As an artist starting in the coloured pencil medium, you may be confused by the range of coloured pencils available. You have a limited budget, yet you want to learn with the best available tools. Let's find out which are the best coloured pencils to use and why. This post will provide a quick introduction to using coloured pencils, which will be followed by examples of a green capsicum drawn with different types of pencils. Then this post will look at colour wheels and see if there are … [Read more...] about Which are the best coloured pencils – oil or wax – and why?
non-lightfast coloured pencils
We're continuing to explore the coloured pencil sets from our post comparing oil-based and wax-based coloured pencils. Following our analysis of the lightfast pencils in the Prismacolor Premier range, this post looks at the range's non-lightfast coloured pencils. Lightfast ratings III, IV and V are considered to be non-lightfast. We recently had a closer look at the 150 coloured pencils in the Prismacolor Premier range. We found that of that range, 25 have a lightfast rating of III, … [Read more...] about The 65 non-lightfast Prismacolor Premier pencils
The interactive colour chart below shows the non-lightfast coloured pencils in the Prismacolor Premier coloured pencil range. These are the pencils with a lightfast rating of III, IV or V. As Prismacolor Premier pencils don't have lightfast ratings listed on the individual pencils, the ratings for each pencil has been identified from the Prismacolor colour chart. This disclaimer explains how the colour analysis was done. A recent blog post provided a closer look at the 65 non-lightfast … [Read more...] about Non-lightfast Prismacolor Premier Interactive Chart