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Stabilo CarbOthello pastel pencils review and playing with Acrylic Paint

It’s that time of year again where all sorts of colds and bugs are going round, and unfortunately I finally succumbed to it this week! Being ill sucks but I was still determined to get some art done in between my sneezing and coughing! My review of Stabilo CarbOthello pastel pencils is now available for… Continue reading Stabilo CarbOthello pastel pencils review and playing with Acrylic Paint

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Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils Review

My review on Staedtler Mars Lumograph pencils is up on Youtube now! In the video I discuss my opinions and experiences using these pencils and show you how I used them for creating a drawing of my cat, Suki. Check it out if you’re interested in trying out this brand for your graphite drawings! And here’s… Continue reading Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils Review

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Powder Blender tutorial!

Phew! A lot of updates this week. 3 completed full-blown drawings and two videos within one week is probably my best ever rate of production, though I should probably sleep at some point! 😂 Earlier on in the week I recorded an in-depth video review of the full coloured pencil painting kit  in which I discuss my opinions… Continue reading Powder Blender tutorial!

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Caran d’Ache Neocolor II product review and lightfastness ratings

Disclaimer: Please be advised that this blog is not affiliated with any art supply manufacturers/providers and that anything stated in this blog post is solely the opinion of the blogger. This review discusses watersoluble Caran D’ache Neocolor II wax pastels, not to be confused with Neocolor I, which are not water soluble. The lightfastness ratings… Continue reading Caran d’Ache Neocolor II product review and lightfastness ratings

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Product Review: Faber Castell Graphite Aquarelle watersoluble graphite pencils

Disclaimer: Please be advised that this blog is not affiliated with any art supply manufacturers/providers and that anything stated in this blog post is solely the opinion of the blogger. The set comes with five pencils ranging from HB to 8B as well as an included paint brush. There is a good range of values… Continue reading Product Review: Faber Castell Graphite Aquarelle watersoluble graphite pencils

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Product Review: Derwent Graphic Pencils

Being an artist whom works regularly in graphite I try to experiment with as many different brands of pencil as possible. Caran D’ache Grafwood pencils are my current tools of choice, however my interest was peaked when a fellow artist was having a discussion on Facebook about how happy she was with using Derwent Graphic pencils for her portraits. Curious, I decided to hop down to my local stationery shop to buy them and try them out.