UPDATED: January 20, 2021 The Prismacolor Premier coloured pencil range holds 150 pencils. 85 are lightfast with ratings of I or II, and 65 are non-lightfast with ratings of III, IV or V. You have limited time and energy, yet you want to thoroughly know your coloured pencils. You know it will take time to make colour charts and to sort your pencils according to lightfastness and type. This post will help you get to know your pencil colours a bit better without you having to sit and … [Read more...] about Prismacolor Premier Coloured Pencils – a closer look
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UPDATED: January 20, 2021 The Luminance range of coloured pencils has expanded to 100. In July 2020, Caran d'Ache added 24 colours to their lightfast range of 76 coloured pencils. It now is a range of 100 lightfast coloured pencils. This post will illustrate how the new 24 pencils contribute to the colour families in the range. The previous 76 range is available in a set which is outlined here in a previous blog post. Use this post together with our post on colour harmonies to … [Read more...] about The 100 Luminance coloured pencils – a closer look
UPDATED: June 11, 2020 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 … [Read more...] about Which are the best coloured pencils – oil or wax – and why?