These softcover journals contain versatile cream-colored drawing paper that is ideal for sketching and finished work. The paper readily accepts pencil, charcoal and sketching sticks. It is also good for soft pastel, oil pastel, marker and pen & ink. The journal portrays a sophisticated look with the soft and smooth, dark-chocolate brown matte cover. The smyth-sewn binding allows the journal to open wide and lay flat. Each journal contains 96 pages of 80 lb. (130gsm) medium surface drawing paper. The journals are acid-free and made in the U.S.A.