Review: Fabriano Black Black Drawing Paper (300gsm)

Nope, there is no typo. This paper is termed the Fabriano Black Black.

In accordance to Fabriano:

Fabriano Black Black is a assortment of uncoated cardboards manufactured of ECF cellulose pulp. This paper is characterized by a really deep black colour due to the superior good quality and lightfast pigments used for its output.

The paper can be utilised for pastel, color pencils, markers, passe-partout and portfolio presentations.

Paper body weight available are 300, 370, 460 and 680 gsm.

The paper is obtainable as sheets measuring 50 x 70cm, and as pads glued on a solitary facet with these dimension possibilities: 20×20 cm, 21×29.7 cm (A4), 24×32 cm, 29,7×42 cm (A3) and 42×59.4 cm (A2).

This is my initial time drawing on black paper and the assumed course of action is pretty distinctive from drawing or painting on white paper. You can see with this sketch I am nevertheless making use of my usual line drawing design and style. I’ve made use of coloured pencils and Zig pigment markers for this sketch.

The paper has smooth great grain texture and will work perfectly with coloured pencils, opaque inks and markers.

If your pencils or inks are not opaque enough, the black of the paper will continue to exhibit by. The black, as the title of the solution implies, is black black.

This is not watercolour paper so it can be not ready to acquire soaked media. Black watercolour paper does exists, this kind of as Stonehenge Aqua Black and Somerset Black Velvet Paper. So get the ideal paper for the media you use.

Fabriano Black Black is very good for dry media and opaque markers.

If you’re searching for black drawing paper, the Fabriano Black Black is excellent and quite gratifying to attract on. Pricing is pretty realistic way too. At time of assessment, it can be US $9.82 for a 9 x 12-inch pad with 20 sheets on Blick Artwork Products.

By the way, there’s also Fabriano White White paper much too. lol. Can’t wait for them to arrive up with Cream Cream and Brown Brown.


You can find the paper on Jackson’s Artwork (Uk) and Blick Art Products.

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