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Designed to appeal to students, Canson XL papers are developed in consultation with art professors who use Canson's professional artist papers as a benchmark. As a result, Canson XL Mix Media Paper incorporates many professional performance characteristics — at a value price!
Available in two weights, this acid-free paper features heavy sizing, making it excellent for watercolor and acrylics, as well as dry media such as markers, pastels, colored pencils, pencils, and pen-and-ink. The fine tooth paper erases well and blends easily.
XL Mixed Media Rolls
Canson XL Mix Media Rolls are great for creating artworks large or small without being restricted by a particular paper size. Use them for finished artwork, or for practicing and perfecting techniques.
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Happy with the quality and price.
from Tampa, Fl.
Comments about Canson XL Mix Media Paper:
I like this for marker drawings. Love that it is 4ft tall.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Great paper for multiple purposes
By Frank M
from Annandale VA
Bought this to do full-scale drawings preliminary to painting. A pleasure to use, though better than needed for this purpose. no problems. Canson makes great products.
Would buy this product again
from New Brunswick, Canada
Large quantity of paper for very good price, excellent for colored pencils.
Good quality and thick
By Volunteer for Church Program
from N VA
Thicker (better quality than we expected). Good value. Wish it came in larger rolls.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Your crazy to buy any other paper for studies/practice!
from Massanutten, VA
I had to review this ABSOLUTELY EXCELLENT product because it is awesome & I see one negative review that requires attention. I'm using this paper for practice in mixed media (collage & acrylic paint) did i mention I PAINT on this paper and it holds up!!! Slight curling of edges after completely drying (not while painting), but gessoing both sides with Blick masters gesso (also a great product) greatly reduces/practically eliminates curling. It is not expensive 300lb water color paper, it is VERY inexpensive heavy weight 98lb QUALITY, mixed media paper. It preforms beautifully even when I apply water to my caran d'ache crayon marks! Originally, I started with the 18X24 pad, but since I try to paint daily this roll is such an excellent value its practically free! I've not used the entire roll yet since I just got it a few days ago, but even if the last couple yards are wrinkled/unusable it is still the best value around and I'll use that piece as a craft paper to protect my work surface! There is no other paper at 98lbs for such a low price, notta, nowhere, this is it and its great! Thanks again Blick, now I can 'practice' large scale painting without breaking the bank. 48"X10yds
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Slight curling, with only one side gesso'd
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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Fast and affordable!
By Paper flowers
from Houston, tx
I was really happy to find this product at such a great price! I needed a huge quantity of it for a project and had to keep reordering. Delivery was always much faster than estimated and this particular product was almost half the price compared to an in store purchase!
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
you get what you pay for
from Tucson AZ
Got this roll and the last 3-4 yards were unusable because they were wrinkled, it's also wrapped so tight that it is hard to unroll without getting dings and creases in it. Ok for just doing studies I guess.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Heavier weight paper excellent for mixed media.
Canson XL Mixed Media Paper
from Oakland, Ca
It used the paper to make banners. I think I would've used a thicker paper but there are really no other options for the value, trust me, I searched far and wide. I got 16 rolls at 30' a piece which is impossible to beat for that price. I think it was 98 lb paper. I guess, the only way to beat it would be if there was 150 lb paper for a similar deal but there aren't - the paper price goes up exponentially for lb. increase. So for the value, it makes good due and I would recommend.
I keep buying it
from Los Angeles
This paper is a great deal for the size of roll it is....no other on the menu at that size without costing a fortune.. It is great for sorted mediums except too much paint or water makes it bubble so careful....Drawings and pastel are best!
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