Gilbert Bond 25% Cotton Practice Pad 11x17inch

Item Code: P70


P70.Gilbert Bond 25% Cotton Practice Pad. 24lb.
11"x17", 50 sheets

A great pad for broad-edged pen practice. Has a nice tooth and holds good hairlines. Acid-free. Highly recommended by Peter Thornton. May bleed with some inks.

Also available in 8.5"x11"; see item P69

"Calligraphers in Portland [Oregon] have been using Gilbert Bond for years and years and LOVE it totally. My students and I have decided that 'we are worth it' and use Gilbert for practice. We think using a better paper makes our calligraphy practice seem more important (and practice is so important!). I thoroughly recommend the paper; it would be hard to recommend Gilbert Bond too highly!" - Carol DuBosch

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excellent quality paper w/nice texture
Feb 8, 2022  |  By Pat Wood
I use this for practice, prep work (testing out layouts, colors, etc.) and, by accident, found it to make a lovely paper for writing letters to friends. Highly recommended.
Owner Response: Gilbert Bond has more "tooth" than JNB Practice and Graph Pads: P20, P21, P22, P25. Gilbert is great for broad-pen calligraphy practice. JNB Pads are good for both broad-pen and pointed-pen calligraphy.