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Designed specifically for those who sketch in pen, this pad is well suited for detail work. Heavyweight natural white sketch paper accepts pencil, ballpoint, pen and ink, and pens such as Sakura Micron.
This acid-free paper features a smooth surface and is available in 50 sheet spiral-bound pads. The 5½" × 8½" size is bound on the short side in a landscape orientation. The 8½" × 11" size is bound on the long side in a portrait orientation. The 3½" × 5½" is bound on the short side with a portrait orientation.
Sheets are 70 lb (114 gsm).
3½" × 5½"
89 mm × 140 mm
5½" × 8½"
140 mm × 216 mm
8½" × 11"
216 mm × 279 mm
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from Caldwell, ID
Comments about Bee Paper Pen Sketcher's Pad:
I bought this drawing pad as a sketch book for everyday drawing and things that I used to do in my other notebook. It's great for ink, pen, pencil, and marker, but I'm not sure of how it works with super wet media. It's great at erasing and it's super smooth surface is perfect for your pencil; it glides really well and doesn't catch. The only thing I don't like about the sketchbook is that its only 70lb paper and I like 80lb-90lb; thicker paper is just better for me.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Pen Sketcher's Pads
from Michigan City
I've been using Bee Sketcher's Pads for my daily drawing journal for nearly ten years.I find it great paper for pencil drawings - fairly smooth but just enough tooth to hold the graphite. It is also great paper when using Pigma Microns but not so much for dip pen Indian ink. This is due to the fact that it is too lightweight of a paper. Sketcher's Pads would be PERFECT if the paper was twice the weight is now. But, it is still the pad I use every day!
Lovely smooth, sturdy paper - perfect for markers and pens.
I really like these pads. They are a handy size, take ink well, and deal well with erasers too. For best results, I suggest using a backing sheet, but that's no real hardship. The texture is smooth, the white is bright, and it looks great with art markers. It also doesn't bleed very easily.Great product!
A must for my classroom
from Boulder Co
Pottery students use this book for a active journal- from taking class notes to sketching ideas and documenting finished projects. Great compact size for a crowded classroom!
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Perfect for use with brush pens
These pads have been perfect for using with Pentel brush pens. They have a nice smooth surface and seem to be able to take the amount of 'wetness' from the brush without buckling, even when ink covers a fair amount of the page. However, I would hesitate to use them with a brush dipped in ink because that tends to be wetter and I think the paper would buckle.
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Didin't buckle even with most of page covered
Tags: Pad, Julia Kay, Brush, Bee Paper, Julia L Kay, Philodendron, Ink, Made with Product, Shadow
Perfect for elementary students
By Words and Pictures
from Los Angeles
After looking at several sketch pads, I concluded that this Bee Paper Pen Sketcher's pad was going to be a perfect fit for my 4th graders. The size, 5.5 x 8.5 is appropriate for their small hands yet there's enough space on each sheet for an ambitious idea. They're using it to draw characters and scenes from our plays that we're creating. The weight of the paper is perfect for their pens, pencils, markers, colored pencils. I knew the students were going to get a kick out of the cover of the pad because it has a fun animated character: a boy on a skateboard drawing with a pen that's larger than him. It's an encouraging visual. The students love their sketch pads.
Love these sketchbooks!
By Ms. V
from Boulder, Co
The size of these sketchbooks are just perfect for my pottery students. The amount of pages is just right too- perfect for their assignments, plus extra for their own doodles, ideas, etc. They fit nicely in reusable shopping bags which is how I collect them in my classroom for grading.
Top-quality, perfect for pen/ink art, great for students
By Trained Artist
from North Liberty, IA
Perfect for any level pen/ink artists including art students
I would purchase this again.
I really like the feel of the paper and it works really well with what I am doing.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Great size and price point!
By Clay aint Dirt
from Boulder CO
The Pen Sketchers sketchbook is perfect for my high school Pottery Class. Small enough to not take up a ton of room in my already crowed classroom, yet big enough for students to map out their ideas, use for journaling, etc. The size fits perfectly in reusable grocery bags which makes it easy for me to collect them for grading. There are 50 sheets in a book which works out well for a semester long class.The price is affordable.
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