The paper is great, the sketchbook feels sturdy, and it's overall amazing. I love using it, it works fantastically, it feels nice to hold, and it's generally a really nice sketchbook. I don't know what else to say. It's a lovely sketchbook, and I'll be purchasing another in the future. If you're concerned about the strange texture on the sketchbook, it's not actually bad. It feels nice to actually touch, and the surface of the cover feels otherwise very smooth. I love using the sketchbook. I'm not saying this as an Ohuhu snob, this is actually my first Ohuhu purchase. I look forward to using Ohuhu more in the future!!!