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Derwent Shade and Tone Set

Manufacturers of art materials are always looking for new ways to bring existing products to more people, often in different forms. The Derwent Shade and Tone Set is a recent example of that. I’m not testing a lot of stuff right now (downsizing, blah, blah, blah; and a lot of paint I want to use […]


Derwent XL Graphite—Big Bars of Graphite

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Derwent Graphitints Redux

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Graphitints Revisited and Paper


Before leaving the topic of Graphitints I wanted to make a comment about the blog comments, or some of them, because several people writing in had questions and I wasn’t sure how best to address them. So I’m going to do that in this post rather than answer the individual emails. This might not be protocol for blogs but it is going to work for me this morning, while I also work out some more features of this blogging software.

1. When buying art materials realize that a lot of companies don’t care that what they are selling isn’t archival because there is a huge buying population that also doesn’t care. (We need to find that buying


Derwent Graphitints Fading!

  I love drawing with colored pencils. Several years ago when Derwent came out with an new line, Graphitints, I tried them as soon as I could get my hands on some. I loved that each pencil’s color was muted by the addition of graphite. The subdued palette was a delight for nature sketching. Equally […]

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