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The smooth, hard surface of Paris paper is a convenient and economical alternative to bristol board. Brilliant white, crisp, and bleedproof, it is the ideal surface for detailed pen-and-ink illustrations rendered for reproduction with crowquill pens, broad drawing pens, calligraphy, or fountain pens.
Each pad contains 40 sheets.
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Great paper for ink and markers!
from New York, NY
Comments about Borden & Riley Paris Bleedproof Paper For Pens:
This is my go-to paper for pen and ink illustrations and cartoons. I love the smooth, bright white surface and that there is no feathering or bleeding of the ink.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Not Bleedproof for Pen Nibs
By Scot Free
from Long Island, NY
The first thing I noticed about this paper is how thin it seemed compared to the Bristol paper I normally use for my comics illustration. Which is not necessarily a bad thing. I used to use a thin Bristol paper by Aquabee, (no longer made), that was wonderful. However, this Borden & Riley Paris Bleedproof Paper For Pens is not nearly as bleedproof as I need it to be. I use a Hunt # 102 nib pen for much of my inking, and the bleed was immediately noticeable with even the gentlest strokes. It seemed to work okay with rapidograph pens, and I'm sure it would be fine for brush work. But if you're using sharp nib pens like a Hunt #102, I'm afraid you'll be disappointed. It's too bad, because I would've liked to be able to use a lighter weight paper like this, and the price was very reasonable. It may work for you, depending on the type of pen you use: it may be worth it for you to give it a try. As for me, I'm going back to Canson Foundation Series Bristol, which, in a side-by-side test, performed much better,
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Great for finished product!
from Saratoga ,CA
I was assigned by my Prof. to buy this brand. He knows of what he speaks for sure!
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By Dot Art
from Tomah, WI
We have a wonderful craft room at our VA Hospital. Our veterans make numerous projects throughout the year for our creative arts competition. This paper works well with those doing the dot art projects.
would buy this again
from binghamton, ny
I am using this paper for suminagashi experiments. working good.
Love this paper for markers!
from Franklin, Indiana
We use this paper in conjunction with Blick Studio Markers.
Great quality paper
from Saint Louis, MO
I bought this to use with my copic markers and it works much better than many other marker papers I've tried. You can lay down lots of layers of color without it clerking through and it's pretty easy to blend. Only thing I didn't like was it not being spiral bound. Otherwise, terrific product
from Tucson, AZ
Best marker paper (heavy-weight) out there.
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My favorite paper for inking with a lightbox
from Los Angeles, CA
I make comics, and this paper is the best I've found so far for what I use it for: (mostly) bleed-proof when using inks, thin enough to use with a lightbox, thick enough not to curl too much.
I've been using this paper for years. Since Pearl Paint closed, it's been harder to find this brand/type. Use it to draw detailed pencil and pen work. Paper is tinted so its not glaringly white which is easier on the eyes. Paper quality is great too- not too too thin or stiff. My favorite paper!
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