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Canson® XL® ranges

Canson® XL® Croquis, Extra White & Recycled

Canson® XL® Croquis is a lightweight, 90 gsm, ivory colour, acid-free paper with plenty of bulk, ideal for quick sketches or studies in pencil, pastel, charcoal, sanguine.
This paper is also available in a pure white colour: Canson® XL® Extra White.

For environmentally aware artists, Canson® XL® is available in a genuine 160 gsm drawing paper, made from recycled paper. It withstands erasing and scraping, and will not flake. Its light, finely honeycombed grain, has plenty of scope for material effects.

For use with pencil, lead pencil, charcoal, sanguine ink, pen and gouache.

This product is unavailable in Australia.

Weight or thickness

90 and 160 gsm

Colours and textures

Canson® XL® Croquis et XL® Extra Blanc : papier bouffant
Canson® XL® Recyclé : grain finement alvéolé

Recommended techniques

Ideal for: pencil, pastel, charcoal and sanguine


  • Pad: 21 x 29,7 cm and 29,7 x 42 cm (XL® Croquis only)
  • Album:

- 14,8 x 21 cm
- 21 x 29,7 cm - 30 x 30 cm (Canson® XL® Croquis only)
- 29,7 x 42 cm
- 42 x 59,4 cm (Canson® XL® Croquis only)


Standard & Longevity guarantee

Xl® Recycled: acid-free
Xl® Croquis: Acid-free and without optical brightness additives.