The quest for the perfect long point sharpener – where does it end?! With so many products to choose from, this task on a good day can be challenging. The price point varies greatly as well as the options available. Electric or Manual? Battery-operated or plug-in? Hand-held or desktop? This review may not give you … Continue reading AFMAT Long Point Sharpener Review
One of the most common questions asked by beginner colored pencil artists in Facebook forums revolves around what pencils to buy and also what paper to pair it with. Recently I did a review of one of Derwent's latest addition to their product line - Lightfast paper. Fans of the Lightfast and INKTENSE colored pencils … Continue reading Derwent Inktense Paper Review
Derwent is continuing to position themselves as front runners in the colored pencil world with their latest addition to their product line. Fans of the Lightfast and INKTENSE colored pencils can now pair their favorite with a specially designed paper formulated to perform with each respective product. One of the most common questions asked by … Continue reading Derwent Lightfast Review
Slice has been gaining a lot of popularity in the colored pencil world lately, especially with pet portrait artists. The ceramic blades are a safer and innovative alternative to the traditional X-Acto brand knives that are commonly used for creating texture in animal fur and human hair. One of the many advantages of this tool … Continue reading Does Slice Make the Cut?
Cezanne by Creative Mark, previously known as P. Cezanne, is continuing to take on the colored pencil landscape with their newest line of watercolor pencils. I really enjoyed their traditional colored pencil line so it piqued my interest to see that they now have a watercolor pencil line. I'm a big fan of using watercolor … Continue reading Cezanne Watercolor Pencils Review
One of the most beloved brands in the colored pencil world is easily Faber-Castell. With a reputation dating back to 1761 in Stein, Germany, they are assuredly experts in their ability to craft a pencil worthy of the most discerning of artists. The company released the newest edition to their colored pencil collection, Goldfaber, in … Continue reading Goldfaber vs Polychromos