Tag Archives: Watersoluble

Sketching Media: Cretacolor Creativo Drawing Set (review)

Though I mostly prefer working in colour, every now and then I go through a phase of feeling that I should practice sketching in monochrome, or at least using limited colours, to improve my drawing skills. When I mention this, … Continue reading

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Pencils: Prismacolor Premier Watercolour Pencils (review)

Several years ago after getting rid of my old Derwent Watercolour pencils, I was looking for some new, reasonably priced watersoluble pencils to replace them. At the time a lot of the alternatives (Caran d’Ache, Faber-Castell etc) were out of … Continue reading

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Watercolour Pencils: Two Chili Peppers (demonstration)

While cutting up vegetables for dinner, I decided to use two of the chili peppers I was going to cook as the basis for a small still life sketch. I had new little sketchbook and some Prismacolor Premier watercolour pencils … Continue reading

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Oil Pastels: Cretacolor AquaStics (review)

One of my orders from Jerry’s Artarama many years ago included a tin of Cretacolor AquaStics. Advertised as watersoluble oil pastels, they looked like a fun new sketching medium to try. Here is the colour chart for my set of … Continue reading

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Colouring Books: Painterly Days – The Woodland Watercolouring Book for Adults by Kristy Rice (review)

I’ve talked about colouring books before (about how they are not just for kids and about the different ways both artists and non-artistic people can benefit from them), but I’ve never really had any interest in buying one. Mainly because … Continue reading

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Crayons: Cretacolor Aqua Brique (review)

I’ve tried a few of Cretacolor’s art supplies (such as their Artists’ leads, and their AquaStics) and generally been quite happy with them. While trawling YouTube looking at various art demo videos, I came across Brevillier’s channel, which had a … Continue reading

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Oil Pastels: Crayola Portfolio Watersoluble Oil Pastels (review)

I often see sketching threads on the art forum I visit frequently where posters talk about using Crayola Portfolio oil pastels in their sketchbooks. I had some spare money a few months ago so I decided to grab some off … Continue reading

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