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Daler-Rowney Smooth Heavyweight Cartridge Pads

  • Includes 25 gummed sheets of acid-free cartridge paper
  • 220gsm smooth, 
  • Suitable for all dry techniques
  • Heavyweight; also suitable for light watercolour and acrylic work
  • Available in four sizes
  • FSC certified - produced from well-managed forests and/or recycled materials

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The Smooth Heavyweight Cartridge Pad from Daler-Rowney is a top of the range surface that's extra strong and reliable. Having the correct surface is essential in determining the finish of a piece of work.

The heavyweight paper is acid-free and both internally and surface sized, with a weight of 220gsm. As such, it offers excellent tooth for all drawing techniques including pencil, charcoal, pen, ink and pastels. It also takes light watercolour work extremely well. Each pad contains 25 sheets of off-white cartridge paper.

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.

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.

The following videos illustrate how Daler-Rowney’s Smooth Heavyweight Cartridge Paper provides the perfect support for various media.

Pencil: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9YzLJhwzAI

Willow Charcoal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYCRQ0-NM9E

Pen & Ink: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpcdzZWUTpo

Pastel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oSp6dkIqNY

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 : 48
  • Average Grade : 4.7 / 5

  • 06/07/2021
  • 5/5
This paper was absolutely perfect for the abstract landscapes in very loose acrylics ...it stood up to a lot of wiping off

  • 08/04/2021
  • 5/5
My favourite paper for relief printmaking

  • 05/04/2021
  • 5/5
Fast efficient service, excellent goods.

  • 02/03/2021
  • 5/5
Excellent!

  • 21/02/2021
  • 5/5
Nice paper

  • 03/02/2021
  • 5/5
Having purchased this product previously, I knew what I was getting. Excellent item

  • 27/01/2021
  • 5/5
Used this product before and found it cheaper with your shop .

  • 07/01/2021
  • 5/5
I have been using this product for over 30 years. Nuf said! Thank you.

  • 03/12/2020
  • 1/5
Not useable.

  • 01/12/2020
  • 5/5
great

  • 24/11/2020
  • 5/5
Bought these for my daughter as these are her favourite to use for work with graphite, and prismacolor. She is very happy with them.

  • 09/10/2020
  • 5/5
Have used as my 'go to' plein air pocket sketchbook - why? Because good stout cartridge that will take a medium watercolour wash AND withstands the vagaries of wind and sand on coastal sketching trips. At this price I buy several at once

  • 27/08/2020
  • 4/5
Good

  • 04/08/2020
  • 4/5
Great paper, very smooth and easy to work with

  • 13/06/2020
  • 5/5
I love the smooth grain of this pad, excellent for blending.

  • 21/05/2020
  • 4/5
quality & good value

  • 21/05/2020
  • 4/5
Good quality paper used for painting and drawings would recommend

  • 21/04/2020
  • 5/5
Great paper

  • 14/11/2019
  • 4/5
Good product, very smooth although the colour isn't always consistent.

  • 03/10/2019
  • 5/5
Perfect printing. Good for my printing process which requires the paper to be immersed in liquid for up to an hour. Does not disintegrate and still retains a fairly smooth finish.

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