Welcome to dickblick
Strathmore 400 is one of the most versatile sheets Strathmore offers. This off-white drawing paper, with a uniform surface, is ideal for sketching and most finished work. It readily accepts pen and ink, pencil, crayon, charcoal, light washes, and markers. Acid-free.
Pads contain 24 sheets of 80 lb (130 gsm) paper, wire bound on the short side. Wire bound pads are micro-perforated and are actual size when removed at the micro-perforation. 4" × 6" and 6" × 8" pads are not micro-perforated.
Drawing Paper, 24-Sheet Pad, 18" × 24", 125th Anniversary Edition
For a limited time, this pad of 80 lb 400 Series drawing paper will feature artwork honoring the founder of Strathmore Paper Company, Horace Moses. Mr. Moses opened the Mittineague paper mill on St. Patrick's Day in 1892 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Soon after, he visited the Valley of Strathmore in Scotland. The thistle was in full bloom and the beauty of the area impressed him so much that he started using the name and the thistle as a symbol of high-quality art and printing papers. Today, 125 years later, Strathmore continues to provide artists the ideal surface for producing lasting works of art.
To view a PDF of the Strathmore Dry Media Paper Guide, please click here.
see also ...
® Strathmore is a registered trademark.
Hint — click a thumbnail to enlarge.
Hint — click a thumbnail to enlarge.
(based on 81 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Reviewed by 81 customers
Displaying reviews 1-10
Back to top
Previous | Next »
Comments about Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Paper Pads:
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Was this review helpful? Yes / No
- You may also flag this review
Great paper and price!
from Aguadilla, P.R.
Great products and very good price!
Strathmore 400 series drawing pads
By Mom of an artist
These drawing pads were exactly what my son needs to expand his artistic skills. The spiral is sturdy and allies ease of access to each page.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Review of Paper Pads
from Sterling Illinois
Every year for the last 3 years now we have ordered from this company and we have never had any problems. Customer service is great, products are wonderful, and the shipping is fast! One little problem this year however, when we ordered these sketchbooks (Which we always order in bulk) one of them only had 19 pages in the book. These come in 24 so I was just curious what may have happened. Obviously, mistakes happen and our Art Instructor was not upset, but it just seemed curious.
Merchant response: We apologize for the issue with one of the pads you received. We're happy to replace that, and we've forwarded your comments to Strathmore as well. Please look for an email from one of our Customer Care Agents who will be in touch to assist you.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pads
from Fontana, Ca.
My daughter is a Concept Artist Student and she loves this high quality paper!
Perfect for dry materials
from East Lansing, MI
I purchased this for a drawing 1 class so I could have a good source of heavier paper for our homework assignments. It works well, the tooth holds on great to charcoal (as long as you make sure you use the right side) and the stiffness of the paper makes it less likely to tear while I carry it around. I ordered one of the larger sizes, so I cannot really complain about issues with traveling, but I will definitely need to buy another soon! The price is reasonable, the quality is great, and Blick shipped it faster than expected and 100% in tact.
Good Value Nice paper
I recommend this to all my beginning students at the college level. Great sketch paper.
Great for charcoal. Easy tear.
from Big Rapids
Teaching charcoal techniques and I ended up liking the drawing paper for the kids better than the specifically charcoal paper. The students preferred the smooth surface...has just enough texture to hold the charcoal with no ridges. Also, it tears out great...no worries of corner rips. The only thing I would have liked better for the project we were doing was if it was a bright white.
Great Drawing Pads
from Boulder, CO
Quality paper at a decent price. I'm hooked on Strathmore's products.
Great drawing paper that takes a beating
from Richmond, VA
Sturdy all-purpose drawing paper. Has a really nice tooth for most drawing media, and will take a lot of erasing and other work without damage.
Selecting a paper is one of the most important decisions an artist will make that will influence the outcome of their work. Strathmore Artist Papers are known for their quality, consistency and performance and come in a vast array of styles in a range of good, better, best, and premium quality. There is a paper for every level of artist and for every artist's needs.
Visit our YouTube Channel: Blick Videos to watch our full selection of videos!
Loading item data...
Please allow ADDITIONAL DELIVERY TIME for factory-shipped items.
Click here to view expected shipping dates, or call our Order Dept (800)-828-4548.
Copyright © 2015 Dick Blick Art Materials. All rights reserved.
Your cart is currently empty.
Your cart currently contains N item.
Dick Blick Art Materials®, Blick®, Blick Studio®, and Artists Pick Blick® are registered trademarks of Dick Blick Holdings Inc.
© Copyright 1999-2017 Dick Blick Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.