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BeaSue

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on: June 25, 2013, 10:54:46 PM
I have recently acquired a small set of Derwent pencils, and am eager to try them out. Those of you who have experience with these, please let me know when you find them better than straight painting with brushes.

Thank you!
--Susan

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dennis

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Reply #1 on: June 26, 2013, 10:03:07 AM
It is not that one is better than the other - is all about different effects gained by each of them separately and well as a combinatiion of watercolours and watercolour pencils in the same drawing.

I am putting this down on my list for a future demonstration.
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Reply #2 on: June 26, 2013, 11:10:41 AM
That was great advice by Dennis there. Yesterday I re-watched his 'Pen n Inkwash'  (Forum thread here: http://www.paintbasket.com/members/index.php?topic=1653.0 ) to gain more options for using both watercolour brushwork, Pen Ink and, coloured pencils (watercolour and standard Polychromos) combination.
Mixed media seems to be very appealing.
I can't wait to buy into Dennis' future tutorial on this subject ;)
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BeaSue

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Reply #3 on: June 26, 2013, 11:45:25 AM
Thank you! I look forward to learning more about this in your future class, Dennis.
--Susan

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Reply #4 on: June 26, 2013, 10:19:49 PM
 :thankyou:  Dennis, the lesson should be very interesting and I am looking forward to it.


Susan, I am sorry that I could not help you any because I have only recently started with coloured and Inktense pencils, each being different from the other even though they are both pencils.  I am looking so forward to the lesson which Dennis has promised to do on the combination of these mediums.  I did the ink and watercolour combination lesson of the Giraffe which was fantastic so this up coming one should be just as good.


Patricia   :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
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