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Daler-Rowney Smooth Cartridge Pads

  • 30 gummed sheets
  • Completely smooth and acid free paper
  • Suitable for all dry techniques
  • Heavyweight; also suitable for light watercolour work
  • Weight: 130gsm
  • Available in 5 sizes
  • FSC certified - produced from well-managed forests and/or recycled materials

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Having the correct surface is essential in determining the finish of a piece of work. Daler-Rowney has a worldwide reputation for the finest papers for drawing, sketching and pastel work. The coarseness or “tooth” of cartridge paper directly affects images drawn in charcoal or pencil. All Daler-Rowney cartridge paper has a specified tooth, designed for clarity and definition.

What is Cartridge Paper?

An uncoated type of drawing or printing paper, Cartridge Paper is made from bleached sulphate wood pulp, with an addition of esparto grass. Its name derives from the paper’s original use in making paper cartridges for firearms.

Why choose Cartridge Paper?

Daler-Rowney’s Smooth Cartridge Pad is internally and surface sized. Acid free to prevent discolouration and deterioration, this high quality Cartridge Paper offers excellent versatility, making it ideal for pencil, charcoal, pen & ink and pastels.

Available in sizes A1, A2, A3, A4 and A5, there is a Daler-Rowney Smooth Cartridge Pad to meet all artists’ requirements.

The following videos illustrate how Daler-Rowney’s Smooth Cartridge Paper provides the perfect support for Pencil, Willow Charcoal and Pastel.

Who are Daler-Rowney?

Established in 1783, by Richard and Thomas Rowney, Daler-Rowney has been manufacturing the finest art materials for over 230 years.

In 1963, Rowney became the first manufacturer in Europe to introduce artists' acrylic colour.  Widely used by artists, including well-known proponents Peter Blake and Bridget Riley, throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Rowney’s “Cryla” heralded a new era in art practice, which became known as ‘Pop Art’.

In 1983, the Daler Board Company purchased the George Rowney Company, forming Daler-Rowney Limited, as the company is known today.  Daler-Rowney now operates from three manufacturing bases, two in the UK and one in the Dominican Republic, where their artists' brushes are made.

Product Reviews
  • Number of Reviews : 24
  • Average Grade : 4.9 / 5

  • 02/03/2021
  • 5/5
Excellent!

  • 21/02/2021
  • 5/5
Nice paper

  • 01/02/2021
  • 5/5
Good quality drawing paper.

  • 11/01/2021
  • 5/5
Nice paper

  • 03/01/2021
  • 5/5
Had it a while back. Great pads with a great quality paper. Thank you

  • 05/11/2020
  • 5/5
Excellent product

  • 13/10/2020
  • 5/5
Does the job perfectly

  • 10/09/2020
  • 5/5
Were would I be without this.

  • 05/08/2020
  • 4/5
Excellent

  • 19/07/2020
  • 5/5
Great product, I have been using these cartridge pads for years and love the texture of the paper.

  • 14/06/2020
  • 5/5
As expected

  • 29/04/2020
  • 5/5
I bought this for my bestfriend who has just started her art page and it arrived on time like I wanted and her drawings are much better quality due to the quality of the paper so thank you very much. Very happy indeed

  • 24/01/2020
  • 5/5
Fine.

  • 03/09/2019
  • 5/5
Lovely smooth paper suitable for pencils, pens and markers. Could also take paint. Great value...

  • 28/03/2019
  • 5/5
Meets my needs.

  • 27/10/2018
  • 4/5
Good

  • 25/08/2018
  • 5/5
Excellent quality and hsndy size for taking outdoors

  • 22/08/2018
  • 5/5
Perfect what I needed to make wedding invites.

  • 26/07/2018
  • 5/5
Excellent sketching pad.

  • 02/06/2018
  • 5/5
As described - good quality sketchpad.

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