Tag Archives: coloured pencils

Biographies and Art Technique Books

I bought 4 new books and 2 used books that looked interesting for biography art techniques. 1) How to Draw & Paint Animals: Learn to Draw with Colored Pencil Step by Step by Debra Kauffman Yaun – another excellent Walter … Continue reading

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Final Organization of Coloured Pencils

Well, there must be an finality to it because I spent too much money in the last two weeks. It will really be the final time I have more than $10 to spend on art supplies. Curry’s, our art store … Continue reading

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My Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils Arrive

Not that I was waiting for them or anything. I was dancing around singing about the Purolator man coming, and he finally came at Noon today. The order was perfect with no mistakes in the open stock pencils I ordered. … Continue reading

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More Fiddling with Prismacolor Coloured Pencil Charts

Today’s imperative was to get lightfastness charts and do up actual colour sample of the Prismacolor Verithin pencils in my set of 36. My Verithins were in the usual mess, and while there wasn’t a blank chart available for them … Continue reading

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Organization of Prismacolor Coloured Pencils

This is a great blank chart for 150 Prismacolor coloured pencils by Lauren Nash at Transient Art: http://transientart.com/inspiration/printables/ This has a slightly different set-up and is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. The woman who designed it is Carole Parsons, and I … Continue reading

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The Land of Pre-Retirement Art Supplies

Upon realizing that our income will be substantially less upon retirement in the summer, I thought I’d better get the Faber-Castell Polychromos coloured pencils that have been on my wish list. I’ve been stocking up on odd things for about … Continue reading

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