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Canson Oil and Acrylic

Oil and Acrylic


The main characteristics of oil paint and acrylic are their opacity and the impasto effects they permit. But that is as far as the comparison goes. Acrylic is water soluble whereas oil paint requires solvents. Acrylic dries fast, whereas oil is particularly slow.
Oil painting is undoubtedly still the most noble, academic technique, but acrylic is more recent and accessible with increasing numbers of enthusiats, both among amateurs and professionals.


Dedicated to oil painting, Figueras® paper offers a texture similar to a canvas. It is easy to carry and can even be laminated on a board.
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The new quality of Canson® Acrylic paper is an excellent choice for artists working with the increasingly popular acrylic technique. This paper is distinguished by its thickness and...

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XL® Oil and Acrylic

XL® Huile et Acrylique is a resilient paper dedicated to oil painting although it is also perfect for achieving opacity and relief effects with acrylic paints.
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Graduate Oil and Acrylic

Canson® Graduate Oil & Acrylic pads feature thick white paper, with a high-performance, durable and absorbent coating. Containing 20 sheets of 290gsm paper, they are perfect to learn...

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Palette paper offers a convenient alternative to a traditional palette, sparing you the tedious task of cleaning it with solvent. The pads, with their palette-shaped cut-outs, consist of paper...

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