Strathmore 400 Series hardbound sketch books are general-purpose, heavyweight sketch pads intended for practice of techniques or quick studies with any dry media. Great for graphite and colored pencils, charcoal, sketching sticks, soft and oil pastels. 60 lb. fine tooth paper is bound in a lightly-textured, dark chocolate brown matte hard cover.
Strathmore 500 Mixed Media journals have a sophisticated look with lightly textured, matte cover in dark chocolate brown. 90 lb. paper for wet media with durable vellum finish for drawing techniques. Excellent for watercolor, gouache, acrylic, graphite, pen & ink, colored pencil, marker, pastel, collage. All Strathmore hardcover sketchbooks feature durable Smyth-sewn binding permitting pages to lie flatter, are lignin and acid-free, and made in the USA.