Top 7 Sketchbooks

sketchbook is a book or pad with blank pages for sketching and is frequently used by artists for drawing or painting as a part of their creative process.

Sketchbooks are the closest friend of an artist and I know that you are gonna be the biggest artist in the world but first you need a good sketchbook, don’t worry I’m here to help you out!! here are the top 7 Sketchbooks of 2019:-

1. Pentalic sketchbook

This Pentalic Hardbound 8.6 x 11.2 Inch Sketchbook contains 110 sheets of white, 70 pound (144 gsm), acid-free paper. The sturdy, elegant cover features a leatherette texture and keeps your artwork and notes intact while providing a firm drawing surface. The hardbound spine is specially designed to lay flat while in use and conveniently stands upright on a bookshelf. This book is perfect for sketching, writing, and classwork. Paper is sourced from certified sustainable forests.

Key features

  • 110 sheets (220 pages) of white paper
  • Firm drawing surface
  • Uneven surface good for charcol
  • Hardbound textured black embossed cover
  • Acid free pages
  • Lay Flat Binding for comfortable sketching
  • Bright pages
  • Perfect for all dry media

2. Moleskine Art Sketchbook

The Moleskine Art Plus Large Sketchbook is made with top quality heavy paper and is perfect for on the go drawings, sketches and tempera colors. Every Moleskine product is thread bound and has a cardboard cover with rounded corners, acid free paper, a bookmark, an elastic closure and an expandable inner pocket that contains the Moleskine history. 


Key Features

  • Hard Cover with elastic closure and bookmark ribbon.
  • Internal Accordion Pocket
  • 104 pages
  • Rounded corners
  • Paper Weight: 165 gsm/111 lb

3. Very Big Sketchbook

An over-sized blank sketch book awaiting your artwork! It contains 300 sheets (600 pages!) of 75 lb. (110 gsm) acid-free, bright white paper sourced from sustainably managed forests. Each sheet measures 12.5″h x 10.75″w. Leave it on your coffee table and watch as the blank pages slowly fill up with treasured artwork from you, your family or friends. It makes a great-gift and is a perfect way to remember and record good times shared with family and friends, or how your own art evolves over time.

Key Features

  • Each sheet measures 12.5-x-10.75-inches.  Perfect for small or large scale drawings in multiple media.
  • 600 pages ( 300-sheet) book to fill with fun drawings and artistic creations
  • 75lb – acid-free bright white paper with perfect texture for drawing
  • Makes a great coffee table book and awesome gift-perfect for artists and students.
  • Fill with art work from you and your friends and family or watch your art progress over time in one huge book.

4. Strathmore Sketchbook

a general purpose, medium weight sketch paper intended for technique practices or quick studies with any dry media. This package contains one 12 by 9-inch side spiral-bound sketch book with 100 sheets of 60-pound acid free, lightly textured paper. Made in usa.

Key Features

  • All-purpose paper intended for experimentation or perfecting techniques
  • Includes 3 pads of 100 sheets of paper
  • Lightly textured
  • 60-pound weight paper
  • Total of 3 pads

5. Leda Large Sketchbook

160 pages of cream colored, 82 pound art paper.Designed for ink, pencil, charcoal and even a light water color wash.Water resistant cover is flexible.Sturdy enough to sketch while standing.Great for art or use as a bullet journal.

Key Features

  • PERFECT PAPER: Dense 120 gram/ 81 pound sketchbook paper ideal for pencil, ink, pen, pastel and charcoal.
  • A4 SIZE: 8.25 x 11.5 inch gives you extra large surface for art making.
  • PREMIUM: 160 pages of smooth, cream-colored paper accents your colors.
  • SOLID: Flexible all weather cover and stitched thread-bound book lays flat for easy sketching.
  • IMPRESSIVE: look and feel of this journal will match your passion for art.

6. Illo Sketchbook

Designed by artists for artists. illo Sketchbooks are 8×8 in creating a square drawing surface perfect for any artist at any skill level. Take your drawings from paper to social media easily without the awkward cropping. Gray hard cover/ 112 pages / 122lb, 180 gsm paper / elastic enclosure/ stylish ribbon marker / back page pocket, layflat design. This sketchbook works well with all mediums. Perfect for dry mediums. Water based media should be used lightly.

Key Features

  • HARD COVER – Keep your drawings safe with a durable cover made with soft touch, anti slip, PU leather. Vegan friendly
  • PERFECT SQUARE – Square dimensions for easier sharing on social media without the awkward cropping.
  • HEAVYWEIGHT PAPER – 112 pages of 122lb (180 GSM) lay flat paper, great for most art mediums. Pencils, pens, inks, pastels and markers and light watercolor washes
  • FAIR PRICE – illo sketchbooks are made with high-quality materials but still easy on your wallet.

7. Travelogue Drawing Book

Trav-e-logue Drawing Book 5-1/2-Inch by 8-1/4-Inch, Large Landscape in Ivory Black contains 128 acid-free pages of heavyweight buff drawing paper. The paper has a good tooth which makes it an excellent choice for drawing and sketching work. The hand-bound cover has just the right flexibility. Great for pen and ink, pencil, charcoal and markers. It accepts light watercolor washes without buckling. It has a durable elastic closure and a very useful clear envelope tucked inside the back cover. The perfect journal for artists on the go.

Key Features

  • HEAVYWEIGHT 130GSM PAPER 
  • 64 SHEETS/128 PAGES – Perfect for drawing and sketching with pen and ink, pencil, charcoal and markers
  • DURABLE COVER W/ ELASTIC CLOSURE – Cover is made with finely woven European book cloth with rounded corners
  • LARGE LANDSCAPE 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 – Ivory Black Artist Drawing and Sketching Journal

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