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A4 Winsor & Newton (Not Ring bound) sketchbook | Product Review

A4 Winsor & newton hard back sketchbook | Fab or Fail |

After only using this sketchbook for 2 weeks I have a very strong opinion on whether I love it or hate it. I can confirm for my personal use that this sketchbook is totally a …..

FAIL!!!!

I have NEVER in my art career even with cheap, scrap sketchbooks, had one where the pages literally fall out by turning the page to have a flat surface to work on. So far every page has done this and I have had to stick them back in using masking tape which ruins the look and feel of a ‘supposingly’ good sketchbook!!

As you can see down below the glue has separated to create holes which probably why the pages has fallen out. Considering the price of £11.99, I feel like this sketchbook is defiantly not worth it. I brought this sketchbook because I wanted a more ‘branded’ good quality sketchbook so I paid more for it as its one of the most known art brands in the UK, however this sketchbook has proven to be a disgrace and I hope this is just a faulty one not the whole batch :). Whilst I purchased this sketchbook, I also purchased the same brand in A3 that is ring bound. I’m not a fan of ring bound but I will see how that goes and I pray its better than this one.

I would rate this a 2/10. The paper is quite good quality however its impossible to work without sticking the pages in securely as they fall a move out.

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