Flexible and lightweight, the Strathmore Softcover Sketch Art Journal holds 160 pages of acid-free , 60 lb (89 gsm) paper. Ideal for quick studies or practice with any dry media, Strathmore 400 Series paper is a general-purpose , heavyweight sketch paper that can be used with graphite pencils, colored pencils, charcoal, sketching sticks, soft pastels, and oil pastels. The journal's velvety "softcover" is a rich, dark brown color, and the durable Smyth-sewn binding allows pages to lie flatter. The Strathmore Softcover Sketch Art Journal is available in a variety of convenient, portable sizes. Made in the USA.