I have many paintings, I have done throughout my life.  Never finding much of a way to share them. I can't wiat...but I have to have wait on my husband to help me uplaod photos of my work. I paint people, animals, landscapes...but since I have had my two young boys I havnt done much painting. I need sevral hours by myself to even get started on a painting, so I'm thinking to start working with colored pencils, for now.

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Comment by Pauline Donohoe on June 25, 2011 at 12:05pm
All the best with your pencils Catherine. You can stop and start with them with no clean up to do or set up really or just minimal.  I've just started using prismas and derwents.  It is all a big experiment and a fun process. Pauline
Comment by Catherine Marie Chiara Duran on June 25, 2011 at 3:39pm

I have used them before, the problem I had was you have to buy a frame to display them. A frame can be more expensive than a streched canvas that you can just hang up when finished.  I will have a whole pad of drawings, hopefully I will be able to buy frames for them someday. But I am very excited to get started with them agian. Can you use derwents with prismas? I like to do detailed work, are derwents good for detail? I bought some new prismas from Blick, with new shapeners.  I have some prismas already and I always have trouble when i have to sharpen them. Thank you

Cathy

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