Papers: Pads

  • Fabriano Black Pad NZD $22.10 - $44.10
    Fabriano Black Black is a range of uncoated cardboards made of ECF cellulose pulp. This paper is characterized by a very deep black colour due to the high quality and lightfast pigments used for its production. Flexible and resistant it is ideal for pastel, colour pencils, markers, acrylics, passe-partout and portfolio presentations. ... more »
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  • Fluid Watercolour Blocks NZD $14.20 - $39.20
    High Quality at an Affordable Price. Fluid Watercolor Paper is crafted in our European mill which produced its first paper stock in 1618. Our mill masters craft small batches at slow speeds allowing for finer control of quality. This slow approach produces a sheet of great strength that shares much of the working integrity of more expensive mould-made papers. EASY-BLOCK - 15 Sheets Glued on Two Edges. Paint directly on the top sheet in the block. The glue along the two long edges will hold the sheet flat as you paint. When your painting is dry, slide a dull knife or letter opener in the open side under the top sheet. Release the glue along one edge and pull your painting free.... more »
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  • Pastelmat Pads NZD $27.50 - $80.95
    A new concept for those who use pastels. The pastel adheres so well to this new paper that you don't need to use a fixative between each layer. You are able to multiply the layers without a saturation effect. Heavy 360g paper 12 acid free sheets per pad. In the pad, each sheet is seperated by a crystal separator sheet. Made in France by Clairefontaine.... more »
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  • Strathmore Calligraphy Pad NZD $14.40
    Specially created for beginners and intermediate calligraphers, this 20 lb. natural white paper provides the ideal surface texture for smooth ink flow. Fifty 8-1/2" x 11" tape-bound sheets per pad.... more »
  • Arches Oil Paper Pads 310 x 410mm NZD $51.95
    Made on a cylinder mould, 100% cotton, ARCHES® Oil, 300 gsm, is suitable for marouflage. Its grain is comparable to that of a stretched canvas, which makes for comfortable working and requires no prior preparation. Thanks to its semi-absorbent surface, the paint stays on the surface for an excellent rendering of the colours and faster drying times.... more »
  • Strathmore Toned Series 400 Mixed Media Pads NZD $11.50 - $68.20 8 items
  • Clairefontaine Kraft Pads NZD $16.68 - $33.13
    Glue bound, ribbed craft paper pads. 90gsm, 100 sheets.... more »
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  • Clairefontaine Paint On Pads Naturel NZD $15.15 - $45.45
    A bulky 250gsm natural coloured paper suitable for acrylic, gouache, ink, pencil, charcoal, felt-tip, gluing, oil pastels etc.... more »
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  • Clairefontaine Paint On Pads NZD $15.15 - $41.40
    A bulky 250gsm white paper suitable for acrylic, gouache, ink, pencil, charcoal, felt-tip, gluing, oil pastels etc.... more »
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  • Strathmore Series 400 Sketch Pads NZD $17.95 - $44.50
    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... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Series A Drawing Pads NZD $6.95 - $42.50
    50 sheets of 96gsm, acid-free drawing paper. Tape Bound... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Series A Smooth Cartridge Pads NZD $11.95 - $46.80
    Smooth, cream coloured paper in a spiral-bound pad. 25 sheets 150gsm... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Tracing Pads 60gsm NZD $23.10 - $74.90
    50 sheets. Daler-Rowney''s Tracing paper is highly transparent and offers superb erasability with both erasers and blades. It comes in a range of sizes and two weights to suit all applications. It is designed for use with all types of pencil, drawing pens and inks. A must for designers and architects.... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Series A Marker Pads 70gsm NZD $21.90 - $71.10
    50 sheets, 70gsm. Extra white non-bleed paper designed for work woth all types of marker pens. Coated to give streak-free large aarea coverage.... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Series A Layout Pads NZD $14.30 - $45.95
    80 sheets, 45gsm. Daler-Rowney Layout paper is a crisp light weight illustration paper suitable for pencil and pen & ink artwork. A very good practise paper for all drawing and sketching techniques.... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Aquafine Pads NZD $12.70 - $54.50
    Aquafine watercolour paper is manufactured on a Fourdrinier paper machine using 100% virgin woodpulp. It is acid-free and buffered to prevent deterioration of colour and to preserve the integrity of the paper over time. 300gsm... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney System 3 Acrylic Pads NZD $9.95 - $49.95
    System 3 acrylic pads have been developed specifically for use with acrylic colours. In addition, its remarkable irregular linen textured surface offers the ideal tooth for painting with all acrylic colours. Available in A5, A4, A3 and A2 sizes.... more »
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  • Skills Watercolor Pads 200 Series NZD $34.20 - $69.95
    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 an economic heavy-weight, student-grade 140lb (300gsm) watercolor paper with a cold press surface. The paper provides even washes and good lifts when used with light, wet media techniques. The sheets contain 30% post-consumer fiber and are acid-free. Pad is tape-bound. 30 sheets... more »
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  • Skills Mixed Media Pads 200 Series NZD $25.40 - $34.90
    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 medium-weight 75lb (160gsm) paper in a sketching format. This versatile paper is a good choice for dry and light, wet media sketching. The sheets have a vellum finish, contain 30% post-consumer fiber and are acid-free. The wire-bound sheets are micro-perforated and are actual size when removed at the micro-perforation. 60 sheets... more »
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  • Skills Sketch Pads 200 Series NZD $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... more »
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  • Skills Drawing Pads 200 Series NZD $14.70 - $36.70
    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 a soft ivory 64lb (104gsm) drawing paper with a toothy surface for easy blending and shading. The paper is and ideal choice for dry media studies and the strong surface provides for clean erasing. The wire-bound, acid-free sheets contain 30% post-consumer fiber and are micro-perforated. Sheets are actual size when removed at the micro-perforation. 60 sheets... more »
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  • Yupo Pad 11 x 14 NZD $38.95 Out of Stock
    This synthetic paper made of 100% polypropylene offers a unique alternative to traditional art papers. Waterproof and stain-resistant, it is exceptionally strong, durable and will not buckle or tear. It is acid-free, archival 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. There are ten 74 lb. sheets per pad. The 26" x 20" is available in sheets. 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.... more »
  • Strathmore Series 400 Toned Sketch Pads NZD $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.... more »
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  • Strathmore Series 400 Drawing Pads NZD $20.90 - $33.60
    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.... more »
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  • Strathmore Series 400 Mixed Media Pads NZD $21.00 - $49.95
    This pad features paper 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 140 lb. 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 watercolor, gouache, acrylic, graphite, pen and ink, colored pencil, marker, pastel and collage The pads have easy-to-use flip over covers that keep pages in the pad, yet allow them to tear out cleanly.... more »
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  • Strathmore Windpower Bristol Pads NZD $15.40 - $31.80
    These pads are made with 100% wind power – a pollution free, renewable energy resource – perfect for the environmentally conscientious consumer. The tape-bound heavy-weight white drawing board in the Smooth Bristol Pads, is ideal for fine drawing techniques. Lightly textured, the surface of the heavy-weight, white drawing board in these tape bound vellum bristol pads is designed to accept a variety of media. Fifteen sheets per pad.... more »
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  • Canson Marker Pro Lay-Out Pads
    This very smooth, white, 18 lb (70 gsm) layout paper is perfect for quick sketches with pencil, pen, or layout markers. It won't bleed, fade, or wrinkle.Markers can't bleed through which makes Canson the professional's choice for rough layouts and rendering.... more »
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  • Art Spectrum Draw & Wash Textured Pads NZD $25.80 - $76.30 3 items
  • Clairefontaine Fifty-Fifty Drawing Pad NZD $22.50
    100 sheets of 90gsm paper, alternating white and cream in colour. A4... more »
  • GraF it Assorted Sketch Pads NZD $5.60 - $31.50
    80 sheets of white 90gsm drawing paper in a perforated pad.... more »
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  • Dessin a Grain Drawing Pad NZD $8.60 - $31.40
    Off-white, cold pressed in a 30 sheet pad. 180gsm... more »
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  • Fabriano Tecnico 6 A3 Pad NZD $32.95
    Brilliant White, 240gsm with a smooth finish.... more »
  • Newsprint Pads
    50 sheets, gummed portrait, these low-cost pads are ideal for life drawing.... more »
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  • Zeta Paper Pads NZD $15.00 - $26.00
    100 sheets in a portrait, tape-bound pad.... more »
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  • Denril Vellum Pad NZD $49.00
    A Multi-media vellum that has a translucent, matte finish and is waterproof. Ideal for pen & ink, pencil, permanent markers, oils, acrylics, pastels, airbrush, silkscreen computer plotters, etc. 3.00mm. 25 sheets.... more »
  • Strathmore Series 300 Watercolor Pads NZD $18.40 - $61.60
    An economical, heavy weight (300gsm), acid-free paper with a rough, non-mechanical surface that adapts beautifully to a variety of watercolor techniques. 12 sheets per pad.... more »
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  • Art Spectrum Draw & Wash Smooth Pads NZD $25.80 - $76.30
    30 sheets of 210gsm, acid-free, smooth drawing paper that will take a wash.... more »
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  • FanBoy Comic Layout Pads NZD $11.95 - $42.95
    Make the move from comics fan to comics creator with Canson Fanboy papers. The papers are available in industry standard sizes for comic and manga strips, pages, and covers. Extra-white, acid-free paper accepts ink, marker, felt tip, and pencil. The smooth texture is great for scanning. Papers are erasable, with no marker bleed-through and no buckling. Non-repro blue guidelines help you create panels and maintain character proportions. \"How to Draw\" instructions are included in each package.... more »
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  • DAS Tracing Pads NZD $12.95 - $24.95
    40 Sheets of 90gsm, acid-free tracing paper. Suitable for pen, pencil, brush & marker.... more »
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  • Fabriano Artistico 300gsm Hot Press Blocks NZD $42.00 - $110.00
    Fabriano Artistico Traditional White Watercolor Blocks are glued on four sides and are perfect for Plein Air painting. They are made from 100% cotton, are double-sized and are acid-free. The traditional warm white shade is created without the use of optical brighteners.... more »
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  • Fabriano Artistico 300gsm Rough Blocks NZD $42.00 - $110.00
    Fabriano Artistico Traditional White Watercolor Blocks are glued on four sides and are perfect for Plein Air painting. They are made from 100% cotton, are double-sized and are acid-free. The traditional warm white shade is created without the use of optical brighteners.... more »
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  • Fabriano Artistico 300gsm Cold Press Blocks NZD $42.00 - $110.00
    Fabriano Artistico Traditional White Watercolor Blocks are glued on four sides and are perfect for Plein Air painting. They are made from 100% cotton, are double-sized and are acid-free. The traditional warm white shade is created without the use of optical brighteners.... more »
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  • Arches Watercolour 300gsm Pads NZD $31.50 - $90.50
    The choice of leading watercolorists all over the world, Arches is the product of five centuries of papermaking experience. Arches watercolor papers are mouldmade in France, with 100% cotton fiber content. They are pH neutral, gelatin-sized, and air-dried. You can rely on Arches to always be consistent.... more »
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  • Arches Watercolour 185gsm Pads NZD $26.95 - $75.50
    The choice of leading watercolorists all over the world, Arches is the product of five centuries of papermaking experience. Arches watercolor papers are mouldmade in France, with 100% cotton fiber content. They are pH neutral, gelatin-sized, and air-dried. You can rely on Arches to always be consistent.... more »
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  • Art Spectrum Watercolour Pad 150 x 400 NZD $57.80
    Finest quality watercolour paper. 300gsm, 100% cotton, medium surface, mould made and acid free. Made in Australia... more »
  • Art Spectrum Watercolour Pad 230 x 310 NZD $59.40
    Finest quality watercolour paper. 300gsm, 100% cotton, medium surface, mould made and acid free. Made in Australia... more »
  • Fabriano Studio Cold Press 200gsm Pads NZD $15.80 - $37.95
    An economical, high quality watercolor pad. The paper has a cold press surface, and is acid free, made of 25% cotton and lignin-free cellulose.... more »
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  • Montval Watercolour Pads NZD $11.30 - $39.95
    Canson Montval Watercolor paper is a French-made student watercolor paper.... more »
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  • Canson Oil Sketch Pads NZD $20.95 - $41.95 2 items
  • Canson Acrylic Sketch Pads NZD $16.00 - $60.00 3 items
  • Tyneham Oil Painting Pad 16 x 20 NZD $53.10
  • Canson Cartridge Pads NZD $11.00 - $33.00 3 items
  • Canson Drawing 220 Pads NZD $24.95 - $92.40 3 items
  • Fabriano Accademia 120gsm Pads NZD $7.00 - $20.00
    Drawing paper made of 100% cellulose, acid free, for sketches and proof. It has a natural grain and very good sizing, which is ideal for students and artists. Ideal for sketching, drawing, painting and pastel work. The slightly grained surface and the good keeping of the register make it also suitable for offset printing.... more »
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  • Fabriano Accademia 200gsm Pads NZD $12.50 - $25.00
    Fabriano Accademia Disegno Drawing paper is a high-quality heavyweight paper at a student price. It is excellent for all fine art and graphic drawing and sketching. ... more »
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  • Fabriano No. 4 Disegno Pads NZD $22.50 - $43.90
    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 20 sheets... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Heavyweight Pads NZD $11.75 - $25.50
    200gsm fine grain, acid free paper. 30 sheets.... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Drawing Pads NZD $8.95 - $17.95
    120gsm fine grain, acid free paper. 30 sheets.... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Cartridge Pads NZD $11.30 - $22.00
    160gsm fine grain, acid free paper. 30 sheets.... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Murano Warm Pads NZD $23.50 - $37.99
    30 sheets of 160gsm, acid free paper suitable for pencil and pastels. Comes is 6 assorted colours: Bordeaux, Raspberry, Strawberry, Nutmeg, Cinnamon and Chocolate. click on image of pad to see the colour swatches... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Murano Cool Pads NZD $23.50 - $37.99
    30 sheets of 160gsm, acid free paper suitable for pencil and pastels. Comes in 6 assorted colours: Wedgewood, Fern, Dusk, Slate, Lagoon and Aubergine. click on image of pad to see the colour swatches... more »
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  • Daler-Rowney Murano Neutral Pads NZD $23.50 - $37.99
    30 sheets of 160gsm, acid free paper suitable for pencil and pastels. Comes in 6 assorted colours: Stone, Rose Grey, Pale Peach, Haze, Platinum and Oatmeal. click on image of pad to see the colour swatches... more »
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  • Canson Mi-Tientes Pastel Pads NZD $21.95 - $43.95
    Strong and resilient, this 60% cotton French-made paper has two distinct surfaces: texture on one side (perfect for pastel and charcoal), and a smooth finish on the other (for detail work with pencil or ink).... more »
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  • DAS Cartridge Pad A3 NZD $7.40
    20 Sheets of 135gsm acid-free cartridge. Suitable for pencil, crayon, charcoal, ink and light washes. DAS donates a percentage of the sale of this pad to the New Zealand National Parks and Conservation Foundation.... more »
  • Daler-Rowney Watercolour Postcards NZD $13.95
    12 A6, 300gsm, mould made postcards.... more »
 

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