Strathmore 400 Series Colored Pencil Pads are specially designed for use with colored pencils. The toothy surface of this paper allows colored pencils to be applied smoothly and evenly. The heavy weight, combined with the vellum surface of this versatile paper allows for application of multiple layers. The durable surface of this paper can handle the application of multiple layers and withstand repeated erasures. It is also excellent for use with pencil, charcoal, and other dry mediums.