How to use graphite pencils

How to use graphite pencils

by catherine peters October 22, 2020 3 min read

All great art starts with a sketch 

Picasso owned an impressive 175 sketchbooks filled with ideas at the time of his death. Pencils are a great way to sketch ideas quickly or make beautiful, detailed drawings. Using a good range of graphite pencils allows you to explore a broad tonal value and achieve varying results.

 

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Faber Castell Polychomos 111th Anniversary

Faber Castell Polychomos 111th Anniversary

by Larissa Gill August 20, 2019 2 min read 1 Comment

Faber Castell celebrates their popular pencils, with a competition and insight in to their history.
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Learn about Derwent Procolour pencils

Learn about Derwent Procolour pencils

by Madeleine Grange-Glen August 13, 2019 2 min read 2 Comments

Looking for vibrant, strong and smooth pencils? Discover why the Derwent Procolour pencils are just what you've been looking for!
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Derwent Art Prize

Derwent Art Prize

by Larissa Gill August 01, 2019 1 min read

Renowned pencil manufacturers Derwent are proud to announce their fifth Art Prize. Aiming to reward excellence by showcasing the very best artworks created in pencil.
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UK Coloured Pencil Society Open Exhibition

UK Coloured Pencil Society Open Exhibition

by Larissa Gill July 17, 2019 1 min read

Do you have a passion for the art of coloured pencil?
Talented artists in the 18th International Open Exhibition capture a wide variety of subject matter.
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