Sketching Pads (Lighter Weight Papers)

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Blick Studio Drawing Pads
Blick Studio Drawing Pads

Ideal for pencil, charcoal, crayon, pen, light washes, and final drawings, the high-quality, heavyweight (80 lb, 130 gsm), acid-free white paper in Blick Studio Drawing Pads has a surface that erases cleanly. The pads are spiral-bound on the short side with a heavyweight board backing.

Prices range from $3.67 - $15.75 SAVE 49% or more off List!
 
Blick Studio Sketch Pads
Blick Studio Sketch Pads

Perfect for practicing techniques, for quick sketches or studies, or even for experimenting, Blick Studio Sketch Pads are an economical choice for both beginning and experienced artists. The pads contain 100 sheets of white, acid-free, 60 lb (98 gsm) paper with a medium surface.

Prices range from $3.59 - $12.33 SAVE 42 - 53% off List!
 
Borden & Riley #840 Kraft Paper Pads
Borden & Riley #840 Kraft Paper Pads

The Borden & Riley Kraft Paper Pad contains heavyweight 60 lb (98 gsm), all-purpose, brown kraft paper that is ideal for quick drawings and bold sketches. Each pad contains 50 sheets and is tapebound on the short side.

Prices range from $6.10 - $43.15 SAVE 42% off List!
 
Borden & Riley #116 Artist Sketch Vellum
Borden & Riley #116 Artist Sketch Vellum

This versatile 90 lb multi-purpose paper can be used with both wet and dry media. This is an acid-free, medium surface sulfite bond paper with excellent tooth and erasability.

Prices range from $8.83 - $59.17 SAVE 22% off List!
 
Canson Artist Series Sketch Books
Canson Artist Series Sketch Books

Canson Artist Series Sketch Books feature a heavyweight sketch paper with a nice tooth that is smudge-resistant and erases cleanly. Wirebound books hold 100 sheets of 65 lb (96 gsm) micro-perforated, true size paper. Ideal for both graphite and colored pencils.

Prices range from $5.96 - $9.94 SAVE 29% off List!
 
Canson Field Sketch ArtBooks
Canson Field Sketch ArtBooks

Double wire bound on the long side, this black, hardcover sketchbook opens completely to lay flat. The Canson Field Sketchbook contains 80 pure white, acid-free 65 lb sheets of paper suitable for all dry techniques.

Prices range from $9.25 - $18.25 SAVE 29 - 47% off List!
 
Canson Foundation Sketch Pads
Canson Foundation Sketch Pads

These economical pads contain sheets of a clean-erasing, medium-tooth sketch paper suitable for charcoal, pastel, pencil, and pen. The pads feature heavy-duty double-wire construction with micro-perforated sheets. 50 lb (74 gsm).

Prices range from $3.09 - $6.35 SAVE 36% off List!
 
Canson Universal Sketch Pad
Canson Universal Sketch Pad

This heavy 65 lb (96 gsm) weight, acid-free paper is well suited for pencil, charcoal, pen, and light wash. It's manufactured from French made Crobart paper to near drawing quality standards. 100-sheet pads are spiral bound on the long side.

Prices range from $5.19 - $17.26 SAVE 38 - 55% off List!
 
Canson XL Sketch Pads
Canson XL Sketch Pads

These pads contain medium-tooth white drawing paper, suitable for pencil, charcoal, and other dry media. Canson XL pads feature superior construction and heavier-weight cover materials than other value brands.

Prices range from $2.75 - $12.42 SAVE 39 - 53% off List!
 
Faber-Castell Sketch Pad
Faber-Castell Sketch Pad

The Faber-Castell Sketch Pad is perfect for crayons, markers, and colored pencils. 9" × 12" (229 mm × 305 mm) paper pad. 45 sheets of paper per pad.

Price: $3.59 SAVE 20% off List!
 
Pentalic Nature Sketch Book
Pentalic Nature Sketch Book

The pages in this sketch book are heavyweight, 130 lb (211 gsm), 25% cotton sheets with a toothy, rough vellum surface. Suitable for pencil, charcoal, ink, acrylics, pastels, oil pastels, watercolor pencils, watercolors, and tempera. 50-sheet pads.

Prices range from $8.12 - $28.99 SAVE 17 - 34% off List!
 
Rhodia Orange Notepads
Rhodia Orange Notepads

Rhodia Orange Notepads have fun, tangerine-colored covers, are available in many sizes, and have superb writing convenience. They're a favorite of artists, designers, architects and people who need quality paper for graphs, notes, sketching, and hand drafting.

Prices range from $1.99 - $7.19 SAVE 20% off List!
 
Sennelier Le Maxi Block Sketch Pads
Sennelier Le Maxi Block Sketch Pads

Imported from Paris, these unique square sketch pads are megathick with 250 sheets of smooth, 30 lb (65-70 gsm) drawing paper.

Prices range from $16.58 - $32.33 SAVE 19 - 29% off List!
 
Stonehenge Light Pads
Stonehenge Light Pads

This 100% cotton, acid-free, machine-made paper is excellent for drawing and printmaking. Stonehenge Light Paper accepts layers of wax-based/oil-based colored pencil without buildup. Good for graphite, charcoal, pastels, and watercolors. 50 lb (135 gsm). 30-sheet pads.

Prices range from $11.89 - $19.29 SAVE 37% off List!
 
Strathmore 300 Series Sketch Pads
Strathmore 300 Series Sketch Pads

These pads contain a 50 lb (74 gsm) white, acid-free sketch paper with a medium surface. They're ideal for use with pencil, crayon, pen and ink, charcoal, or light wash. Pads are bound on the short side.

Prices range from $2.39 - $28.59 SAVE 19 - 44% off List!
 
Strathmore 400 Series Layout Bond Pads
Strathmore 400 Series Layout Bond Pads

The 50 sheets of layout paper in Strathmore 400 Series Layout Bond Pads are ideal for both rough drawings and finished comps. Suitable for pencil, pen, and marker, the 16 lb (60 gsm) paper is glued into pads with flip-over covers.

Prices range from $6.88 - $24.59 SAVE 19% off List!
 
Strathmore 400 Series Sketch Pads
Strathmore 400 Series Sketch Pads

This general purpose, heavyweight, acid-free sketch paper is intended for classroom experimentation, practice of techniques, or quick studies with any dry media. A superior sheet with a harder surface, it's a great choice for the more advanced artist.

Prices range from $4.65 - $14.99 SAVE 45 - 53% off List! Bulk Discounts Available!
 
Strathmore Artist Tiles
Strathmore Artist Tiles

Ideal for pattern drawing and meditative art, these affordable, pre-cut artist tiles by Strathmore help make the process of combining repetitive marks, circles, lines, and forms both fun and easy to learn.

Prices range from $2.56 - $4.69 SAVE 38 - 51% off List!
 
Strathmore Softcover 400 Series Sketch Artist Journal
Strathmore Softcover 400 Series Sketch Artist Journal

Flexible and lightweight, the Strathmore Softcover Sketch Art Journal holds 160 pages of acid-free, 60 lb (89 gsm) paper. Ideal for quick studies or practice with any dry media,

Prices range from $10.05 - $12.76 SAVE 39% or more off List!
 
Yasutomo Japanese Sketch Paper Pads
Yasutomo Japanese Sketch Paper Pads

Strong and absorbent, acid-free papers are made in the centuries-old Japanese tradition from the fibers of the mulberry tree. Because they do not shrink or tear easily, these sheets are good for woodblock or lino printing. 71.5 gsm.

Prices range from $10.29 - $13.07 SAVE 20 - 30% off List!
Gridded and Lined
Bienfang Notesketch
Bienfang Notesketch

This spiral-bound, paperback book combines the best of a notebook and a sketchbook. Makes a great journal and helps organize your visual interpretations and thoughts. Lines are 1/4" apart. Each book has 64 pages of smooth, bright white, acid-free paper.

Prices range from $5.36 - $11.36 SAVE 20 - 55% off List! Bulk Discounts Available!
 
Canson Foundation Graph Pads
Canson Foundation Graph Pads

These economical pads contain 20 lb bond paper (75 gsm) gridded in non-reproducible photo blue at 4 or 8 lines to the inch.

Prices range from $4.51 - $7.35 SAVE 52% off List!
 
Fabriano EcoQua Notebooks
Fabriano EcoQua Notebooks

Perfect for writing and drafting with pencils, ballpoint pens, fountain pens, and marker pens, each notebook contains multiple sheets of 85 gsm, off-white paper in either a grid pattern or a dot pattern. Choose gluebound, spiral-bound, or staplebound notebooks.

Prices range from $3.59 - $8.35 SAVE 19 - 27% off List!
 
Pacon Primary Composition Notebooks
NEW! Pacon Primary Composition Notebooks

These one-subject composition books are great for note-taking, journaling, and practicing penmanship. Pacon Primary Composition Notebooks are ruled for students in Grades 1, 2, and 3 (1", 3/4", and 3/8", respectively). Marbled flexible covers. 9-3/4" x 7-3/4". 24 sheets.

Price: $0.89 SAVE 12% off List!
 
Prat Flexbook Smartbooks
NEW! Prat Flexbook Smartbooks

Filled with 160 pages of 70 lb Fabriano paper in a soft ivory color, Prat Flexbook Smartbooks have flexible, textured Fedrigoni eco-covers with a cloth spine in a contrasting color. Chlorine-free, acid-free, and FSC-certified. Choose lined or unlined paper. Made in Greece.

Prices range from $9.85 - $11.65 SAVE up to 10% off List!
 
Roaring Spring Composition Notebooks
Roaring Spring Composition Notebooks

These 100-page composition notebooks with a classic marbled pattern on the cover are great for recording notes — or choose unruled pages for sketching. The smooth, 15 lb writing paper works well for both. Roaring Spring Composition Notebooks measure 9-3/4" x 7-1/2". They are made in the USA.

Price: $2.49 SAVE 39% off List!
 
Roaring Spring Primary Composition Notebooks
Roaring Spring Primary Composition Notebooks

Intended for primary students, the smooth, 15 lb writing paper in Roaring Spring Primary Composition Notebooks features horizontal lines separated by dash lines. Flexible covers are printed with a green marbled pattern. Center-sewn, tapebound pages. Made in the USA.

Price: $2.26 SAVE 40% off List!
School and Classroom
ART1st Drawing Pad
ART1st Drawing Pad

ART1st pads are an exciting new line of affordable art pads and sketchbooks for the student or beginner. The paper is artist quality with chipboard backs and sturdy binding styles. All pads are tape bound except for the 12" × 9" side spiral sketch diary.

Prices range from $3.59 - $5.72 SAVE 11% or more off List!
 
ART1st Newsprint Pad
ART1st Newsprint Pad

ART1st pads are an exciting new line of affordable art pads and sketchbooks for the student or beginning artist.

Prices range from $2.16 - $7.57 SAVE up to 14% off List!
 
ART1st Sketch Pad
ART1st Sketch Pad

ART1st pads are an exciting new line of affordable art pads and sketchbooks for the student or beginner. The paper is artist quality with chipboard backs and sturdy binding styles. All pads are tape bound and recyclable.

Prices range from $2.89 - $9.49 SAVE up to 50% off List!
 
Bienfang Young Artists Idea Journal
Bienfang Young Artists Idea Journal

Featuring pages that are half lined (with lines spaced 1/2" apart) and half blank, the Bienfang Young Artists Idea Journal is great for combining sketches and notes on the same page. This spiral-bound journal contains 50 sheets of smooth-surface, acid-free paper.

Price: $4.49 SAVE 12% off List!
 
Bienfang Young Artists Pads
Bienfang Young Artists Pads

Designed for the more advanced young artist or student, Bienfang's Young Artists Pads contain multiple sheets of high-quality paper for sketches, drawings, marker art — even ideas!

Prices range from $3.29 - $5.06 SAVE 12 - 18% off List!
 
Bienfang Young Artists Sketch and Drawing Pads
Bienfang Young Artists Sketch and Drawing Pads

With a style that young artists identify with, these spiral-bound sketch and drawing pads contain a better-quality, 45 lb paper than entry-level sketch and drawing pads. Excellent with pen and ink, pastels, and charcoal, the medium-texture surface is also very good for use with pencils.

Prices range from $3.29 - $10.97 SAVE 18% off List!
 
Crayola Marker & Watercolor Pads
Crayola Marker & Watercolor Pads

Created especially for use with markers and watercolors, these pads feature multiple sheets of heavy, bright white paper for hours of creative fun.

Prices range from $1.69 - $3.49 SAVE 12 - 19% off List!
 
Reeves Sketching Pad
Reeves Sketching Pad

High quality and economical price make these tape bound sketching pads perfect for students and beginning artists. Each pad contains 75 sheets of 60 lb (98 gsm) sketching paper.

Price: $6.49 SAVE 20% off List!
 
Roaring Spring Kid's Sketch Book
Roaring Spring Kid's Sketch Book

Perfect for sketching, drawing, or even scribbling, the 50 lb white drawing paper in the Roaring Spring Kid's Sketch Book works well with most media. The 40-sheet, 9" × 9" pad features snag-proof spiral binding and a durable 30 pt chipboard backing. Made in the USA.

Price: $2.59 SAVE 14% off List!
 
Strathmore 200 Series Sketch Pads
Strathmore 200 Series Sketch Pads

Made for use with pencils or charcoal, this 50 lb (74 gsm) paper is an economical option for the beginner or student. Wire bound pads feature actual size sheets when pages are removed at the perforation. With its sturdy chipboard back, this acid-free pad is great for on-location sketching.

Prices range from $3.87 - $7.76 SAVE 37 - 44% off List! Bulk Discounts Available!
 
Strathmore 200 Series Skills Sketch Pads
Strathmore 200 Series Skills Sketch Pads

An affordable recycled paper that encourages students to practice, develop, and improve their skills and techniques, Strathmore 200 Series Skills Sketch Paper has a lightly textured, fine tooth surface that's ideal for dry media. The acid-free paper is available in convenient sketch pads.

Prices range from $3.96 - $12.78 SAVE 32% off List!