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You're not limited to sketching with this book

Advantages: hard wearing, well-made binding, good quality acid free paper, suits many kinds of media
Disadvantages: paper can go crinkly with watercolours, may not suit charcoal/pastels

My four years at college and uni doing nothing but art courses must have been good value - their legacy hasnít left me. In some cases, Iím talking literally. Upstairs in my room (and also on my desk, in my desk and anywhere else Iíve been) I can usuall ...

KateHurst 12.05.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of WH Smith A4 Polypro Sketch Book

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The ideal sketchpad for those who love their inky drawings

Advantages: good quality smooth, thick paper, spine works well, suits ink, soft pencil and fineliner
Disadvantages: hard to get strong colour with harder pens, not much texture to the paper

My little sister got me a collection of things at Christmas, rather than just one big present, and - although last year I was unnerved by the fact that nobody seemed to ask what I wanted from Santa (Iím never sure if Iíll like surprises) - one of my 2012 ...

KateHurst 13.05.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Winsor & Newton Hardback Sketch Books

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No moles were harmed in the making of these books.

Advantages: Great presentation, iconic streamlined design, and reliable good quality.
Disadvantages: Overpriced and somewhat overrated, and not ideal for some materials.

I'm a complete and hopeless sucker for notebooks and sketchbooks. Though they're quite high-end for a lowly art student, my hoard is never without a few moleskines. (Waterstones' occasional 3 for 2 sales are a real blessing, as are Amazon's little discoun ...

manikin 02.04.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Moleskine Sketch Book

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Both Practical and Extravegant-Sold for Life!

Advantages: Beautifully made, durable, quality materials, compatible with a variety of media, pages kept clean
Disadvantages: absolutely none.

I was in search of a new small sketchbook for sketching and journaling when I came across these Moleskines. I had seen them before in art supply stores and large retailers such as Target and Walmart and was curious. The price made me skeptical at first bu ...

alexlaurel 12.01.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Moleskine Sketch Book

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Great brand... not so great sketchbook

Advantages: Beautifully made, good paperweight
Disadvantages: Quality of the paper not versatile enough

Moleskine was the book of choice for Hemmingway so I go with it for most things be it a small pocket notebook or in this case a large sketchbook. I have to say, as a sketch book, I was a little disappointed and I would probably look to other brands. T ...

Nixu1980 19.10.2009 ∑ Read full review
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