Great for use with iridescent and metallic watercolors, Shizen Black Watercolor Paper is handmade, 100% rag, 100% recycled and acid free. Internally and externally sized, this 140 lb. (300 gsm) paper is available in Cold Press, with a rough textureed surface, and Hot Press with a smooth texture. The 9 in. x 12 in. pack of 5 have 4 deckled edges. The 5 in. x 7 in. sheets are cut straight.