For centuries the world's greatest artists have expressed themselves using Canson® papers. From the moment it was founded, Canson® has created artist papers that meet the most exacting quality standards, combining the savoir-faire of handcraftsmanship with innovative technologies. The proof can be seen in L’Aquarelle Canson® Héritage, born of our intimate history with the artists of yesterday and tomorrow.
This 100% cotton paper of traditional composition is mould-made using time honored paper making methods, giving it a unique sensory impression, a texture that is sensual to the touch, worthy of the finest “ handmade ” papers. Its innovative design allows for uniform washes. Capture vibrant and true-to-life colours, incredibly crisp rendering, all while ensuring brightness (wet or dry).
Mould-made using the technique closest to that of handcrafted paper, L’Aquarelle Canson® Héritage is now part of the very exclusive circle of papers with incomparable textures purists can distinguish from a thousand others. This unparalleled paper has many unique qualities.
L’Aquarelle Canson® Héritage is the quintessence of almost 500 years of know-how associated with all the latest technological advances in papermaking:
- Strong and absorbent; 100% cotton
- Mould-made for a sensual texture and strength
- An innovative sizing ensures uniform washes without accumulation of pigments. Colours are bright and vivid. Allows for ultra sharp brush strokes without smudges
- Easy to correct whether wet or dry
- An optimized working time: The paper remains at peak saturation longer giving the artist ample time to work larger areas
Weight or thickness
300 and 640 gsm
3 available textures: cold pressed, hot pressed, rough grain
Ideal for: watercolour
Full Imperial Sheet: 56 x 76 cm. (22" x 30")
Each pack contains 5 full imperial sheets of paper, which can be cut into 1/2 or 1/4 imperial at no extra charge.
Please note that if the paper is cut then there will no longer be deckled edges on all four sides. When the paper is cut, in half, there will be 3 deckle edges and when the paper is cut, in quarter, there will be 2 deckle edges.
I've been trying to find the perfect paper for my needs for some time and now I've found it! This paper doesn't disappoint. A Day (Mayfield, United Kingdom) on 1 Oct 2018