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Sketching, Drafting & Art Paper

There are times when a simple sketchpad just isn't enough. Are you looking for paper than can handle your larger-than-life craft projects? You can trust any of the available selections of art paper rolls to be the canvas for your next sign, mural, collage, or group painting. Choose from a variety of paper types, including brown kraft, newsprint, banner, and dual surface. Top brands like Elmer's, NAP, and Pacon supply the art rolls you need so that your creativity can run wild.

Elmer's
The Elmer's product family includes high-quality art paper rolls that help you reach the heights of your creativity. The brown kraft paper makes an excellent packing material or art canvas. Use as wrapping paper or to create signs and drawings. Pull out Elmer's white banner paper when you need to occupy a classroom full of artistic kids. Colours and lines pop off the bright white surface, making it great for posters and murals. Both Elmer's brown kraft and white banner art rolls are 18-pound paper stock and sized at a generous 24 inches by 75 feet.

NAP
If you like your craft projects to be eco-friendly, choose from a variety of NAP art paper rolls. The brown kraft, newsprint, and wrapping rolls are recycled and recyclable and come in a range of sizes. They are great to use as table coverings or for finger painting projects. When you want a vibrant pop of colour, try NAP's 36-inch x 1000-foot Bonanza Construction roll. The roll is made of lightweight construction paper and comes in a variety of beautiful colours.

Pacon
Pacon produces some of the most innovative and versatile art paper rolls on the market. The fadeless paper rolls are excellent for covering bulletin boards and retain most media with incredible ease. Their handy dual-surface roll has brown kraft paper on one side and a "toothy," absorbent surface on the other for chalk, watercolours, and paints.

Sketching Pads & Drawing Paper

Staples has the sketch and drawing pads you need from brands you trust. A well-built pad with high-quality paper can add inspiration to a project. Unleash your inner artist with drawing paper or sketch pads from brands like Hilray and Bienfang. Whether you are a class-time doodler or a professional artist we have a product that will show your work to best effect.

Choose from our selection of either side- or top-spiral sketch pads, perfect for all sorts of drawing and coloring. Whether you seek a sketch pad with heavy-weight paper that can stand up to any type of drawing implement or transparent drawing paper delicate enough for tracing, we have the sketch books and drawing books to support your creativity.

Drafting and tracing paper allows you to quickly and easily plan construction work or begin tracing ideas for art. The high-quality paper is exceptionally thin, allowing you to place it over previous work to compare changes. Drafting and tracing paper works with a variety of different writing and drawing tools.

Quick Outlines
Drafting and tracing paper makes it easy to quickly draw outlines of construction plans or manufacturing designs. This makes the paper invaluable during the initial creation and brainstorming phases of creating buildings or developing goods for sale. The ability to create outlines and plans beforehand can help reduce costs and prevent errors over time.

Easy Tracing
Modern drafting and tracing paper is exceptionally thin and transparent. Lay the paper over existing images or plans to trace the work already done and compare how your new changes match up to previous versions. The simple tracing method allows you to keep copies of the progress you make while planning work, letting you more easily revert to earlier versions if necessary.

Multiple Formats
Drafting and tracing paper comes in large rolls and small notebooks. The ability to pick and choose the length and size of paper makes it easy to get just the right paper options for your needs. Larger rolls are excellent for classroom or studio use, and notebooks are often an excellent size for field work and construction jobs.

Eco-friendly Construction
Many drafting and tracing paper varieties feature natural materials that break down quickly and easily when exposed to the elements. This offers an eco-friendly alternative to sturdier synthetic blends, providing a biodegradable option for eco-minded artists and businesses. The eco-friendly construction can help reduce a company's overall environmental footprint.

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Hilroy Studio Pro Sketch Book, 8-1/2” x 11”, 100 Sheets
Item : 969740 / Model : 41520
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  • Versatile paper for use with charcoals, pastels and pencil media
  • 50 lb. paper stock
  • 8-1/2" x 11"
7.24 $7.24 9.05 $9.05
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Hilroy® Studio® Sketchbook, 9" x 12", 30 Sheets
Item : 391299 / Model : 41-511
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  • Top coil bound sketch book
  • Standard weight perforated white cartridge paper with smooth finish
  • Has an extra 1/2" perforated header for clean edge when removing
4.0 $4.00
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Alvin® Lightweight White Tracing Paper Roll 30" X 20Yd
Item : SS7818814
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  • Tracing Paper
  • 8 lb
  • 30" x 20 yd
As low as 22.41 $22.41
Multiple options available
Speedball Lightweight White Sketching & Tracing Paper Rolls
Item : SS2054099
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  • These sketching and tracing paper rolls are fine textured and lightweight
  • They reproduce well and can be used with pencil, inks and markers
  • Ideal for developmental sketches, preliminary detail renderings and quick roughs
As low as 35.36 $35.36
Multiple options available
Hilroy Scrapbook with Oversized Coil Binding, 14" x 11", 20 Sheets, Manilla
Item : 23027 / Model : 026411
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  • Scrapbook is great for collecting clippings and memorabilia
  • Durable manila paper withstands heavy gluing and taping
  • Oversized coil binding for easy viewing and to prevent torn pages
4.13 $4.13
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Hilroy Scrapbook with Oversized Coil Binding, 12" x 10", 30 Sheets, Manilla
Item : 23028 / Model : 26421
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  • Scrapbook is great for collecting clippings and memorabilia
  • Durable manila paper withstands heavy gluing and taping
  • Oversized coil binding for easy viewing and to prevent torn pages
3.64 $3.64
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Hilroy Studio Pro Drawing Book, 9” x 12”, 50 Sheets
Item : 18077 / Model : 41516
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  • Excellent for pencil, charcoal and pastel artwork
  • Medium surface texture good for blending and stumping
  • Acid-free white paper
6.32 $6.32
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Pacon® Kraft Paper Roll, Natural, 36" x 100'
Item : 1919398 / Model : PAC66011
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  • Dimensions: 36"(W) x 100'(L)
  • Colour: Natural
  • Use for art projects, backgrounds or wrapping
42.24 $42.24
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Hilroy Studio Parchment Tracing Paper Pad, 9" x 12", 44 Sheets
Item : 10768 / Model : 41200
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  • Parchment tracing paper is perfect for delicate work
  • Each sheet measures 9" x 12"
  • 44 sheets
5.91 $5.91
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Pacon® Kraft Paper Roll, 48" x 200', Natural (PAC5850)
Item : 1920124 / Model : PAC5850
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  • Natural colour
  • Use for art projects, backgrounds or wrapping
  • Heavyweight for durable, strong creations
64.16 $64.16
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Hilroy Funtime Scrapbook, 10.87" x 14.87", 36 Pages
Item : HLR26590 / Model : werwe
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  • This economical scrapbook features newsprint pages and sturdy tape binding to prevent pages from falling out
  • Provides three dozen 14-7/8" x 10-7/8" pages for you to preserve your personal, family or organization history with photographs, printed media, artwork and other memorabilia
  • 36 pages
3.43 $3.43
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Pacon® Rainbow® 100' X 36" Coloured Kraft Paper Roll, White
Item : 1919102 / Model : PAC66001
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  • Size: 100'(L) x 36"(W)
  • Colour: White
  • Features smooth side that is ideal for felt pen, finger painting and fine-line drawing
55.16 $55.16
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Staedtler®-Mars Vellum Paper
Item : SS2000188
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  • High-quality, high-transparency paper
  • For use with drawing leads, ink, pencils, and felt markers
  • Will not yellow with age
As low as 20.24 $20.24
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Bienfang Parchment Tracing Paper Rolls
Item : SS2054094
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  • Parchment tracing paper rolls feature fine surfaced 24-lb.tracing paper with superior translucency
  • Ideal for preliminary or concept sketches, rough layouts, overlays, tracings and protection for layouts
  • Works well with pen and ink, markers, pastels, graphite and coloured pencils
As low as 20.99 $20.99
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Yupo® 144 Lb. White Synthetic Mixed Media Paper Pad 9" X 12" (L21-YUP389WH912)
Item : 2748407 / Model : L21-YUP389WH912
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  • Sketch Pad/Scrapbook
  • 144 lb
  • 9" x 12"
49.06 $49.06
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Gartner Studios® Translucent Vellum Sheets, 8-1/2" x 11", 25 Sheets/Pack
Item : 632147 / Model : 65749
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  • 8-1/2" x 11"
  • Translucent vellum paper
  • Translucent vellum paper can be used as an accent to wedding invitations, special occasion cards or any other special project you have where you would like to add a special touch.
14.41 $14.41
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Winnable Sketch Book, 9" x 12", 60 Sheets
Item : 168258 / Model : WSB-129BK
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  • Fine drawing paper sketch book contains 80 lb. medium tooth, smooth texture drawing paper that is ideal for work in pencil, ink, pastel, crayon and charcoal
  • Drawing paper is acid-free for archival purposes
  • Sketch book is wirebound for pages to open flat
13.45 $13.45
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Bienfang® Sketch Book, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 100 Sheets
Item : SBAR237104 / Model : werwe
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  • Works well with charcoal, pastel, pencil, pen, ink, and sketching projects
  • Acid free, 50 lb., medium surface texture paper
  • Spiral bound
7.73 $7.73
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Saral® 12" X 12' Wax-Free Transfer Paper Roll
Item : SS7818849
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  • Transfer Paper
  • 12" x 12'
As low as 24.3 $24.30
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Pacon® Fadeless® Design Paper, Weathered Wood, 48" x 50'
Item : 1919537 / Model : PAC56515
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  • Dimensions: 48"(W) x 50'(L)
  • Use anyone of our Fadeless designs to add interest and excitement to a dull bulletin board
  • Design: Weathered wood
45.11 $45.11
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Alvin® Heavy-Duty Tracing Paper 36" Roll (1450-3)
Item : 2743805 / Model : 1450-3
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  • Tracing Paper
  • 36" x 5 yd
  • White/Ivory
20.91 $20.91
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Hilroy Studio Pro Watercolour Paper Pad, 9" X 12", 15 Sheets
Item : HLR41526 / Model : werwe
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  • This Pro Watercolour Paper Pad is made of professional grade 90 lb paper
  • Ideal for wet media techniques
  • Uses sewn binding
8.62 $8.62
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Alvin® Quadrille Paper 4X4 Grid 50-Sheet Pad 17 X 22 (1432-11)
Item : 2744015 / Model : 1432-11
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  • Paper Pad
  • 20 lb
  • 4" x 4"
37.13 $37.13
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Kiera Grace Artists Canvas 3/4" Deep 11" x 14"
Item : SS5019773
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  • 3/4" thick profile, Ready to paint
  • 8 oz. 100% cotton duck canvas hand stretched over kiln-dried stretcher bars
  • Triple acrylic primed. Acid free, Medium textured
As low as 25.15 $25.15
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