Artist Papers from Creativity International Ltd, the UK and European distributor of Strathmore® Artist Papers
Our range of Artist Papers
Choice of art paper appropriate to media is critical to achieving best results and we supply art paper from Strathmore™ for every purpose and skill level. Artist Papers supplies previously hard to find Strathmore™ Illustration Boards and Strathmore™ Bristol Boards while our Artist Trading cards offer novel ways of promoting your work.
Artist Papers supplies top quality art materials from Strathmore® artist papers for artists working with a wide range of media. Our range of art paper for painting includes watercolour art paper, canvas art paper for oils, acrylics, drawing paper for pencil, pen, marker pen, charcoal and sketching stick.
The Strathmore Artist Paper range starts with the 100 Series Youth art paper, a quality art paper for children that will encourage the creativity of budding artists. The Strathmore 200 Series "Skills" and 200 Series "Good" ranges are budget art papers for practice or daily use without compromising quality. The Strathmore 300 Series is a better quality range of art paper intended for final pieces or student use. Our best art papers are the Strathmore 400 Series which are also available in the environmentally friendly 400 series Recycled and 400 Series Windpower ranges. At the top of the range you'll find the Strathmore 500 Series premium art paper for professional archival quality work.
Student Art Paper
For student art paper we recommend the Strathmore 200 series and 300 Series. 200 Series Skills is designed as a budget art paper for practice and perfecting technique. Strathmore 200 Series Good we recommend as a student art paper for developing ideas and trial pieces. Strathmore 300 Series is an even better paper but still cost effective for students seeking optimum results. Each range of Strathmore art paper is also available in soft or hard bound books and Visual Journals.
Art paper books and journals
Artist Papers supplies a range of soft and hard bound art books, field journals and visual journals featuring a range of art paper surfaces and finishes for all types of media.
Art gallery and artist interviews
Our site is also an inspirational resource for artists where you can publish and promote your art work in our Artists Gallery, and pick up tips and ideas from fellow artists. In our Artist Profiles section we chat to artists about their work, technique and route into art.
Which Strathmore® art paper is right for you?
Every artist has different needs so Strathmore® have developed a series classification system for their fine art papers to help you choose. Each series includes a range of art paper types, sizes and formats allowing you to select the fine art paper for your preferred medium and application.
For details of art paper type and application download our Strathmore Art Paper Media Guide
Ignite a lifelong love of art.
Artist quality materials designed for ages 5 and up, the paper types and features have been selected to enhance and encourage the creative process.
The Strathmore 100 Series of art papers is identified by bright blue covers. Specially marked pads contain inspirational project ideas printed on the inside front cover.
Value without compromise.
Good quality budget art paper at a great price that's economical enough for daily use is the objective of the Strathmore 200 Series Artist Papers. The broad range in Strathmore's 200 series art papers is a great starting point for the beginning and developing student artist on a budget.
Discover the difference.
The Strathmore 300 Series artist papers feature better quality art paper designed for quick studies and the practice of techniques with any media, as well as for final artwork by beginning or student artists. The extensive range includes art papers for drawing, sketching, illustration and painting.
Conserve without compromise.
Best quality recycled art paper from Strathmore containing post-consumer fibre that is rated Grade A for cleanliness. Strathmore® supports environmental solutions that don't compromise art paper performance, appearance or price. Strathmore 400 Series Recycled Artist Papers are perfect for advanced artists.
Inspired by nature.
Windpower® paper products converted by Strathmore® Artist Papers™ are certified through the Green-e® Marketplace Program administered by the non-profit Centre for Resource solutions based in San Francisco, CA. The Green-e logo is an assurance that we purchase Certified Renewable Energy. Strathmore Windpower Series are manufactured at a paper mill that purchases 100% Wind Renewable Energy Certificate Products towards the production of these art papers.
Create a legacy.
Strathmore 500 Series Artist Papers are premium quality, professional grade fine art papers. All Strathmore 500 series art papers are archival quality, acid free and manufactured with cotton fibre for enhanced surface durability and exceptional results. Strathmore 500 series art papers are perfect for professional artists.