Bristol and Illustration Board provide a stiff, strong surface to work on without the need for mounting. Our boards come in various weights and finishes. Bristol generally describes drawing paper that is pasted together to form multi-ply sheets.
300 Series Bristol
Weight: 100 lb. (20" x 26" x 500 sheets) 270 g/m2
Surface: Smooth / Vellum
Smooth - pen and ink, mechanical pencil, airbrush, marker
Vellum - graphite pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, sketching stick, pen & ink, marker, soft pastel, mixed media, oil pastel, collage
For finished artwork this high quality bristol weight board comes in two surfaces. Smooth is rated very Good for mechanical drawing, marker, airbrush along with pen & ink. Vellum is rated Very Good for graphite pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, sketching stick, mixed media, airbrush and oil pastel.