What type of paper is best graphite pencil? Most drawing paper has a coarse texture and that will work against you. For graphite drawings with a moderate degree of realism, a drawing paper like Strathmore Series 400 is a good place to begin. It will give you good results without breaking the bank.
What is the best paper for pencil drawings? A soft vellum surface. The random texture is ideal for sublte and even shading. Strathmore 500 Series Plate Drawing or Plate Bristol papers are our very smoothest. The smoother the paper, the more difficult it can be to produce an even shade.
What is the highest quality drawing paper? Bristol board provides the smoothest surface for drawing. This makes it suitable for marker art, ink and fine detail drawing. The Winsor & Newton Bristol Board has no visible surface texture, giving the ability to create clean, crisp colours.
Can I use watercolor paper for graphite drawing?