Arches® Watercolor pads are perfect for outdoor "plein air" painting and also convenient for travel. Arches Watercolor French Bound pads contain 12 sheets of Cold Press, Hot Press or Rough. These tape-bound watercolor pads contain 12 sheets of Arches watercolor paper. Made with natural gelatin sizing, each 100% cotton 140 lb. sheet is acid-free and has a natural white finish.