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Which Paper for Drawing?
Choosing which paper to use will depend on the medium you will be using, the effect you wish to attain and the finesse of the detail you wish to achieve.
The papers are sold in sheets or as Sketchbooks and Pads.
The weight of the paper is given as a GSM. GSM stands for Grams per Square Metre, a 90gsm paper being similar weight to inkjet paper and 300gsm being a quality mid-weight paper.
International Metric Paper Sizes:
A6 = 105 mm x 148 mm
A5 = 148 mm x 210 mm
A4 = 210 mm x 297 mm (standard letter size)
A3 = 297 mm x 420 mm
A2 = 420 mm x 594 mm
A1 = 594 mm x 841 mm
A0 = 841 mm x 1189 mm
A large choice of papers for drawing and sketching in pastels, charcoal and pencil
A large choice of sketchbooks and drawing pads containing paper suitable for a variety of drawing techniques
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