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Strathmore Visual Journals feature high-performing papers, heavy-duty covers, and a durable wire binding that help artists reflect, explore, create, and mix it up!
Designed to meet the intense demands of the artist's creative process, Visual Journals feature heavy-duty covers with spiral wire binding that is thicker and stronger than traditional bindings. The journals lie completely flat for ease of use.
The smooth surface on this paper is excellent for traditional and specialty pen and ink techniques, marker, and collage. Each journal contains 28 sheets 100 lb (260 gsm), acid-free paper.
The vellum finish on this paper is great for any dry media, including pencil, charcoal, and pastel. It also works well with pen and ink, marker, and collage techniques. Each journal contains 24 sheets of 100 lb (260 gsm), acid-free paper.
This heavyweight drawing paper is excellent for pencil, colored pencil, and charcoal. It can also be used with pastels, markers, pen and ink, and for light mixed media and collage techniques. Each journal contains 42 sheets of 100 lb (163 gsm), acid-free drawing paper.
This medium-weight paper is great for wet and dry media, including watercolor, acrylic, pen and ink, pencil, crayon, charcoal, marker, and collage. Each journal contains 34 sheets of 90 lb (190 gsm), acid-free paper.
Watercolor, 140 lb
This heavyweight, 140 lb (300 gsm), acid-free paper is excellent for watercolor and collage, as well as acrylic, pen and ink, pencil, and marker. 22 sheets.
Watercolor, 90 lb
This medium-weight paper is great for watercolor, acrylic, and collage. It also works well with pen and ink, pencil, and marker. Each journal contains 34 sheets of 90 lb (190 gsm), acid-free paper.
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Blick has the best quality art materials in LA.
By Austria the Editor
from Santa Monica, California
Comments about Strathmore Visual Journals:
My Grand niece Laila who is 12 has been asking me to buy her some art books and nice pencils because she's inspired. After going online, I decided to give the Blick Company a shot and am SO glad I did, this is a full service art center. They have everything! Whatever your level of creativity, you'll definitely find the supplies to get your 'art' on at Blick. Laila just loves her drawing journals, colored pencils and cool sharpener. And the prices will make you smile. I promise. Thank you Blick. :~)
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Mamacita C
from Bedford, IN
Just the right size to carry with me, good with ink, pencil & watercolor. Like it very much!
Great student sketchbook
from San Jose, CA
This is my favorite sketchbook for my students because the pages can take any media, so it is perfect for students to experiment. It's a good size for carrying back and forth from home to school, and the hard covers keep the book from being crushed by all the things my students cram into their backpacks. They're a little pricey for my students, so I buy a few whenever they're on sale and let students purchase them from me at the sale price.
By Karen S
from Concord, CA
Got these for my mother and some friends. Mom likes hers.
Strathmore Visual Journals
from Tampa, FL
Love this strathmore journals. I have a few journals to fit my art style. I have the 5 1/2 x 8 journals to bring with me when I'm traveling. I recommend these highly.
I will be buying this gem again and again
from Phoenix, AZ
I love this little journal. It is easy to draw in or do swatches or full paintings. Super handy.
By Art Teacher
from Des Plaines, IL
I use the watercolor books for art journaling. The paper is very thick and accepts gesso well. Excellent covers too!
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
from Skagit county, Washington
I am an art therapist and purchase the small journals for my cancer patients. Each person who attends the art & healing group is given a journal which they decorate and can take home between classes. The quality of the paper holds up well for watercolor, acrylic, gesso and I introduce them to different art techniques and encourage them to collect quotes and collage items. Cancer patients feel their life is out of control at the dictates of medical issues, and this is a place where they have total control and forget their troubles while creating.
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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Great for Watercolor Journaling
The 140# paper is perfect for ink and Watercolor Journaling. I teach W. Journaling to groups and the price and quality of these spiral bound books is unbeatable.
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Perfect for on the go sketching and watercolor.
Very nice quality, love the sturdy cover for on the go painting or sketching
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