Notebooks For Artists have been around since the 1980s. They were originally made as a journal/ diary type of a notepad. The first artist who used them was underground cartoonist Don Hertl. They are essential to the contemporary artist because they give him or her the ability to document creative events while traveling, from home to studio. Most notebook art and sketching are made online and distributed through the internet.
In recent years there has been quite a change in the way that artists use notebooks for drawing. There are a plethora of digital journals now available to people looking for that special gift for their favorite artists. Many artists are using computers to make their sketches, journal articles, sketches, and notes. These notebooks can be bought new or used second-hand.
Notebooks For Artists have an important role as a recording device. They can keep track of ideas and notes while away from home. Many artists are taking advantage of the availability of digital journaling and keeping their sketches and journal entries on their notebook computers. These notebooks are a vital part of their professional lives. They can be used as a notebook to make phone calls or record audio recordings.
Most notebooks for artists are made of heavy paper with an elastic closure. The pages can be printed or written on with either fountain pens or colored pens. Notebooks can be placed inside or outside of a bound book and can include a pocket for keys or pencils. The pages can be printed or written on with either fountain pens or colored pens.
Artists can use their notebook computers for sketching, writing, photography, digital scrapbooking, or business purposes. Notebooks can have large or small pages depending on the amount of information to be stored. Notebooks for artists can be purchased in different sizes, including X 9, which is a standard size for a student, and the traditional medium size, which is between one and two inches thick.
The best bang for your buck when buying a notebook for an artist is a fine quality dot grid notebook that has plenty of storage space. The notebook can have lined or unlined pages. Most artists prefer the unlined pages because they have more room to write and draw without having to fold the pages.
Notebooks For Artists can also be purchased as art notebooks that can be used to capture sketches. The pages can be locked or open and contain a page for every project that is completed. The best thing about an art notebook is that it can hold a lot of information. The artists can store their sketchbooks, brochures, client lists, sketches and other items in the notebook. Some notebooks even have pages that can be dividers to hold stray sketches and ideas. There are also a variety of sizes that can be selected.
Notebooks for artists can also be purchased as a hardcover diary that is acid-free and is a good choice for the person that works in a formal environment with a lot of rules and protocols. The pages can be written on a black smooth top leather, a white smooth top vinyl, or a colored paper. Most artists prefer a solid black or dark gray dot grid to complement their creativity. The softcover versions are available in various sizes and can accommodate a large project.
Another type of notebook that is perfect for the artist's lifestyle is the bullet journal. These notebooks are perfect for the person that lives a very active lifestyle. The pages can be easily erased or they can be written on with colored pencils, pens or markers. A heavy-duty hardcover is usually available in three sizes and the thickness of the paper is a matter of preference. One of the popular sizes is the double-page and these notebooks can hold numerous projects in one place.
Watercolor and charcoal sketching notebooks are another great choice for the artist that loves to doodle on paper. The pages of these types of notebooks are acid-free and they are available in many different sizes. They can hold numerous sheets of lined paper and they can also be used as a traditional journal or a notepad. Watercolor is a medium that lends itself to color correction and other scrapbooking techniques.