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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.

Fresh Portals of Discovery

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!

Hahnemuhle Sumi-e Paper Pad 80gsm 24x32cm Hahnemuhle Sumi-e Paper Pad 80gsm 24x32cm
£12.85
£11.25
2 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
1 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
£4.95
3 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
Arches Paper Oil Painting Pad 12 Arches Paper Oil Painting Pad 12" x 16" (31x41cm)
£32.95
£28.80
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…
Paint On Multi-Techniques Grey A3 Pad 250gsm Paint On Multi-Techniques Grey A3 Pad 250gsm
£19.50
£16.50
Out of 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…
Daler Rowney Watercolour Postcards A6 Not Daler Rowney Watercolour Postcards A6 Not
£6.05
£5.50
13 in stock
Aquafine A5 Travel Book Spiral Texture
Daler-Rowney Langton Watercolour Paper Pad A5 Not Surface Daler-Rowney Langton Watercolour Paper Pad A5 Not Surface
£7.40
£5.55
5 in stock
Langton Pad Watercolour Paper A5 300gsm/140lbs 12 Sheets NOT (cold pressed) Surface Langton Watercolour Paper in a pad, glued on the short side is an easy to use, tear off watercolour paper A5 size pad. For many years artists have appreciated the qualities of the Langton. The paper is colour-stable and mould-made. . 300gsm/140lb. NOT (slight texture)
Derwent Watercolour Pad 300gsm A3 Smooth Derwent Watercolour Pad 300gsm A3 Smooth
£18.25
£15.25
Out of stock
Derwent Watercolour Paper Pad A3 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 short edge
Pastelmat No 2 Cool Colours Pad 30x40cm 360gsm Pastelmat No 2 Cool Colours Pad 30x40cm 360gsm
£37.90
£33.00
1 in stock
Clairefontaine Pastelmat Glued Pad - Cool Colours 30x40cm 12 Sheets Clairefontaine Pastelmat card is a new concept for pastel artists offering a coarser surface than velour but a softer surface than sand paper. The archival smooth surface is made from a fine coating of cellulose fibres. Our artists’ testing has shown that you use a lot less soft pastel with Pastelmat, the grabbing power is excelle…
Goldline Watercolour Studio Pad 100 Sheets 200gsm NOT 24x32cm Goldline Watercolour Studio Pad 100 Sheets 200gsm NOT 24x32cm offer
£18.10
£16.99
4 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
2 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…
Pastelmat No 1 Warm Colours Pad 360gsm 18x24cm Pastelmat No 1 Warm Colours Pad 360gsm 18x24cm
£16.40
£13.34
3 in stock
Clairefontaine Pastelmat No 1 Glued Pad - Warm Colours 18x24cm 12 Sheets Clairefontaine Pastelmat card is a new concept for pastel artists offering a coarser surface than velour but a softer surface than sand paper. The archival smooth surface is made from a fine coating of cellulose fibres. Our artists’ testing has shown that you use a lot less soft pastel with Pastelmat, the grabbing power is ex…
Yupo Painting Pad A3 85gsm 25 Sheets Yupo Painting Pad A3 85gsm 25 Sheets
£31.55
1 in stock
Yupo Painting Pad A3 Size 85gsm 25 sheets - Painting Paper - this new surface for watercolour paint and acrylic paint has been recommended to us by artists.  Smooth and lightweight you can wipe off your paint to reveal the white surface, scratch away when dry, blend and merge colours in a most exciting way. Yupo is a smooth, synthetic paper is perfect for those watercolour or acrylic artists wanti…
Hahnemuhle Skizze 190gsm A3 Pad 50 Sheets Hahnemuhle Skizze 190gsm A3 Pad 50 Sheets
£10.95
£9.60
2 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
Derwent Watercolour Pad 300gsm A4 Smooth Derwent Watercolour Pad 300gsm A4 Smooth
£10.99
£9.15
2 in stock
Derwent Watercolour Paper Pad A4 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 short edge
Daler Rowney Langton Watercolour Paper Pad A4 Rough Daler Rowney Langton Watercolour Paper Pad A4 Rough
£12.50
£10.00
Out of stock
Langton Pad Watercolour Paper A4 300gsm/140lbs 12 Sheets Rough Surface Langton Watercolour Paper in a pad, glued on the short side is an easy to use, tear off watercolour paper A4 size pad. For many years artists have appreciated the qualities of the Langton. The paper is colour-stable and mould-made. 300gsm/140lb. NOT (Slight texture)
Frisk Heavy Weight Cartridge 220gm A3 25s (Pad) Frisk Heavy Weight Cartridge 220gm A3 25s (Pad)
£10.85
£9.80
Out of stock
Frisk Heavy Weight Cartridge 220gm A3 25s Pad: Very smooth and white, this UK manufactured, 220gsm acid free cartridge paper is heavier than the normal cartridge you find in sketchbooks. At 200gsm weight the paper is excellent for pencils, markers, pastels and light washes. The pads are glued on the short side and open up cleanly and effectively. Each pad contains 25 sheets.
Japanese Notebook Duo Pack 6 Japanese Notebook Duo Pack 6" x 3" - Tomeo Paper Pages
£9.75
5 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.
NEW Hahnemuhle The Grey Book A5 120gsm NEW Hahnemuhle The Grey Book A5 120gsm
£10.50
£8.32
3 in stock
NEW Hahnemuhle A5 The Grey Book THE GREY BOOK offers the artist light grey paper of the highest quality, with a hardback cover in an attractive textured anthracite. Recommended particularly for pens the tone of the paper allows highlights and dark shades giving life and depth to your sketching. The book allows for drawing and sketching over two pages with colours and shades standing out well on th…
400 Series Calligraphy Pad 75gsm 8.5 400 Series Calligraphy Pad 75gsm 8.5"x11"
£3.65
£3.50
Out of 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 Coloured Pencil Sketchbook 9 400 Series Coloured Pencil Sketchbook 9"x12"
£11.80
£9.99
Out of 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…
400 Series Toned Grey Paper Sketchbook 11 400 Series Toned Grey Paper Sketchbook 11"x14" Spiral
£12.35
£10.85
Out of 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
£12.35
£10.85
Out of 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 11 400 Series Toned Tan Paper Sketchbook 11"x14" Spiral
£12.35
£10.85
Out of 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…

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