If I had to choose only one type of erasers I would prefer a kneaded eraser. But would that be ones from Maped?
I like to use dry drawing materials in the form of pencils. Maybe you’ve already read my recent post about Koh-I-Noor sanguine, sepia, charcoal, and white chalk cored in wood. Today I want to tell you what I think of Gioconda…
Inspired by russet autumn colors, I’ve tried my hand at drawing with Koh-I-Noor sepia and sanguine. Since my paper was toned, I also bought charcoal and white chalk. All the media were in the form of pencils.
In the last few years, I mostly use the graphite pencils Faber-Castell. It isn’t just a matter of habit. They have many advantages.
Detailed corrections can be crucial – for example, highlighting the glimmer of an eye in a portrait or smoothing out the edge of a distant wood in a landscape.
There are old Russian plants manufacturing high-quality paints; one of them is APP Nevskaya palitra. The watercolors Sonnet, which the company produces, became a great addition to my toolkit.
I usually paint with watercolors, and my main item of expenditure is paper. Last week I bought a relatively cheap spiral pad to try out, and it turned out to be amazing for its price. The pad was manufactured by the company…
Watercolor pencils let you combine drawing with painting: they have water-soluble colored binders. The art medium is equally suitable for dry-on-dry sketching and wet-on-wet techniques.