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Buy Pentel Aquash Water Brush Pens from Amazon

Pentel Aquash Water Brush Pens, Assorted Tips - Pack of 3 (Fine, Medium and Broad)  

Artists, students and craft enthusiasts can choose from a variety of wonderful Pentel Arts products, made from quality materials and available in brilliant colours. Perfect for painting, drawing, decorating or designing, let your creativity flourish with Pentel Arts.

Our oil pastels collection offers a range of up to 49 colours, with lovely blending properties, while our water colours and water brushes can be used with other media to create beautiful effects. We also offer good quality colour pencils for sketching and drawing, and our pen collection includes acid-free gel ink pens, perfect for scrapbooking.

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Buy PanPastel 5 Colour Starter Set by PanPastel from Amazon


PanPastel 5 Colour Starter Set by PanPastel

Colorfin-PanPastel Ultra Soft Artist's Pastel Colour Set. Pan Pastel Colors are genuine artists' quality pastels uniquely packed in a pan format. They were developed so that artists can easily lift apply and control pastel colour-just like true painting. The pan format holds the colour like paint for easy application. Each Pan Pastel is loaded with the highest quality artists' pigments and have a rich ultra-soft and low dust formulation. All of the professional-quality colors have excellent light-fastness are fully erasable and compatible with traditional pastel sticks surfaces conventional fixatives and other artists' colors. This package contains five 9mL/0.30 fl. oz. Pan Pastels in coordinated colors and four Soft artist's tools. Available in a variety of colour sets: Conforms to ASTM D4236.

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Buy Pen and Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide from Amazon

Pen and Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide by Alphonso Dunn

Pen & Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide covers the essential aspects of pen and ink drawing and more. It explores basic materials and instruments; fundamental properties of strokes and pen control; key elements of shading; and indispensable techniques for creating vibrant textures. As a bonus, a chapter is devoted to what the author refers to as, the secret Line of Balance. This book is not just written to instruct but also to inspire enthusiasts of pen and ink and drawing as well.

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Buy Clairefontaine Glued Pastelmat from Amazon

Clairefontaine Glued Pastelmat in New Shades, 30 x 40 cm - Assorted Colours

A new concept for pastel artists, a sanded paper, the Pastel adheres so well to this paper that you don't need to use a fixative between each layer. You are able to multiply the layers without a saturation effect. Pastelmat brings opportunities for pastel artists, offering a coarser surface than velour but a softer surface than sand paper.

Available in different colours - warm, cool or achromatic colours for every kind of subject with dry pastels. In the pads, each sheet is protected by a crystal insert. Rub out or wet the paper, the Pastelmat keeps its original properties.

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