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Drawing On Experience

Material Study of Graphite on Paper

© Michelle Grant

I love using pencil. Just me and a stick of graphite. I’m a persistent scribbler but at times I wish I could slow down and capture a bit more. The other day I overheard the artist Michelle Grant talking to a student about using different grades of pencils to achieve different effects and it was very interesting, so I asked her to write down her thoughts. Below is what she came up with. I especially love the idea of a marriage between the type of pencil and the paper you're using…

Colour Review: Gamblin Warm White Oil Paint

Gamblin Warm White Oil Paint
This is a completely different colour to the normal Titanium Buff that is offered by most oil manufactures. It's creamy in nature but still has a robust feel when dipped into. Here's the scoop...

Product Review: Princeton 6300 Brush

The only synthetic bristle for oil painting

Product Review: Princeton 6300 Brush

Product review of the only synthetic bristle brush suitable for oil painting. A better, longer lasting bristle brush that cooperates better than natural bristle across a broad range of mediums. Modeled on the look and feel of hog bristle, series 6300 is a perfect brush for painters switching from oils to acrylic or water miscible oil. A real workhorse in even heavy bodied acrylics and suitable for use with gels and impasto mediums. Oil painters are catching on to 6300, realizing that it wears much better than natural bristle.

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