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Canson Drawing



This section is an invitation to explore the rich and varied world of white drawing paper. The Canson® range of white drawing paper is dedicated to dry techniques such as pencil, pastel, charcoal and even ink and markers.
A variety of textures, grains and base weights distinguish this exceptional collection in which both experienced artists and beginners will find the right paper for their work.

C à grain® 180 & 224 g/m²

The name "C" à grain® refers to this paper’s slightly grained texture that allows the artist to quickly achieve subtle effects of depth as well as shading between shadow and light. Its...

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1557® 180g/m²

Hiding beneath its apparant simplicity, 1557® is a rather sophisticated paper. The grain is neither too smooth nor too prominent, providing a subtle surface perfect for sketching,...

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XL® Drawing

XL® Drawing is a paper specially designed for all dry techniques (pencil, charcoal, pastel, pen).
Perfect for students, it is extremely resistant to erasing and scraping. Its...

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XL® Drawing recycled

For environmentally conscious students, Canson® has developed XL® Dessin Recyclé, a white paper made from 100% recycled fibres, which has been specially designed for dry...

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Graduate Drawing

Canson® Graduate Drawing pads feature a durable and lightly textured white drawing paper.

The surface stands up to repeated rubbing out without creating lint.


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Find the drawing paper that's just right for your artistic style!

Explore the rich and varied range of Canson® white drawing papers. These papers are designed for dry techniques, including pencil, pastel and charcoal, as well as ink and felt-tip pen. A variety of textures, grains and weights sets this exceptional collection apart, providing experienced artists and beginners alike with the medium they need to bring out the best in their work.

Draw on the medium that suits you best

The choice of support is of paramount importance for every artist. They must be able to work on drawing paper that suits their technique and style.
Whatever your area of expertise or level, you're sure to find the drawing paper you need in our catalogue. Canson® paper is essential for developing your creativity and offers you an incomparable medium for expressing all your emotions! 

A wide choice of formats 

Our Canson® drawing papers are available in different formats (sheets, rolls, spiral pads, glued pads, etc.) and are suitable for all situations. 
Brand new: Canson® papers are also available in travel notebook format. Featuring a beautifully padded imitation linen cover, they have a small inside pocket and fasten with a simple elastic band, so you can carry them with you on all your adventures!