ERASERS

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It’s all a matter of personal preference, but I am a big fan of the white-vinyl erasers. I find that for me they erase cleanly and easily. But there are tons of different opinions and styles of erasers out there. The kneaded eraser is a good choice. I enjoy just rolling and kneading it in my hands sometimes. But their …

Sharpeners

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  One of the most difficult things for little fingers to do is sharpen pencils.  I guess one solution would be to buy them a mechanical pencil…or maybe sharpen the pencils FOR them…or buy an easy-to-use sharpener… I have an old Boston electric pencil sharpener…works like a charm even after all these years. But, I’m not sure they make them …

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 …