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Artists will love traveling with these convenient drawing pads. Each contains 16 sheets of Arches paper, made in the purest tradition at the same French mill since 1492.
Ideal for pencil, pen-and-ink, charcoal, and pastel, the acid-free paper in Arches Drawing Pads is erasable, smudge-resistant, and made without optical brighteners, so your artwork will stand the test of time.
Choose Extra White 110 lb (180 gsm); or Cream 123 lb (210 gsm).
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® Arches is a registered trademark.
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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
This paper is a pleasure to work on.
from Panama City, Fl
Comments about Arches Drawing Pads:
As a professional portrait artist for over forty years there are many papers I have tried. And some I still use as well. Arches drawing paper, cream, is a favorite of mine for use inSanguine Portraiture. Willow charcoal, sanguine Conte sketching pencil and Senneliersoft pastels are my preferred dry mediums on this paper.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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A simple gift for a future artist!
By The Mother Encourager
from Dunwoody, GA
I purchased this item for a young cousin and she was so excited with the product! I will be purchasing more?
(0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Claremont, CA
I just want good paper I can draw on for a reasonable price.
(15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)
Fragile, unforgiving surface
By Quality Control Paul
from Ballston Spa, NY
My 3 star rating doesn't mean I think this is an average paper; it means that I found it to have exceptional virtues and exceptional faults.What makes Arches different from other drawing papers is its especially soft, open, velvety surface. That makes it nicely receptive to dry media (I used it with charcoal) but also highly vulnerable to damage. Specifically, the slightest bit of erasure will destroy the surface, as will the use of 3M Low Tack Artist Tape, a product formulated for delicate surfaces. It's also a dust magnet.Among the sturdier alternatives I can recommend that are available through Blick: Stonehenge, Arches Hot Press watercolor paper, and Strathmore 400 Drawing Paper. The latter has no rag content but is a great bargain, yet suitable for professional work.
(2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
By Mr Ralph
from Mesa AZ
I've been working artist for 30 years and this is really nice paper Nice weight and texture and color
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