Strathmore 300 Series Bristol Pads
An economical bristol weight board available in two surfaces. Smooth for mechanical drawing, pencil, pen and ink, and airbrush. Vellum (slightly raised)for pencil, charcoal and pastel. 100lb. 20 sheets per pad. Acid Free. Tape Bound.
Strathmore 400 Series Bristol Pads
Vellum - graphite pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, sketching stick, pen & ink, marker, soft pastel, mixed media, oil pastel, light wash and collage Smooth - graphite pencil, colored pencil, pen & ink, marker, mixed media and collage A high quality 2-ply bristol available in two surfaces/finishes.
Smooth finish is excellent for fine line drawings using pen & ink or marker. Vellum finish is excellent for pencil, charcoal, and pastel, as well as airbrush and light washes. Not recommended for traditional watercolor techniques.