From the manufacturer:
Hardbound Sketch Journals: 400 Series Sketch paper bound in a brown-black cover. This general purpose, heavyweight sketch paper is intended for practice of techniques or quick studies with any dry media. Journal Features: Lightly-textured, matte cover in dark chocolate brown. Durable Smyth-sewn binding allows pages to lay flatter. Weight: 60 lb. / 89 g/m2; Surface: Fine Tooth; Media Applications: Graphite pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, sketching stick, soft pastel, oil pastel
Hardbound Mixed Media Journals: This professional quality paper is internally sized for wet media with durable vellum finish for drawing techniques. 100% cotton fiber, acid free, lignin free, archival. Weight: 90 lb. / 190 g/m2; Media Applications: Watercolor, gouache, acrylic, graphite, pen and ink, colored pencil, marker, pastel and collage.
Artists want paper choices. Thats why we expanded our Art Journal collection to include softcover formats with sketch, toned sketch, drawing, watercolor and mixed media papers.
Durable Smyth-sewn binding allows pages to lay flatter.
Velvety softcover in rich dark brown, in a flexible, light weight format. Made in the U.S.A.