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Soft Pastels and Pastel Pencils: Derwent Pastel Collection (review)

When I was in my early teens, my grandfather bought me a set of Derwent Pastel Pencils. I used them a few times, but found them scratchy and unpleasant to use, and ended up selling them a few years later. … Continue reading

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Coloured Pencils: Blue Glass Bottle (demonstration)

It’s been a while since I did an art demonstration post, so I thought I should do one before I get too busy with uni again. Since I’ve been playing with coloured pencils a lot lately, I decided I’d try … Continue reading

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Pencils: Derwent Coloursoft Pencils (review)

I love art supplies in nice, wooden boxes. Usually I don’t buy them because they’re a lot more expensive than the same set in a metal tin, but occasionally you find someone on eBay selling a used boxed set for … Continue reading

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Pencils: Derwent Artists Pencils (review)

Most of us had at least one set of coloured pencils as a child, usually some cheap Crayolas or Faber-Castells or other sets you can get for a few dollars in the newsagent. If we were really lucky, however, we … Continue reading

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Watersoluble Crayons and Oil Pastel Brands (comparison)

Time for another art supply comparison post, this time on water-soluble pastels and crayons! As with my coloured pencil comparison, I’m only testing products that are marketed as ‘Artist Grade’. The crayons/pastels I’ll be testing in this post are: Caran … Continue reading

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Coloured Pencil and Watercolour Pencil Brands (comparison)

With the multitude of coloured pencil brands to choose from, it’s understandable that the beginner artist might face some confusion when trying to decide which one is best for them. This can depend on several factors, from colour range and … Continue reading

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Pencils: Derwent Graphitint Pencils (review)

Derwent are known for bringing out new and interesting art products on a regular basis, and five or six years ago, they released the Derwent Graphitint pencils. Since the full range consisted of only 24 colours, I figured buying it … Continue reading

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