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Are artist canvases alright for large-scale ink/marker drawings?

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I've recently began drawing again, and it's been years since I've done it. I do a lot of drawings with pen (nice pens, not cheap ones, ones that are thicker and fuller and cost a bit more) and sharpie (fine point and super-fine point mainly). I've had this dream about doing large-scale drawings on an artist canvas (hopefully around 5'6''-7' tall and fairly wide), using varying-width markers and perhaps some ink (doing abstract splashing for effect). Simply, just black and white. Very organically (my drawings tend to emerge after randomly drawing lines, and have very bizarre, specific looks to them), where I'd just sort of draw as I usually do, with the hopes that I could fill the canvas up with figures, faces and patterns. However, I know little about artist canvases. Are they allright to draw on with marker/sharpie/ink? (I'm planning on buying a large range of sizes, from the thickest I can find to the tiniest for detail work).