400 Series Toned Sketch Pads are ideal for light and dark media, including graphite, chalk, charcoal, sketching stick, markers, pencils, pens, and gel pens. 100% recycled, 30% post-consumer fiber, and acid-free, these pads come wire-bound with 50 sheets of 80 lb paper in either Toned Tan or Toned Gray.
Both colors are available in 5.5" x 8.5" and 9" x 12".
Strathmore Toned Sketch papers are now available in a wide range of formats including: -Pads -Hardbound Books -Softcover Books -Greeting Cards with Matching Envelopes -Artist Tiles -Large Sheets -Rolls WHY USE STRATHMORE TONED SKETCH PAPER? -Starting your artwork using mid-range tan or gray paper allows for unique sketching & drawing possibilities by providing the middle value that would otherwise need to be rendered by the artist. -A wider range of values from light to dark can be used, and the middle tone makes it easier for the artist to deliberately place shadows and highlights. -Keeping the value of the paper as one of the values in the drawing not only saves time, but allows the artist to use graphite or other dark media to push darker values and white pencils or other light media to add highlights, making sketches and drawings pop. -Our Toned papers are 100% recycled, contain 30% post-consumer fiber, and also contain kraft and bark fiber inclusions which adds visual interest.