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?
Derwent is fast becoming a popular choice amongst artists working in the colored pencil medium. With a history dating back to 1832 in Britain though they are not by any means new to the scene. The pencils are still manufactured in the UK today and with a very apparent and genuine commitment to hearing the … Continue reading Derwent Metallic Review
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