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Art Supplies: Surfaces
Art Supplies: Black Mat Board

 Strong and durable surface for drawing.

 Excellent for color drawing media, such as soft pastels, oil pastels, and crayons.

 In color drawing media, eliminates the “white grain” in the media on a white sheet of paper.

 Creates the illusion of a drawing already being “filled in” from the beginning.

Self-Portrait in Crayon

Art Supplies: Strathmore Bristol Board

 Very smooth, clean surface.

 Excellent for pens, brush pens, markers, ink, pencil.

 Thicker and sturdier than most paper and won’t warp with ink.

 Terrific for illustration & comics.

Mourning Jog

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Art Supplies: Charcoal Paper

 Has a slight tooth, allowing it to “grip” charcoal dust effectively.

 Creates a beautiful texture in your charcoal drawing.

 Best surface for charcoal drawing.

 Easy to erase into.

Self-Portrait in Charcoal

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Art Supplies: Rice Paper

• Huge range of rice papers are available of varying textures, thicknesses, colors, etc.

• Wonderful for relief printmaking and chincollé.

Highly absorbent to ink and sensitive to relief blocks in printmaking.

Linoleum Printmaking

Legion Paper: Stonehenge Colors

 Excellent surface for all dry drawing media.

 Acid free, 100% cotton paper, 250 GSM (grams per square meter)

 Same thickness and rigidity as Stonehenge White & Stonehenge Warm White.

 Highly durable paper that can withstand rigorous drawing approaches.

 Has 5 neutral colors: Natural, Faun, Warm White, Cream, and Pearl Grey.

 Neutral colors create a solid, tonal foundation to build a drawing upon.

Legion Paper
Legion Paper: Stonehenge Light Paper

 Excellent surface for all dry drawing media, particularly for quick sketches.

 Acid free, 100% cotton paper, 135 GSM (grams per square meter)

 Thinner than Stonehenge White.

 Light delicate paper which is durable, but not rigid.

 Bright white color.

Legion Paper
Legion Paper: Stonehenge Warm White Paper

 Excellent surface for all dry drawing media.

 Acid free, 100% cotton paper, 250 GSM (grams per square meter)

 Same thickness and rigidity as Stonehenge White.

 Highly durable paper that can withstand rigorous drawing approaches.

 Has a lovely, cool yellow tint creating softer look compared to the bright white color of Stonehenge White and Stonehenge Light.

Legion Paper
Legion Paper: Stonehenge White Paper

 Excellent surface for all dry drawing media.

 Acid free, 100% cotton paper, 250 GSM (grams per square meter)

 Thicker and more rigid than Stonehenge Light.

 Highly durable paper that can withstand rigorous drawing approaches.

 Bright white color.

Legion Paper
Art Supplies: Strathmore Softcover Sketchbook

 Soft cover allows the sketchbook to bend easily, but is still sturdy enough to let you draw standing up.

 Fits well into a flatbed scanner.

 Also available in sketch paper, mixed media paper, and toned paper.

Drawing from Imagination

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Art Supplies: Hot Press / Cold Press Watercolor Paper

• Cold Press paper has a rough, textured surface.

• Hot Press paper has a very smooth surface.

• One is not better than another, it just depends on what type of surface you prefer, depending on the media you are using.

• Hot Press paper works really well with gouache.

Art Supplies: Yupo Paper, Medium

• Extremely smooth surface, makes Bristol board feel coarse!

• Unlike watercolor paper, you can lift most of any water soluble media with a rag without damaging the surface at all.

• Water soluble media adheres very well and glides beautifully across the surface.

Never buckles, stays perfectly flat as you work and after the media dries.

Made of 100% polypropylene.

Legion Paper
Art Supplies: Yupo Paper, Translucent

Beautiful translucent surface for wet art media.

• Extremely smooth surface, makes Bristol board feel coarse!

• Unlike watercolor paper, you can lift most of any water soluble media with a rag without damaging the surface at all.

• Water soluble media adheres very well and glides beautifully across the surface.

Never buckles, stays perfectly flat as you work and after the media dries.

Made of 100% polypropylene.

Legion Paper
Art Supplies: Yupo Paper, Heavy

Highly durable opaque surface for wet media, thickness is similar to Bristol board.

• Extremely smooth surface, makes Bristol board feel coarse!

• Unlike watercolor paper, you can lift most of any water soluble media with a rag without damaging the surface at all.

• Water soluble media adheres very well and glides beautifully across the surface.

Never buckles, stays perfectly flat as you work and after the media dries.

Made of 100% polypropylene.

Legion Paper

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