Drawing Pads feature paper that is heavier weight, to allow for some erasure or reworking. Although not necessarily archival, drawing papers are intended for producing a finished piece.
Sketching Pads feature paper that is lighter weight, intended for quick studies or for practice work, but not for producing a final work of art.
What should you consider when making your selection? Choose a paper that is suitable for your needs based on fiber, weight, and surface texture or finish.