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NEW Derwent Ten Top Tips sheets

30/08/2012

NEW Derwent Ten Top Tips sheets

Discover how to get the most out of your Derwent fine art media and enhance your creativity with Derwent’s new Ten Top Tips sheets.

Discover how to get the most out of your Derwent fine art media and enhance your creativity with Derwent’s new Ten Top Tips sheets.

The informative Ten Top Tips sheets are free to download from www.pencils.co.uk, the home of Derwent fine art pencils. Under Expert Tips you will find sheets for all Derwent’s fine art media from the latest Artbar and Inktense blocks to the iconic Graphic pencil and the traditional Artists colour pencil.

Leading pencil artists have each divulged their Ten Top Tips for achieving a perfect picture with their favourite Derwent media. Discover how Glyn Macey breathes on his Derwent Artbar to soften the surface making it easier to blend. Landscape artist David Bellamy recommends you explore the potential of Derwent Charcoal Pencils before you start work by scribbling on smooth cartridge paper and then blending with your finger or a paper stump to see what interesting results you can achieve. Susan Christopher-Coulsen, the botanical artist who uses Derwent Studio Pencils advises you to ‘invest in a good sharpener’ and Graham Brace who drew the Venetian Gondola scene for the Derwent Watercolour Pencil tin suggests ‘creating a dry and wet shade chart to aid your choice of colour’.

www.pencils .co.uk is home to a wealth of information from the experts to help you brush up on all the latest drawing tips and techniques. There are short video tutorials by Sarah Taylor, artist and Derwent Product Manager, on everything from how to use Inktense Pencils and Blocks on silk, to the best use of Scale Dividers and drawing on black paper using Derwent colour pencils. And, if you are looking for a drawing project there are over 40 available covering every type of media from water-soluble and pastel, to sketching and colour pencils.

Derwent’s new Ten Top Tips sheets are available to download now at www.pencils.co.uk.