The Canson Artist Series was created for artists who want performance without compromise. It features fine quality paper that has been tested by professionals to ensure performance consistency. Ideal for pencil, colored pencils, pen & ink and charcoal drawings. Rough surface sheets are micro perforated for a clean edge when tearing out of the pad. Designed for a variety of dry media techniques, it is erasable and smudge-resistant. Wire bound on the side with an extra-heavy, chipboard back for stability. 65 lb. paper is acid-free. 100 sheets per pad. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2".