June 22nd, 2019

Giveaway Winners Announced

We’re pleased to announce that the following are the winners of our Square Sketchbook Giveaway contest:

Patricia Barbero Annelein Beukenkamp Bonnie Fogg Ana Gonzalez Shirley Lewis Alejandro Morales Anjali Mittal Raffaela Mori Andre Slu Alida Wings

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all for participating. Please look for our next giveaway coming soon.

June 13th, 2019

Square Sketchbook Giveaway

We’re giving away ten of our new 7½” x 7½” softcover sketchbooks. Winners can choose one sketchbook from the following series in which this new size is offered: • Alpha Series • Beta Series • Zeta Series • Nova Trio (toned paper – mixed sheets)

TO ENTER CONTEST: Simply email us with your name to: […]

May 21st, 2019

Stillman & Birn Arrive en France

We are very pleased to announce that Stillman & Birn has finally arrived in France thanks to our new partners at Aqaurelle et Pinceaux ( www.aquarelleetpinceaux.com ).

Thank you M. and Mme. Laisné and the rest of the Aquarelle et Pinceaux team!

April 25th, 2019

Coming Soon: Square Softcover Sketchbooks

Stillman & Birn sketchbooks will soon be available in a square shape: 7½” x 7½” (19 x 19 cm.) These new sketchbooks will be made in four varieties: Alpha Series – Item 101750S Beta Series – Item 301750S Zeta Series – Item 901750S Nova Trio – Item 399750S

Square-shaped drawing surfaces have a completely balanced […]

April 19th, 2019

Coming Soon

The reveal: 4/24/19 – 8:00 P.M. EST In the meantime, guesses welcome


December 7th, 2018

Holiday Giveaway

We’re giving away ten Stillman & Birn sketchbook sets. The set consists of a 5½ x 8½ portrait and a 3½ x 5½ landscape sketchbook. The sketchbooks are our popular softcover bindings, which are lightweight, robust and open remarkably flat. Winners can choose one of six paper options from our core series, Alpha through Zeta.


November 18th, 2018

Introducing Nova Trio

Nova Trio is a wirebound sampler sketchbook that has mixed sheets of the three Nova Series shades, beige, grey and black. This product allows artists to compare the same drawing on different shades of paper and to experiment with the three Nova shades before investing in a sketchbook of a single shade.

Nova Series toned […]

December 31st, 2017

Happy New Year

We wish you a happy, healthy and peaceful new year.

Shown here: “Fireworks over Kyoto” (1948) Artist: Kōichi Okumura, Japan Woodblock Print

December 11th, 2017

Holiday Giveaway

We’re giving away ten Stillman & Birn Nova Series sketchbooks together with a Caran d’Ache Gouache Studio set. The gouache set contains five 10 ml tubes: magenta, cyan, yellow, black, and white. The Nova Series sketchbook is a 5½” x 8½” softcover binding; winners can choose from the three paper options (beige, grey or black). […]

November 27th, 2017

Nova Series Sample Pack Giveaway Winners Announced

These are the 100 winners of our Nova Series sample paper packet giveaway. Congratulations to all. Please look for our annual Holiday Giveaway coming next week.

November 20th, 2017

Nova Series Sample Paper Giveaway

We’re giving away 100 sample packs of Stillman & Birn’s new Nova Series mixed media toned paper. The 5” x 7” packs contain 15 sheets, 5 of each of the three Nova Series shades: beige, grey and black.

Nova Series toned art papers support mixed media artwork. These papers are suitable for: colored pencil, ink, […]

May 31st, 2017

Nova Series – Coming Soon


January 30th, 2017

Happy Chinese New Year – 新年快乐

To all our friends who celebrate, we wish you a year of good luck and good fortune in the Year of the Rooster

​A​rtist: Leonie Cheetham, Australia Media: Watercolo​r and ​​ink​ Surface: Alpha Series – Heavyweight – 150 – gsm – White – Medium Grain Finish

December 31st, 2016

Best Wishes for a Happy & Healthy New Year

“The Rocket” (1909) Artist: Edward Middleton Manigault (1887 – 1922) Medium: Oil on canvas Location: Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio

December 23rd, 2016

Happy Holidays

We wish you all the best for a wonderful holiday filled with joy and the love of family and friends.

The Stillman & Birn Team


December 4th, 2016

Holiday Giveaway – Winners Announced

Lindsay Baker Irina Chtypel (Nikira) Sophie Delesque Stacy Egan Jacqueline Lee Kiri Østergaard Leonard Jennifer McLean C.C. (Minerva) Peyton Peggy Rustler Jessica Seacrest

November 26th, 2016

Holiday Giveaway

We’re giving away ten holiday gifts sets. Each set contains two of our Softcover Edition sketchbooks, a 5½” x 8½” (14.0 x 21.6 cm) portrait format and a 5½” x 3½” (14.0 x 8.9 cm) landscape format. Winners can choose a set from any of our six series (Alpha through Zeta).


TO ENTER: Simply […]

July 11th, 2016

Softcover Edition Sketchbooks Are Back

We’re pleased to announce that our Softcover Edition sketchbooks are now available again at our retail and online selling partners.

• Sewn-bound, lightweight, flexible and rugged • Same great mixed media paper as in our hardcover sketchbooks • Deluxe soft-touch, colored covers • Finished with rounded corners – prevents edges from fraying • Three portrait […]

February 4th, 2016

Goodbye 8.5″ x 11″….Hello A4

We’re discontinuing our 8.5″ x 11″ hardbound size and replacing it with 8.25″ x 11.75″, commonly known as “A4”. It’s a small adjustment — .25″ on one side and .75″ on the other — that brings our range of sizes into allignment with the global trend favoring A4.


December 31st, 2015

Best Wishes for a Happy New Year

May your 2016 be a year of good health, prosperity, peace, happiness…and great art!

“The Rocket”, Edward Middleton Manigault (1887 – 1922) Oil on canvas Columbus Museum of Art