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Pencils: Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Pencils (review)

One of the coloured pencil brands I’d often seen discussed on art forums but had never tried was Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor pencils. For a long time I didn’t bother investing in any, since I already have full sets of a … Continue reading

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Soft Pastels: Rembrandt Soft Pastels (review)

Five years ago when I was starting to get back into art seriously (after having done very little for a good ten years), I was still trying to work out what mediums I was interested in, since I’d only really … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Rembrandt (review)

A while ago I had a voucher to use up for Jackson’s UK (online art supplier who I’ve often purchased from) and though I didn’t really NEED more watercolours, I decided I’d try the Rembrandt colours, which were fairly cheap. … Continue reading

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Watercolour Lightfastness Testing – Part 4 (conclusion)

The lightfastness tests for my watercolours were finished some time ago, but though I removed the charts from the windows, I was unable to scan them because Windows 8 decided it didn’t want to recognise my scanner anymore, and I … Continue reading

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Watercolour Lightfastness Testing – Part 3

When I scanned my watercolour charts after hanging them in my window for four months (see Part 2), only the most fugitive pigments had faded. Now, after eight months, it’s time to see if there’s been any more significant change… … Continue reading

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Watercolour Lightfastness Testing – Part 2

Well, my sheets of watercolour swatches have been in my window for four months now (if you want to see the originals, head to Part 1). Let’s see how they’re going… Yellows and Yellow Earths VERY slight fading noticeable in the … Continue reading

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Watercolour Lightfastness Testing – Part 1

One of the most important things for artists to consider when selecting colours is whether or not the pigments that make up those colours are lightfast. There are many discussions on this topic over at WetCanvas and recently someone came … Continue reading

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