Pencils!

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The numbers on a pencil indicate the hardness or softness of the ‘lead’ – or the core of the pencil. This core is made from graphite & clay. The more graphite in a pencil the softer or easier to make a dark line. The more clay- the harder & lighter (and more precise). So a 9B is a very soft …

A Few Quality Materials

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It’s almost Christmas… and I am sure that some of you are thinking about getting that special child of yours some art-supplies…I’d like to make a suggestion:  It is much better to buy a few quality materials, than a huge set of inferior ones. I have seen a lot of big ART SETS that looked exciting in the box…but sometimes …

My search

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I have been searching for a small bag to easily sling over my shoulder and take with me while hiking or biking. Something to carry a small sketchbook with some accessories. Sometimes I like to stop and take a photo or make a pen & ink sketch, or write a few lines….or even do a quick watercolor! I don’t want …