Canson, paper is our most popular range. Often uses by both Pastel artists and Paper Cutters. The beautiful surface texture of Canson papers lends itself to many creative techniques. 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.