Papers: Pads

  • Fluid Watercolour Blocks $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.
    6 items
  • Strathmore Series 200 Watercolor Pads $13.40 - $18.30 2 items
  • Canson XL Pads $18.00 - $68.70
    The Canson XL range was specifically developed to meet the needs of art students. As they use large quantities of paper, the XL range features tough pads, with as many as 120 sheets per pad, at a competitive price! XL® also provides them with an opportunity to try out different textures and basis weights according to their personal tastes and the technique involved. There are XL pads for sketching, drawing, layout and mixed techniques.
    22 items
  • Strathmore Parchment Sheets $19.95
    Ideal for scrapbooking, invitations, certificates and traditional calligraphic lettering applications, these parchment-toned 60 lb. sheets have a smooth surface for even, fluid ink flow. 50 sheets 8.5 x 11"
  • 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.
    6 items
  • 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.
    8 items
  • Fabriano Black Pad $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.
    2 items
  • Pastelmat Pads $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.
    18 items
  • Strathmore Calligraphy Pad $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.
  • Arches Oil Paper Pads 310 x 410mm $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. 12 sheets
  • Strathmore Toned Series 400 Mixed Media Pads $11.50 - $68.20 8 items
  • Clairefontaine Kraft Pads $16.68 - $33.13
    Glue bound, ribbed craft paper pads. 90gsm, 100 sheets.
    2 items
  • Clairefontaine Paint On Pads Naturel $15.15 - $45.45
    A bulky 250gsm natural coloured paper suitable for acrylic, gouache, ink, pencil, charcoal, felt-tip, gluing, oil pastels etc.
    3 items
  • 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.
    3 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
  • 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
  • Daler-Rowney Tracing Pads 60gsm $21.95 - $65.20
    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.
    3 items
  • Daler-Rowney Series A Marker Pads 70gsm $18.20 - $59.20
    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.
    3 items
  • Daler-Rowney Series A Layout Pads $15.40 - $49.60
    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.
    3 items
  • Daler-Rowney Aquafine Pads $16.50 - $43.80
    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
    6 items
  • Daler-Rowney System 3 Acrylic Pads $12.95 - $58.60
    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.
    4 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
  • Yupo Pad 11 x 14 $53.40
    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.

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Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island and Great Barrier: $10.40 per order *

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