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Strathmore Bristol Boards

Strathmore Bristol Boards provides a stiff, strong surface to work on without the need for mounting, smooth and vellum surfaces available. Bristol Smooth has a flat, smooth surface and is great for pen & ink, mechanical pencil, airbrush, and marker.
Bristol Vellum has a medium surface with peaks and valleys, making it great for graphite, coloured pencil, charcoal, pastel, and crayons.

Bristol generally describes drawing paper that is pasted together to form multi-ply sheets.

Illustration board has 100% cotton drawing paper mounted on both sides of heavyweight board

VIDEO: What is the difference between Bristol Smooth and Bristol Vellum?


Strathmore 200 Series Bristol is an economical bristol weight board in smooth or vellum surfaces for finished artwork.
Made with 100% cotton and endures repeated erasures and rework, without feathering or bleeding. Offered in medium or plate...
Strathmore 400 Series Bristol is a high quality multi-ply bristol. Use smooth bristol for pen & ink or marker or vellum...
Strathmore 500 Series Bristol is an industry standard high qaulity 100% cotton Bristol available as Plate surface Bristol...

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