Review: Fabriano Black Black Drawing Paper (300gsm)

Nope, there’s no typo. This paper is termed the Fabriano Black Black.

In accordance to Fabriano:

Fabriano Black Black is a array of uncoated cardboards created of ECF cellulose pulp. This paper is characterized by a quite deep black colour thanks to the substantial excellent and lightfast pigments utilized for its generation.

The paper can be applied for pastel, colour pencils, markers, passe-partout and portfolio shows.

Paper bodyweight obtainable are 300, 370, 460 and 680 gsm.

The paper is out there as sheets measuring 50 x 70cm, and as pads glued on a single aspect with these size solutions: 20×20 cm, 21×29.7 cm (A4), 24×32 cm, 29,7×42 cm (A3) and 42×59.4 cm (A2).

This is my very first time drawing on black paper and the considered course of action is really diverse from drawing or portray on white paper. You can see with this sketch I am nevertheless using my usual line drawing fashion. I’ve made use of colored pencils and Zig pigment markers for this sketch.

The paper has smooth wonderful grain texture and operates properly with coloured pencils, opaque inks and markers.

If your pencils or inks are not opaque sufficient, the black of the paper will nonetheless exhibit by. The black, as the name of the merchandise suggests, is black black.

This is not watercolour paper so it really is not ready to choose wet media. Black watercolour paper does exists, this kind of as Stonehenge Aqua Black and Somerset Black Velvet Paper. So get the ideal paper for the media you use.

Fabriano Black Black is good for dry media and opaque markers.

If you’re looking for black drawing paper, the Fabriano Black Black is superior and really gratifying to attract on. Pricing is quite affordable much too. At time of assessment, it is really US $9.82 for a 9 x 12-inch pad with 20 sheets on Blick Artwork Materials.

By the way, there’s also Fabriano White White paper way too. lol. Won’t be able to wait around for them to occur up with Product Product and Brown Brown.


You can obtain the paper on Jackson’s Art (United kingdom) and Blick Art Components.