Bristol and Illustration Board provide a stiff, strong surface to work on without the need for mounting. Our boards come in various weights and finishes. Bristol generally describes drawing paper that is pasted together to form multi-ply sheets. Illustration board has 100% cotton drawing paper mounted on both sides of heavyweight board.
Heavyweight Vellum – 72 pt
Heavyweight Plate – 68 pt
Lightweight Vellum – 42 pt
Surface: Vellum / Plate
Vellum Surface: graphite pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, sketching stick, pen & ink, marker, soft pastel, mixed media, oil pastel, light wash and collage
Smooth Surface: graphite pencil, colored pencil, pen & ink, marker, mixed media and collage
500 Series Drawing sheets are mounted to both sides of a high quality archival, lignin-free, white board to create a balanced tension that resists warping.