Sterling Publishing – Sketchbook Black: Archival-Quality Drawing Paper A4

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  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing (NY) (28 Aug 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1402740824
  • ISBN-13: 978-1402740824
  • Product Dimensions: 28.2 x 22.7 x 2.1 cm

I ordered this as it was on offer at the time and I needed a sketchbook to throw in my work bag (having ran out of A4 sketchbooks  :?). When it arrived I checked the quality of the paper and it looked quite a bright white smooth finish which made me a bit unsure about whether I’d like it or not (being used to sketchbooks which are slightly off white with more of a textured surface). When I started using it however I quickly began to appreciate how well it took pencil (3b) with minimal pressure required to make any mark. I’ve yet to try ink on the paper but it looks like it would take it well. Here’s a couple of quick sketches from the first page –

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