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Canson® Drawing and Sketch ranges

Canson® XL® Croquis and XL® Extra White

The Canson®  XL® range was specifically developed to meet the needs of art students. As they use large quantities of paper, the XL® range features tough pads, with as many as 120 sheets per pad, at a competitive price! XL® also provides them with an opportunity to try out different textures and basis weights according to their personal tastes and the technique involved. There are XL® pads for sketching, drawing, layout and mixed techniques.


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.

Weight or thickness

90 gsm

Colours and textures

Paper with plenty of bulk

Recommended techniques

Ideal for: pencil, pastel, charcoal and sanguine


  • Canson® XL® Croquis

- Pad: 21 x 29,7 cm and 29,7 x 42 cm

- Spiral pad: 14,8 x 21 cm - 21 x 29,7 cm - 30 x 30 cm - 29,7 x 42 cm and 42 x 59,4 cm 

  • Canson® Xl® Extra White

Spiral pad: 14,8 x 21 cm - 21 x 29,7 cm and 29,7 x 42 cm

Standard & Longevity guarantee


Without optical brightness additives (XL® Croquis only).