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Here you will find news, reviews, current projects I am working on and featured questions from my Patreon followers. Links to Amazon, Dick Blick, and PicMonkey are affiliate links. I receive a small commission from them for referring you to their websites.
I purchased the Colored Pencil Painting Kit from Brush and Pencil. The products were created by Alyona Nickelson, author of the "Colored Pencil Painting Bible: Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultrarealistic Effects"
I've seen various things used as solvents mentioned on FB pages and I've seen videos, so I decided to do some research on what people are using for solvents. I tested baby oil (mineral oil), vaseline (petroleum jelly) and odorless mineral spirits.
The minute a photographer takes a picture, it is copyrighted by them. The absence of a copyright notice on a photo does not mean copyright doesn't apply or that there isn't one.
I've been saying for awhile that I have to pick up one of Karen Hull's tutorials. So, I finally did. I purchased her Still Life - Beer, Bread & Berries tutorial which is done on drafting paper.
Alyona Nickelsen's Colored Pencil Painting Kit is one of those items I bought and put aside with the intention of playing with it 'later'.
Many color pencil artists choose to seal their work with a fixative, also known as a sealant.
Why should a color pencil artist use acid-free or archival paper?