Choosing the Right Paper for Graphite Pencil Drawing

In this video I show you how I choose the right drawing paper.

There are so many different kinds of paper available for drawing that it can be confusing to decide exactly which one is going to work for your drawing project. Your paper has a direct effect on the look and feel of your artwork, and so it’s important to make the correct choice.

In the video below you get to watch over my shoulder as I test 5 different papers from the wonderful St Cuthberts Mill. It should be noted that St Cuthberts Mill recommends each one of these papers for a range of different applications. Each has certain strengths and advantages, but in this case I am specifically concentrating on use with graphite pencil.

Towards the end of this video I recommend my favourites from the papers I’ve tested. So join me on my journey through the world of paper from St Cuthberts Mill.

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