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Canson Sketching



A nomadic technique, sketching is an everyday and spontaneous practice of artists. In all circumstances, they must be able to draw a silhouette, erase, start again...
A paper with plenty of bulk, a fine or smooth grain, a practical format, a good pencil, an eraser, and it's up to you to sketch!

"C" à grain® 125 gsm

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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XL® Sketch

XL® Sketch is a paper that has been specially designed for art students who use large quantities of paper and do lots of sketches.
It is an acid-free, ivory-coloured paper with...

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1557® 120gsm

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® Sketch Extra-white

XL® Sketch Extra-white is a paper that has been specially designed for art students who use large quantities of paper and do lots of sketches.
It is an acid-free, extra-white...

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Graduate Sketching

Canson® Graduate Sketching pads feature a lightweight, slightly bulky white paper. Containing 40 sheets of lightly textured paper on which it's so easy to rub things out, they’re perfect...

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Ingres Ecoles

Ingres Ecoles is an authentic art paper with a natural white colour.
Its traditional laid surface grips to and retains pigments without being abrasive. It is the ideal paper for dry...

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180° Art Book™

This Canson® 180° Art Book™ of 80 sheets with rounded corners can be opened completely flat for unlimited artistic expression.
Elegant and solid black cover.

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Universal Art Book™

With its round corners it is easier to transport and more durable. It also has a very useful pocket for loose papers/items.Its elastic closing system is innovative: being attached to the interior...

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One Art Book™

This attractively priced Canson® One Art Book™ is an indispensable daily companion.

Canson® 100 gsm drawing paper.

Lightly textured black cover....

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Whizz Book

Whizz Book is dedicated to daily quick drawing and note taking. The 80gsm recycled paper inside the Whizz Book has a light grain surface which retains the pigments of graphite and allows the pencil...

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Notes Book

Easy to carry and with a fine spiral binding, the Canson® Notes Books are easy to handle and don't tear easy. Made of a light grain white paper, they are perfect for day-to-day notes, as...

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Spontaneous, everyday practice, sketching is a popular technique with artists on the move. You need to be able to draw a figure, erase and start again, wherever you are. So, with fairly bulky paper, a fine or smooth grain, a practical format, a good pencil and an eraser - it's time for you to sketch! 


Enhance your artistic style with sketching paper 

The first step towards a beautiful illustration is choosing your sketching paper. Your sketch paper will define the nature of your drawing, so you need to choose a medium that suits the way you work. 
Canson® sketching papers are available in a range of sizes, formats and weights to complement all your artistic work. You're sure to find the right version to bring all your ideas to life! 


Illustrate your daily reflections on life 

It's essential to have a good quality medium to show off your artistic talents, and that's why our sketching papers are designed to help you illustrate your world down to the smallest detail. 
Unlike drawing paper, sketching paper is lighter and more suitable for sketching and all the artistic experiments you can undertake on the go. 
Canson® sketching paper, available in thick pads, gives you a particularly pleasant surface to work on. Whichever you choose, our sketching paper has a light texture that responds very well to your pencil and readily accepts the colours you use. 


Select the sketching paper that's right for you

Whatever your style, Canson® paper gives you room to express your artistic spirit! It is ideal for dry techniques such as pencil or charcoal and lends itself ideally to sketches, studies and other kinds of illustrations.