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This newest addition to our products range is aimed at helping all kinds of artists to develop their style further. Whether drawing, painting, loosely sketching, or mix media rendering on the move or in the studio, the first and most essential tool is paper in a pad form.

The new Derivan pads range offers a range of options and has all your techniques covered, whether you would like to sketch, add a bit of colour or tonaly reverse your painting studies, there is a pad to assist you developing your next or initial creative step in your artwork.

These pads offer an excellent value for the beginner, hobbyist or the experienced artist looking for an affordable sketching media for studies, practice or final renderings requiring a professional finish.

each of the derivan art pads, the drawing pad, watercolour pad, and black pad
assorted sizes of the derivan drawing pad


Good quality and economical price make these glue bound drawing pads perfect for students and beginning artists. Suitable for pencil, charcoal, pen and ink and any other dry media. These pads contain 20 sheets of 140gsm heavy weight acid-free drawing paper.

Available in A2, A3, A4 and A5 sizes with a heavyweight cardboard backing to provide a stable sketching support.


assorted sizes of the derivan watercolour pad

Watercolour PadS

These medium texture watercolour paper pads are ideal for the student or professional artist alike. The cold pressed finish is suitable for watercolours, acrylics, gouache or any other mixed media application. Each pad contains 15 sheets of glue bound 300 gsm acid-free watercolour paper.

Available in A3, A4 and A5 sizes and feature a heavyweight cardboard backing.


assorted sizes of the derivan black pad


Derivan black pads are designed to allow the artist or student to create in a different way by providing a black surface which will bring brilliance and glow to light coloured drawings in pencil or other dry media techniques. Watch fluoresent and metallic colours stand out on its dark coloured surface. The pads contain 30 sheets of 150gsm card which is also suitable for scrapbooking and collage. Available in A3, A4 and A5 sizes.


Derivan Drawing Pads
AUD $ 3.04 AUD $ 3.04 3.04 AUD Add to Cart

AUD $ 3.34 AUD $ 3.34 inc GST

Derivan Black Pad
AUD $ 4.92 AUD $ 4.92 4.92 AUD Add to Cart

AUD $ 5.41 AUD $ 5.41 inc GST

Derivan Watercolour Pad
AUD $ 6.51 AUD $ 6.51 6.51 AUD Add to Cart

AUD $ 7.16 AUD $ 7.16 inc GST

Online orders from Derivan FAQ

About Us 

We are a second-generation family business and have been proudly making paint here at the Derivan Factory for over 50 years – located in Rhodes, Sydney Australia. We are never out of stock as we make it on site.

Where do we ship to?

Online ordering is only available in Australia at the moment for international orders please contact us @ [email protected]


What payment methods do you accept for online orders?


We accept Visa and MasterCard on our website.

Our sales staff can also process other payment types manually, contact us and we can do  your order over the phone.  


How can I track my internet order 

Our staff will be more than happy to provide you with a tracking number, call us on 02 97362022 or email us with your order number and we will send you your tracking number.


When will my order be dispatched?

For all orders received before noon, your order is dispatched the same day and next day after 12 pm. It is the utmost importance to get your order to you as swiftly as possible.


Is your product Australian Made?

All our paint is made here on-site at the Derivan Factory our customers are often surprised to hear that we manufacture our paint in Australia. Yes, it is proudly Australian  ma de, and you can be confident your online order is factory fresh with quality raw materials.