Pads, Paper & Board

Pads, Paper & Board 

Is there anything more satisfying than a brand new crisp and clean pad to start drawing on? We don’t think there is. Our extensive collection of papers and pads ensures you’ll never be stuck for choice in finding the most excellent quality material for your needs at the very best price. Our massive range includes everything from sketchbooks and tracing paper to coloured card. Whatever you’re chosen medium there’s choice aplenty, whether you’re working with pencil, marker pens, watercolour, oils or acrylics. We even gave a fantastic array of foam and mount boards for all of your presentation needs.

  • Acetate
  • Acrylic Pads

    Whether you’re practicing your acrylic painting techniques or creating a work of art, an acrylic pad is the perfect alternative to painting on canvas. Acrylic paper is designed specifically for use with acrylic paints, so you can be sure the linen textured surface is ideal for your next project. Our Daler-Rowney System 3 Acrylic Paper Pads are suitable for using with any acrylic paints and are available in A3 and A4 sizes.

  • Bleedproof Marker Pads
  • Cartridge Paper & Pads

    No matter your preferred medium, any artist can benefit from using high-quality cartridge paper. Whether you love the feeling of getting your hands dirty with charcoal and pastel, or prefer detailed pen or pencil sketching, layering watercolour washes or creating whimsical illustrations, we stock the perfect cartridge paper for your project. Available in packs or as pads and in a variety of thicknesses and textures, we stock cartridge paper from trusted brands like Fabriano and Daler-Rowney. Available in A3, A4 and A5 sizes.

  • Coloured Paper & Card

    Our range of coloured paper and card comes in a variety of dazzling shades to suit whatever project you’re creating. Perfect for scrapbooking, crafting and card making, cutting and collages, and mounting artwork or photos. Get crafty and creative by making use of one of our coloured paper and card packs, available in A3 and A4 sizes.

  • Detail Paper & Pads
  • Foamboard

    Foamboard is extremely useful and suitable for mounting and displaying a variety of artwork, like sketches, paintings and photography, as well as reinforcing artwork to be included in a portfolio. Foamboard is also widely used in crafts for a variety of purposes, as it can easily be cut to any size or shape. Our superior quality and sturdy foamboard comes in thicknesses of 3mm, 5mm and 10mm. Available sizes include A1, A2, A3 and A4.

  • Layout Pads

    The smooth, lightweight and thin texture of layout paper is ideal for creating illustrations of any type, including pen, marker, ink and pencil. Layout paper is also perfect for calligraphy, sketching initial ideas and rough drafts, and can also be used for tracing. Our layout pads are created from crisp paper of the highest quality by Daler-Rowney and are available in A2, A3 and A4 sizes.

  • Miscellaneous
  • Mountboard
  • Pastel Paper & Pads
  • Rolls
  • Sketchbooks for Artists

    One of the most important items for any artist, regardless of their level or experience, is a sketchbook. Whether it’s for detailed sketches, watercolours, drawing on location or drafting rough ideas for a larger project, a sketchbook is any artist’s best friend. We stock a variety of quality sketchbooks from leading brands like Winsor & Newton, Reeves and Daler-Rowney. Browse our range of hardback, spiral bound and soft cover sketchbooks, available in a variety of styles and sizes, including A4 and A5.

  • Tracing Paper & Pads

    Our lightweight and transparent tracing paper and pads are perfect for creating precise copies of complex sketches, as well as designs for engineers and architects. Our Dealer-Rowney Tracing Paper Pad comes in either A3 or A4 sizes, is acid free and strong enough to withstand repeated erasing.

  • Watercolour Paper & Pads

    If you are planning on working with watercolours, then you will need some quality watercolour paper to do your artwork justice. Most paper is white or cream in colour as it allows light to reflect off its surface, which gives the transparent watercolour paint a luminescent look. It’s important to choose the right paper, as it can affect the way your project turns out. Whether you are a professional or amateur, we have a range of watercolour paper and pads that are perfect for all purposes. We stock pads and sheets of watercolour paper from top brands such as Daler-Rowney and Winsor & Newton in a variety of types and sizes to suit your next project.

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