All tagged Derwent

Derwent Lightfast 72 Set

Around this time last year, Derwent released their brand new Lightfast pencil and it was met with amazing reviews from so many colored pencil artists. However, at the time Derwent announced the release of these outstanding pencils, they mentioned a 12 set, 24 set, 36 set, 48 set and 72 set with rumours of a 100 set being released

Christmas Gift Ideas For The Artist In Your Life

It’s that time of year and trying to find the perfect gift for the loved one, friend or family member can be challenging at the best of times, never mind if they are artists. So, in true Art Gear Guide Style, always trying to help out, I have compiled a list of affordable, yet highly desirable girts for the artist in your life. Check out this article for some cracking ideas to help make your Christmas or Holidays be a memorable one.

The Best White Colored Pencil

Colored pencil artists, pastel artist and perhaps many other types of artists, are always on the lookout for the best, most opaque, white colored pencil, pastel pencil or whatever medium you are using. It seems, that everyone is seeking for the Holly-Grail of white opaque application, especially for colored pencil artists given the method of layering etc

Derwent Pencil Buddy

The Derwent Pencil Buddy looks gorgeous on any desk, whether or not it is modern or antique. The brilliant white plastic with geometric design looks stylish, however, it would be nice to have one or two other colors introduced to the pencil buddy.

Derwent Graphite Pencil Review

The shaft of the pencil comprises of traditional, high quality Cedar Wood, hexagonal and lacquered in a black matt finish. The core of the pencil is approximately 3.8mm with an 8mm barrel, allowing the user a generous core width for laying down graphite

Derwent Pastel Pencils

When I was asked to review these Derwent Pastel Pencils, I was really excited, I purchased my set quite a while back, however, it was the Derwent Pastel Collection, meaning that in the 38 set, there was 19 pastel pencils, 13 pastel blocks, blending stump, needed eraser, sharpener and a sandpaper block. As wonderful as this set is, especially for those looking to get into pastels, I am only concentrating on the pencils for this particular review.