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Designed to appeal to students, Canson XL pads contain more sheets at a comparable or better price than other value pads in the marketplace. What’s more, because they’re developed in consultation with art professors who use Canson’s professional artist papers as a benchmark, XL papers incorporate many professional performance characteristics — at a value price.
Canson XL pads feature superior construction and heavier-weight cover materials than other value brands, and every product in the line is manufactured using environmentally friendly, sustainable processes. Acid-free.
These wirebound pads contain microperforated true-size sheets and 14 point heavyweight covers for durability. Developed and tested by art professors, these sheets feature a special surface formulation that ensures clean erasing and exceptional performance. 70 lb (114 gsm) weight.
Mix Media Pads
Canson XL Mix Media Pads contain more sheets at a comparable or better price than other value pads in the marketplace. The 98 lb (160 gsm) paper features heavy sizing, making it excellent for watercolor and acrylics, as well as dry media. The fine tooth paper erases well and blends easily. The true size sheets are micro-perforated.
Oil and Acrylic Pads
The French-made paper in Canson XL Oil and Acrylic Pads has a canvas-like texture and a bleedproof barrier that eliminates the need for priming before applying oils or acrylics. Each pad holds 24 sheets of natural white, heavyweight, acid-free paper, glued into a convenient foldover cover. 136 lb, 290 gsm.
These sketch pads contain medium-tooth white drawing paper, suitable for pencil, charcoal, and other dry media. 50 lb (74 gsm) weight.
Canson XL Watercolor Pads feature 30 sheets of 140 lb (300 gsm) student-quality paper, ideal for a variety of watercolor and mixed-media techniques. The paper is acid-free with a cold press texture. The pads feature a heavyweight fold-over cover that makes them ideal for field work as well as the studio.
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By The Winner
from Coquille, OR
Comments about Canson XL Pads:
I by your products for my Granddaughters. They got a scetch book for a gift. After that they wouldn't use any other products but yours. They love all your art line!!!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Zion, Illinois
Canson multimedia drawing pads are the best that I've used, and I've tried quite a few different tablets.
Great art journal
Great for mixed media and love the spiral. A good size - not too small but not too big.
from Comanche, TX
Great pad to use in art class.
Canson has great papers for reasonable prices… I often use their Mixed Media and Watercolor papers.
Best Mixed media paper
from Jackson, MS
I bought these for an art class and the pricing was perfect for the budget. Versatile and sturdy materials for all ages.
By The Artist's Mom
from Walnut Creek, CA
My daughter is an art student and this pad was a gift. She loves to paint and draw and this paper is fantastic. It is thick and holds up well with all of the paint.
first time using these; they're great
from Corona, CA
im a new and young artist so i dont have many options when it comes to buying cheap and great quality items. these are great,but ive only used them for graphite work. even better that they have perforations.
A loved gift
from Memphis, TN
My nephew loves this sketch book for its size and the versatility of mediums! It was delivered in a good timing, too.
Canson Watercolor Pads
By Art Cookie
from Frisco, TX
I use Canson Watercolor Pads for student work in watercolor, tempera and acrylic. The paper holds up with limited buckling. Color is luminous and bright for watercolor and the paper stands up to heavy erasing and reworking. There are 30 sheets to a taped pad and the variety of sizes makes this paper not only easy to use but a good buy.
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