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Colored Pencil Conversion and Comparison Charts


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  • This pattern was designed by a Bluprint independent design partner!
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Pattern Details

Confused about which colours to substitute when you are working between different brands of coloured pencil? Like to be able to compare the lightfastness of different brands and colours at a glance? Which colours are the brightest on a black surface? Unsure about which brand of pencil to purchase? This 57 page kit can help you with all that and more! This new extended version now shows conversion charts for eight popular brands of coloured pencil: Derwent Lightfast Faber Castell Polychromos Prismacolor Premier Derwent Artist Pencils Caran D'Ache Pablos Caran D'Ache Luminance Derwent Coloursoft Lyra Polycolor Derwent Drawing There are also charts showing colour swatches for every pencil in each brand on 6 different supports, so you have an easy reference to see which surface might suit your needs best. The surfaces shown include Fabriano 5 Hot Pressed, Drafting film, Black Mat board, Colourfix Suede, Canson Mi-Teintes Tex and Stonehenge.

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Karen Hull Art
Karen Hull Art
Comprehensive drawing and art tutorials featuring coloured pencil and mixed media on a range of surfaces.