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Strathmore's 500 Series Charcoal Paper is a 100% cotton fiber, acid-free paper that has a traditional laid pattern for precise shading with charcoal and pastels. Its raised texture is also suitable for pen, pencil, or art crayon. 64 lb (95 gsm) weight.
New micro-perforated sheets tear cleanly out of pad. Pads feature actual size sheets when paper is removed at the micro-perforation.
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Perfect delivery, exactly as pictured
By Poole of Thought
from San Francisco, CA
Comments about Strathmore 500 Series Charcoal Pads:
It arrived on time, in a cardboard delivery box, with another box that was tight-fitting to keep the pad protected. No defects were spotted, such as bending, deformation, etc. The pad also arrived in plastic wrap, so that was also a nice touch. The best thing about it i think, was the quality. It feels nice and it looks nice. Nothing beats that.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Kelly O
This is gorgeous, sumptuous, and well made paper. The tones are lovely and the size is convenient for taking to class.
Door County Drawing
By Ms. Nizzy
Love the size. There are so many possibilities with the large size.
I will buy this product again!
By M. Carpintor
from Phoenix, AZ
I used each sheet for different projects even used for ink and it work great. I love the softness of it and the tan color of it. :)
Quality at a Good Price
A must for working with soft media (conte, charcoal, pastel).
I've been using this item and I have to share that this product is so easy to handle and make producing great art work easier to work with excellent withstand your abuse and produces awsome pieces when charcoal is applied
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I like this product!
from Yuma, Arizona
I use this product with my Rembrandt pastels. The paper comes in different shades which I find preferable when drawing with pastels.
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Strathmore 500 charcoal paper/ Review
from Springfield , Va
I do pastels, and the quality of this material helps me to achieve what I want in my art!
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
I use is to make charcoal drawings. If you erase a lot, the paper will be intact, it won't break. For me is perfect, great quality!
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ONLY place to get S500 Series Charc Pads
By Tracy the Entura Artist
from Charlotte area, NC
I use the product for Entura Art (intuitive art with chalk pastels) and Dic Blick is the ONLY place that keeps the size I want/need in stock. I have tried getting it from other vendors who claim they have it; but then they tell me AFTER I order that it is actually not in stock and on backorder and they try to switch me to a size that is twice as big and I have to cut it in half with a razor and it is impossible to transport such a pad.I LOVE Dick Blick!!! Thanks! Thanks! Thanks!
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