  • 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.

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  • Fabriano Tela 300gsm 500 x 650$5.70

    This Italian-made oil painting paper has an internal sizing that offers ideal absorption for oil colors.

  • Fabriano Pittura 500 x 650$5.90

    A high-quality, lignin-free, cold pressed cellulose paper that's acid-free. 400gsm

  • Canson XL Mixed Media$5.00

    Heavily textured white 300gsm drawing paper. Acid-free. Suitable for pencil, pastel, chalk, charcoal, acrylic, gouache, marker, ink and light washes. 500 x 650

  • Canson Figueras 290gsm 650 x 1000$22.20

    A primed paper ready to use for all oil and acrylic painting. It has a canvas texture very much like that of linen canvas. Figueras contains a performant barrier, especially developed for a homogene absorbtion of oil, binders and water. Figueras gives the artist the assurance of an exceptional colour rendering. Acid-free. Can be stretched after moistening.

  • Canson Figueras 290gsm 500 x 650$11.10

    A primed paper ready to use for all oil and acrylic painting. It has a canvas texture very much like that of linen canvas. Figueras contains a performant barrier, especially developed for a homogene absorbtion of oil, binders and water. Figueras gives the artist the assurance of an exceptional colour rendering. Acid-free. Can be stretched after moistening.

  • Fabriano No. 4 Disegno 500 x 700$5.50

    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

  • Strathmore Mixed Media Pads Black Series 400$19.95-$28.80

    These pads feature black papers that combine true wet media performance and a dry media finish that is suitable for a range of mixed media applications. Each pad includes 15 heavy-weight 184 lb. (300gsm) sheets intended for finished paintings, drawings or studies. The paper is acid-free and specially sized for wet media performance with a vellum finish that is excellent for drawing. Ideal for graphite, colored pencils, markers, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, charcoal, gel pens and more. The pads have easy-to-use flip-over covers that keep pages in the pad, yet allow them to tear out cleanly.

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  • Strathmore Series 400 Bristol Pads$23.50-$44.20

    Bristol drawing papers with all the characteristics of a fine drawing surface in a heavier weight sheet. They come in a Regular surface ideal for a broad range of media, and a Smooth surface suited for pen or pencil. Fifteen 2-ply sheets per tape-bound pad. Acid-free.

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  • Strathmore Series 300 Bristol Pads$19.95-$67.70

    An economical paper of 2-ply bristol weight in a choice of two surfaces. Regular is designed for a broad range of dry mediums/medias including crayon, pencil, charcoal and art markers. Smooth is ideal for fine pen and ink, pencil and mechanical drawing. Twenty sheets per tape-bound pad. Acid-free.

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  • Strathmore Toned Series 400 Mixed Media Pads$11.50-$68.2011 items

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  • Clairefontaine Paint On Pads$15.15-$41.40

    A bulky 250gsm white paper suitable for acrylic, gouache, ink, pencil, charcoal, felt-tip, gluing, oil pastels etc.

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