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Winsor & Newton Water Colour Markers

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Winsor & Newton Water Colour Markers came out, it appears, late spring in 2014 designed to create a marker that provided the precision and look of an alcohol-based marker while offering the ability to be used and blended with normal watercolour techniques including wet into wet or using wet brushes to blend and lighten.

Another Pumpkin!

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If you recall from my past postings, I was slowly, but surely, working away on a coloured pencil drawing involving multiple pumpkins. Well, the third has materialized! A couple of things of minor note around this one...

To the Point

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I just picked up the Derwent Super Point helical sharpener from Amazon (delivered today, having Prime is dangerous at times). I was looking for a sharpener that could put a long point on coloured pencil and was, in fact, designed to be used with them as well as graphite. I'm not entirely sure where I came across the info on this one, but it was mentioned/reviewed briefly on Youtube by one of the folks I like to watch regularly and so I put it on my wish list pending a future decision.

Sketching in Paradise

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I don't really paint anywhere as near as I ought to, but this Christmas we vacationed in Hawai'i spending time on Oahu and Big Island. I, of course, took some watercolours with me.