Coloured Pencil Teacups

May 4, 2022 | 8 Comments
PencilsTeacup Sketching

I thought it would be good to do a separate article recording my teacup sketching experiments with coloured pencils. I’ve mentioned previously that there is no way I can translate the techniques I use for watercolour to pencils (CPs) when it comes to teacups. I love working wet-on-wet with loose suggestive strokes when painting, but...


Best pencil sharpeners?

May 2, 2022 | 21 Comments

A few weeks ago I did a little research (certainly not extensive) and as a result, I decided to buy two reasonably-priced sharpeners: Kutsuwa STAD T’GAAL Sharpener Dahle 133 Rotary Sharpener   The Dahle is working great and gives me a really nice sharp point! These pencils were sharpened with the Dahle and not quite...