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Art Paper Pads

When it comes to the basics of getting started on a new project, you are going to need a blank slate, or, to be more specific, an art paper pad. Some say that there is a tyranny of the unmarked page, that it is difficult to muster up the courage to get started when you have nothing but white paper looking back at you.

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But, to look at it another way, artist pads also can be seen as the beginnings of what may become wonderfully realised creations some time down the line. Having good quality sketch paper to hand is crucial to the artist of practically any level. You have to get going somewhere, somehow. And those pads of clean paper will often be where it all begins.

High Quality Paper

There is a marked difference though in experimenting on good quality paper and poor-quality paper, and it is because we know this that we have a fine selection of artist pads for you to choose from.

Great Variety

There is a lovely range available here, so that you will find the right paper for different kinds of art and sketching such as graphic paper, drawing paper, pastel paper, watercolour paper, painting paper and more!

400 Series Toned Tan Paper Sketchbook 11 400 Series Toned Tan Paper Sketchbook 11"x14" Spiral
£11.50
£10.40
5 in stock
400 Series Toned Tan Paper Wire Bound Sketchbook 11" x 14" 24 Pages 80lbs / 118gsm  Acid Free Medium Surface Warm tan paper Strathmore paper in an extremely attractive warm tan shade which makes it ideal for sketching with light and dark media. The surface is hard enough for calligraphers to use with dip pens, graphite, chalk, charcoal, sketching sticks, marker pens, china markers, coloured pencil…
Hahnemuhle Sumi-e Paper Pad 80gsm 24x32cm Hahnemuhle Sumi-e Paper Pad 80gsm 24x32cm
£12.25
£10.88
1 in stock
Sumi-e Paper Pad for Japanese Ink 24 x 32cm For the first time Hahnemühle has developed a special paper for the Japanese Sumi-e painting technique that is capable of meeting the strenuous requirements of the Sumi-e technique. It is extremely thin but nevertheless absorbent and allows the water to flow further than the ink. This permits sharp outlines but also delicate drawings. The pen strokes are…
Derwent Watercolour Pad 300gsm A2 Smooth Derwent Watercolour Pad 300gsm A2 Smooth
£28.30
£23.75
4 in stock
Derwent Watercolour Paper Pad A2 This new watercolour paper pad from Derwent has a wonderful smooth surface, perfect for watersoluble colour pencils, inks and watercolour paints. 300gsm/140lbs Acid Free Smooth Surface 12 Sheets Glued on one long edge
Hahnemuhle Skizze 190gsm A5 Pad 50 Sheets Hahnemuhle Skizze 190gsm A5 Pad 50 Sheets
£3.50
£2.80
1 in stock
Hahnemuhle Skizze 190 Sketch Pad - Excellent quality white drawing paper A5 Pad - glued on short edge 50 Sheets 190gsm 90lbs Acid Free The sketch pad is acid free and age resistant.  The drawing paper is suitable for pencil, charcoal, sepia, wax crayons, pastel, crayon, coloured pencils
Paint On Multi-Techniques Grey A3 Pad 250gsm Paint On Multi-Techniques Grey A3 Pad 250gsm
£13.60
2 in stock
Paint On Pad Multi-Techniques Grey A3 11.7" x 16.5" 250gsm/115lbs 30 sheets Glued on short edge Acid Free pH Neutral PEFC Certified Eye-catching grey colour, fine rough grain paper - perfect for highlighting, will give depth of colour and character to colour shades. Paint On is a new development from Clairefontaine for multi-techniques and offers the perfect compromise between dry and wet techniqu…
Paint On Multi-Techniques Natural Pad A5 250gsm Paint On Multi-Techniques Natural Pad A5 250gsm
£4.40
2 in stock
Paint On Pad A5 5.8" x 8.3" 250gsm/115lbs 30 sheets Glued on short edge Acid Free pH Neutral Fine rough grain in a soft natural shade (similar to Kraft paper colour) Paint On is a new development from Clairefontaine for multi-techniques and offers the perfect compromise between dry and wet techniques thanks to it's heavy weight.   Recommended for pencil, chalk and pastel and also popular for inks,…
Paint On Multi-Techniues White Pad A5 250gsm Paint On Multi-Techniues White Pad A5 250gsm
£4.40
Out of stock
Paint On Pad Multi-Techniques White A5 5.8" x 8.3" 250gsm/115lbs 30 sheets Glued on short edge Acid Free pH Neutral Light grain extra white paper - perfect for precise drawings Paint On is a new development from Clairefontaine for multi-techniques and offers the perfect compromise between dry and wet techniques thanks to it's heavy weight. This extra white paper is 100% cellulose with a very light…
Daler Rowney Watercolour Postcards A6 Not Daler Rowney Watercolour Postcards A6 Not
£6.05
£5.50
15 in stock
Aquafine A5 Travel Book Spiral Texture
Goldline Watercolour Studio Pad 100 Sheets 200gsm NOT 24x32cm Goldline Watercolour Studio Pad 100 Sheets 200gsm NOT 24x32cm offer
£18.10
£16.99
8 in stock
Goldline Studio Watercolour Pad - 100 SHEETS!!! 200gsm (90lbs) Cold Pressed (Not) Surface Internal and external sizing Made from a combination of cotton and lignin free cellulose 24cm x 32cm (9.5" x 12.5") Recommended for watercolour, gouache, acrylic paints, inks, charcoal and pencil.
Hahnemuhle Assorted Colour Velour Pad 30x40cm Hahnemuhle Assorted Colour Velour Pad 30x40cm
£35.30
£33.50
4 in stock
Hahnemuhle Velour Pastel Paper Pad 30x40cm (12" x 16" approx) x 10 Sheets A unique surface for pastel work, the velvet soft surface holds onto colour for clear, defined marks. Format : Pad Pastel Velour is 260 gsm paper with a unique velvet textured surface which is ideal for pastels, chalks and charcoal. The surface holds onto colour and marks, making it excellent for detailed works and added tex…
Hahnemuhle Skizze 190gsm A3 Pad 50 Sheets Hahnemuhle Skizze 190gsm A3 Pad 50 Sheets
£9.00
£7.20
1 in stock
Hahnemuhle Skizze 190 Sketch Pad - Excellent quality white drawing paper A3 Pad - glued on short edge 50 Sheets 190gsm 90lbs Acid Free The sketch pad is acid free and age resistant.  The drawing paper is suitable for pencil, charcoal, sepia, wax crayons, pastel, crayon, coloured pencils
400 Series Coloured Pencil Sketchbook 9 400 Series Coloured Pencil Sketchbook 9"x12"
£11.80
£9.99
5 in stock
Strathmore 400 Series Colored Pencil 100lbs/163gsm 9" x 12" (22.9 x 30.5cm) Spiral Bound or in the UK Coloured Pencil! Acid Free 30 Pages Pages micro-perforated and are actual size when removed at the micro-performation. The soft feel of this excellent paper is recommended for all coloured pencils ut is also good for graphite pencils and charcoal.  Artists also find that they get good results with…
Japanese Notebook Duo Pack 6 Japanese Notebook Duo Pack 6" x 3" - Tomeo Paper Pages
£9.75
3 in stock
Landscape Duo of Blank Books or Sketchbooks Mini 6" x 3" Includes 50 sheets of Tomoe River Paper with Japanese Linen Cover Tomeo Japanese paper sheets which are recommended for calligraphy, pen and ink.
Manga Pen Set & Manga A5 Pad - Creative Gift Manga Pen Set & Manga A5 Pad - Creative Gift
£14.99
£9.99
1 in stock
If your youngster loves Manga drawing, this is the perfect gift idea. A high quality Sakura Pen Set of 3 assorted width black ink pens plus an easy to use Manga paper pad of A5 sized paper. The ink in the pens is archival and will not bleed so clean lines can be achieved, perfect for all types of illustration.  The smooth 250gsm paper is ideal for using with pens. Everything you need to get starte…
400 Series Calligraphy Pad 75gsm 8.5 400 Series Calligraphy Pad 75gsm 8.5"x11"
£3.65
£3.50
8 in stock
400 Series Strathmore Calligraphy Paper Pad Wove finish  75gsm / 20lbs 8.5" x 11" (21.6 x 27.9cm) 50 Sheets Acid Free This natural white paper has an attractive wove (laid) finish and provides an ideal surface texture for a smooth ink flow.   Recommended for calligraphy nibs, pen and ink Tape Bound on the 8.5" edge
400 Series Toned Grey Paper Sketchbook 11 400 Series Toned Grey Paper Sketchbook 11"x14" Spiral
£11.50
£10.40
4 in stock
400 Series Toned Grey Paper Wire Bound Sketchbook 11" x 14" 24 Pages 80lbs / 118gsm  Acid Free Medium Surface Cool Grey paper Strathmore paper in an extremely attractive cool grey shade which makes it ideal for sketching with light and dark media. The surface is hard enough for calligraphers to use with dip pens, graphite, chalk, charcoal, sketching sticks, marker pens, china markers, coloured pen…
400 Series Toned Grey Paper Sketchbook 9 400 Series Toned Grey Paper Sketchbook 9"x12" Spiral
£11.50
£9.99
6 in stock
400 Series Toned Grey Paper Wire Bound Sketchbook 9" x 12" 50 Sheets 80lbs / 118gsm  Acid Free Medium Surface Cool Grey paper Strathmore paper in an extremely attractive cool grey shade which makes it ideal for sketching with light and dark media. The surface is hard enough for calligraphers to use with dip pens, graphite, chalk, charcoal, sketching sticks, marker pens, china markers, coloured pen…
400 Series Toned Tan Paper Sketchbook 9 400 Series Toned Tan Paper Sketchbook 9"x12" Spiral
£11.75
£9.99
1 in stock
400 Series Toned Tan Paper Wire Bound Sketchbook 9" x 12" 50 Sheets 80lbs / 118gsm  Acid Free Medium Surface Warm tan paper Strathmore paper in an extremely attractive warm shade which makes it ideal for sketching with light and dark media. The surface is hard enough for calligraphers to use with dip pens, graphite, chalk, charcoal, sketching sticks, marker pens, china markers, coloured pencils, p…
Arches MBM Sketch Pad 23x31cm 105gsm Arches MBM Sketch Pad 23x31cm 105gsm
£15.48
£13.55
1 in stock
Arches MBM Drawing and Sketch Paper Pad - Laid 105gsm - 23cm x 31cm    9" x 12" 20 Sheets Glued top edge 75% cotton rag Arches paper is mould made (produced with a traditional machine, looking and feeling like a hand-made paper), with long cotton fibres, Arches Drawing & Sketch sheets combine flexibility and strength. These are papers of the very highest quality, free of optical brighteners, and w…
Arches MBM Sketch Pad 26x36cm 105gsm Arches MBM Sketch Pad 26x36cm 105gsm
£20.16
£17.65
Out of stock
Arches MBM Drawing and Sketch Paper Pad - Laid 105gsm - 26cm x 36cm    10" x 14" 20 Sheets Glued top edge 75% cotton rag Mould made (produced with a traditional machine, looking and feeling like a hand-made paper), with long cotton fibres, Arches® Drawing & Sketch sheets combine flexibility and strength. These are papers of the very highest quality, free of optical brighteners, and wholly acid-fre…
Arches Paper Oil Painting Pad 12 Arches Paper Oil Painting Pad 12" x 16" (31x41cm)
£28.50
Out of stock
NEW Arches Oil Paper Pad - Ready to use, specially designed for oil painting and multi-media 12 Sheets  NOT surface  300gsm 140lbs 12" x 16" (31cm x 41cm) 100% Cotton sized and prepared to use with oil paints Mould made, natural white Neutral pH, acid free Archival With this new 100% cotton paper it is now possible to oil paint direct onto a traditional cold pressed surface that artists love. The…
Arches Paper Oil Painting Pad 9 Arches Paper Oil Painting Pad 9"x 12" (23x31cm)
£18.50
Out of stock
NEW Arches Oil Paper Pad - Ready to use, specially designed for oil painting and multi-media 12 Sheets  NOT surface  300gsm 140lbs 9" x 12" (23cm x 31cm) 100% Cotton sized and prepared to use with oil paints Mould made, natural white Neutral pH, acid free Archival With this new 100% cotton paper it is now possible to oil paint direct onto a traditional cold pressed surface that artists love. The A…
Artboard Pad A4 System 3 for Acrylic Paint Artboard Pad A4 System 3 for Acrylic Paint
£13.75
£12.25
1 in stock
NEW System 3 Pad A4 Artboards for acrylic painting 1.4mm thickness 10 sheets A4 210mm x 297mm Acid Free This useful very thick painting board features a durable 1.4mm board covered with a primed surface paper.  Thick enough to use all acrylic painting techniques, gels, pastes etc.  Easy to carry to art classes or use in your art space.
Bleedproof Marker Pad 70gsm A3 50 Sheets Bleedproof Marker Pad 70gsm A3 50 Sheets
£10.25
6 in stock
Frisk Bleedproof Marker Pad 70gsm A3 50 Sheets Recommended for all spirit or water-based markers and felt pens. High White Paper Exceptional resistance to bleed-through

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