Mark Leibowitz is an artist and teacher living in the NYC area. He teaches Drawing at Pratt and is one of the founders and the current leader of NYC Urban Sketchers. He is a lifelong sketcher and studied at the Art Student’s League and the Spring Studio in NY, and was a participant in the Figurative Artists Alliance.

Mark will be here from 2-5PM to show you how to choose the right paper and let you try them out for yourself!

Premium, Archival Sketchbooks For Mixed-Media!

Stillman and Birns specialized sketchbook system offers artists unique choices to find the perfect blend of weight, shade, and surface of paper for mixed media applications. Whether you prefer to work with wet media, dry media or both, Stillman and Birn Sketchbooks have a variety of styles of paper to please any artist. And, not only can artists use both wet and dry media in these sketchbooks, they can use them both together on the same pages because of the paper's weight and specification. 

  • Alpha Series- Heavyweight, 150 gsm, white, medium grain paper perfect for dry media, light washes and ink.
  • Beta Series- Extra heavyweight, 270 gsm, white, cold press paper perfect for dry and wet media, watercolor or ink.
  • Delta Series- Extra heavyweight, 270 gsm, ivory, cold press paper perfect for dry and wet media, watercolor and ink.
  • Gamma Series- Heavyweight, 150 gsm, ivory, medium grain paper perfect for dry media, light washes and ink.
  • Epsilon Series- Heavyweight, 150 gsm, white, smooth paper that is perfect for pen and ink, dry media and light washes.
  • Zeta Series- Extra heavyweight, 270 gsm, white, smooth paper that is perfect for dry and wet media, watercolor and ink.