The Daler Rowney Graduate Mixed Media Paper Pad with Pencil includes an A4 pad with 20 sheets of 240gsm (162lb) mixed media paper and an HB Lyra Graduate Graphite Pencil. The pad is gum bound on one of the short sides and is suitable for a range of painting and drawing techniques. It has a lightly textured surface perfect for working in pencil, pastel, pen and ink and is weighty enough to accept wet media like watercolour and acrylics. The Lyra Graduate Graphite Pencil included is ideal for quickly recording and sketching ideas. It has a high quality lead that can be easily erased to create clean and precise lines. Lyra Graduate pencils have a hexagonal barrel to ensure optimal grip and are made from FSC certified wood that is easily sharpened.