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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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By Kelly O
Comments about Strathmore 500 Series Charcoal Pads:
This is gorgeous, sumptuous, and well made paper. The tones are lovely and the size is convenient for taking to class.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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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
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
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.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
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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Presenting Entura Art at Delphi University
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Purple Blotches !
from San Diego, Ca
Please note that this is NOT a reflection on Blick's. I bought a pad of Strathmore's Charcoal 500 series paper to try for the first time. I usually use the 300 series and have not had any problems with it so far. However, this new sealed pack of 500 premium paper (12 x 18), had three pages marked with purple blotches that appear to be finger prints on the back side of these pages. If this is quality control at Strathmore, on what is marketed as premium paper, you have lost further sales from me concerning this product !!
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Blick attempts to send out every order free from defect or damage. However, these types of issues do arise occasionally. We apologize for this. Customers who receive damaged or defective items should contact our Customer Care Center via email or by calling (800) 723-2787 and we will work with you to rectify the situation.
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.
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