Sketch books

For professional or amateur artists and illustrators in any medium, but especially watercolour;  for designers in any sphere who jot and doodle on the go as well as in front of a screen;  for travellers preferring to record a journey in sketches rather than photographic 'snapshots';  for anyone who appreciates quality and well-designed materials to express their own talents. 

Lightweight only in the sense of being portable if not pocketable, these beautifully made sketch books, you will discover, are designed to encourage regular use but not dictate your own style.

The sketch books are fully handmade - the folios torn against a straightedge rather than cut to give a deckled edge, the sections handsewn and glued for strength, and the spine reinforced with linen mull and kraft before the book is bound into its case.

Quarter binding style sketchbooks
Quarter binding style sketchbooks

Quarter binding style sketchbooks

Sketchbooks with corkskin or hand made paper bindings


Sketchbooks with corkskin or hand made paper bindings

'Quarter-binding style in tactile handmade (eg real 'corkskin') or handmarbled papers

A5 approx, (A4 to order), 30pp Saunders Waterford mould-made archival grade 190 gsm watercolour paper (cold press, provides texture for watercolour wash etc.)

'Quarter-binding style in Japanese katazome-shi (stencil-dyed) papers
Sketchbooks with corkskin or hand made paper bindings

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