Andrea
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Your Favorite Colored Pencils?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Rogers Aug 16. 10 Replies

Sorta hoping you will be able to guide me in the right direction.Money is not an issue. What are your favorites?READ MORE

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Susan liked Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
Sep 4
Mary Rogers replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"I've been using Prismacolor colored pencils for years. I love them and won't use any other brand. They blend so nicely. Also I like that I can go into the art store near my home and buy them individually whenever I just need a few certain…"
Aug 16
Stephanie Rubin replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"I just started using colored pencils, and I am enjoying Prismacolor because of their blending quality.  Blick pencils didn't have the pigment color saturation which I wanted. Enjoy, and it's a process even obtaining supplies,…"
Aug 13
Andrea replied to Debbie's discussion Disappearing color...
"Also.. any chance you leave your drawings in direct sunlight? Because I imagine that would do the trick."
Nov 22, 2016
Andrea replied to Debbie's discussion Disappearing color...
"Generally I would say it's a lightfastness problem but that should not be the case for FC Polychromos and maybe not within a few weeks.Have you noticed this with all of your coloring books or specific coloring books doing this?"
Nov 22, 2016
Joe Fletcher replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"I have been using color pencils for a few years and always seem to end up back with Prismacolors. I recently purchased a set of 48 Blick in house brand color pencils and like them a lot. I have sets of Caran D'Arche, Lyra and FC but as I said…"
Aug 16, 2016
Laura Shelton replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"Hands down, has to be Prismacolor, any type they sel,l whether just regular colored pencils, watercolor pencils or even their pastel chalks that they have in pencil form....I am just a Prismacolor fan all the way!"
Jul 16, 2016
Andrea replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"That's unfortunate. : ( Have you considered getting into digital? A lower end graphic tablet is around 50-80 dollars and will last you for years."
Jul 3, 2016
Jess replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"Sorry darlin I am on a disability pension so when I say I can't afford them I really can't, I saved for months to buy my polychromos, the lyras I bought one or two at a time at my local officeworks store. Money only stretches so far, maybe…"
Jul 2, 2016
Andrea replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"I was thinking of trying something more expensive this time so I've been asking around what other artists think. FC comes highly recommended as one of the great colored pencils companies in most articles I read. It's a shame that…"
Jul 2, 2016
Andrea replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"Do you find that you would want better?"
Jul 2, 2016
Jess replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"I love polychromos and lyra rembrants, I am not fussed on prismacolors although a lot of people rave about them,  I have heard that the Caran d'ache are even better again but honestly I can't afford to try them."
Jul 1, 2016
Stacy Woolsey replied to Andrea's discussion Your Favorite Colored Pencils?
"I prefer the Prismacolor Verithins, but I am no expert and have a limited budget. =)"
Jun 30, 2016
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Your Favorite Colored Pencils?

Sorta hoping you will be able to guide me in the right direction.Money is not an issue. What are your favorites?See More
Jun 30, 2016
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"You could look into odorless hair sprays."
Jun 30, 2016
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"Hi Andrea! Welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration! If you have any questions or suggestions,…"
Jun 29, 2016

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At 10:22pm on June 29, 2016, Stacy Woolsey said…

Hi Andrea! Welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

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