B5-P Ancona Premium Artist's Sketchbook

B5-P Ancona Premium Artist's Sketchbook

Regular price $67.00 Sale

Premium grade artist's sketchbook in B5 portrait format.  

The paper block is comprised of 58-page, 220 gsm, 60% cotton-content, hand-deckled Rosapina Ivory paper from the legendary Italian paper mill FABRIANO.  The paper is highly versatile and suitable for sketching and drawing with pencil, pastel, coloured pencil, ink, marker, painting with gouache, acrylic and water colours, printmaking ( etching, lithography and silk-screening ) and collage-making.  Each signature of the paper stock is meticulously hand-stitched and bound to perfect alignment.

The cover is made with 900 gsm heavy duty board finished with 100% Japanese cotton duck fabric in dark olive colour.  The robust and soil resistant fabric is ideal for outdoor usage and storage.

Ancona is the Italian province where the legendary Fabriano Paper Mill is situated.  The Fabriano mill is arguably the oldest paper mill in Europe with nearly 750 years of continuous innovative and production history whose papers were used and endorsed by masters such as Michelangelo, DaVinci and Raphael.

Dimensions:  18 cm (width) x 26 cm (depth) x 2 cm (height)