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Six paper types, or "series," are available, varying in paper weight, shade, and surface type, allowing artists to choose the paper best-suited to their techniques. The different series are detailed in the chart pictured.
The three surface types are:
• Medium Grain – distinctive tooth, suitable for all dry media, and will also accept multiple washes
• Cold Press – Substantial tooth, enhanced wet and tear strength, suitable for mixed media artwork
• Smooth – Suitable for pen and ink, colored pencils, water-based markers as well as watercolors
This sketchbook has a stiff hardcover binding that is designed to be broken in. The spine eases with use, eventually allowing the book to lie flat, accommodating two-page drawings and flatbed scanning.
Gamma series sketchbooks contain heavyweight 150 gsm ivory paper with a medium grain surface. They are best for dry media, light washes, and ink.
This is the hardcover Stillman & Birn Gamma Sketchbook. Photos with writing or drawing feature the softcover Stillman & Birn Gamma Sketchbook.