Canson Basic Artists' Series Sketchbooks are especially prepared for creative expression with a sturdy cover that protects the artwork inside to ensure that these sketchbooks will bring enjoyment for years to come. These sketchbooks feature 65 lb. acid-free paper with a durable black cover and binding.
Canson was founded in 1557 by the Montgolfier family. Its development and destiny are intertwined with the history of France and the history of Art. Rooted in tradition, Canson respects this heritage and its duty to always provide consumers with outstanding paper.
Innovation is in the genes of the company with the Montgolfier brothers' invention of the first hot-air balloon in 1782. But first and foremost, they were paper manufacturers. Over the centuries, the company has created numerous manufacturing processes for the art materials world.
Canson is a brand of excellence that is driven by centuries of experience, offering products that meet consumer expectations and delivering the highest quality papers in the world.