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At Blick we pride ourselves on providing artist quality drawing materials at the most competitive price. See why our Blick brand Studio Artists' Colored Pencils, Studio Markers and Artists' Soft Pastels are an excellent choice for fine artists - even those on a budget.
Luminance colored pencils were developed by Caran d'Ache at the request of the Colored Pencil Society of America. Every shade has been formulated using finely ground pigments chosen for their purity, intensity and resistance to UV rays, so they are extremely lightfast. See some of the techniques that can be used only with this unique, artist quality pencil.
Neocolor II is a water soluble artist crayon made from high quality, lightfast pigments. They are softer than colored pencils and denser than wax crayons. When used on their own, Neocolor II Crayons are smooth drawing instruments great for sketching and filling in large areas. When used with water, they become an intensely vibrant and luminous watercolor paint. They can even be used to draw on glass, metal and other non-porous surfaces. Watch this video to see this unique artist crayon in action.
Neopastels are a professional quality oil pastel with excellent smoothness and blendability. They're made from permanent, lightfast pigments that are bright and vibrant, even on dark backgrounds. These dustless, opaque pastels glide easily on paper, but also work great on a wide variety of substrates - they'll even stick to non porous surfaces like glass and plastic! See why Caran d'Ache Neopastels are a great oil pastel.
Soft and water-resistant, Pablo pencils offer superb lightfastness and bright, clean colors. These professional quality colored pencils have soft and highly pigmented cores, so they will cover surfaces completely. In addition to paper, they are also great on wood and for colorizing photographs. See Pablo pencils in action.
Supracolor Soft Aquarelle Pencils are like having two art mediums in one! The soft core provides the option for smooth rich laydown of color and precise line drawings; or, add a wet brush and the color becomes liquid and flows like watercolor. Watch this video to see how bright and luminous these professional quality water-soluble colored pencils are. Supracolor have exceptional covering power and excellent lightfastness to meet the most exacting demands of artists and illustrators.
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Ever wonder what to do with that Colorless Blender marker? Or how to get rid of those streaks in your marker drawings? We have lots of tips for you! Prismacolor Premier Double-Ended Art Markers feature two distinct nibs capable of achieving multiple line widths. Both ends draw from a single ink reservoir for a perfect color match end to end, making them ideal for both technical and artistic applications. Intended for professional artists and advanced students, Prismacolor Art Markers will not fade or feather.
See all the features and benefits of using these premium pigmented, acid-free, archival ink markers. They are lightfast, permanent, non-toxic, and water resistant when dry. Use these markers for crisp, detail work in artistic and technical applications.
Learn about the similarities and differences between the popular Prismacolor pencil lines - Verithin, Art Stix and Premier Colored Pencils. All are highly pigmented, professional-grade drawing products offered in a family of colors. They each have their own unique properties suitable for different uses or techniques, but can all be used together to create one cohesive drawing. See what makes each product special and how to use them to their best advantage.
Think you know everything there is to know about drawing with colored pencils? You might be surprised by some of the useful tips and techniques shared in this video. Prismacolor pencils feature a thick, soft core made from brilliant,
Have you ever been frustrated by broken lead while sharpening pencils? While it may seem obvious, there is a specific technique to sharpening colored pencils to ensure minimal breakage and waste of your materials. This video will show you the best way to hand-sharpen colored pencils and tips for electric sharpeners.
Prismacolor NuPastels aren't just for drawing. You'll be amazed by how many different techniques you can apply using Prismacolor NuPastel color sticks. See them in action in a variety of watercolor techniques, with solvents, even monoprinting! Watch this video and then try for yourself.
See the many ways you can use Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils to create a variety of effects. These artist quality watercolor pencils feature high pigment load and superior solubility for brilliant color and a smooth, even laydown. This color range complements Prismacolors Art Stix, Verithin and colored pencil palettes.
If you've ever worked in pen and ink before, you know how important it is to have a high quality pen. The Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph technical pen is a legendary art tool that produces consistent lines for fine illustrations and drawing. The Rotring Rapidograph pen is also a quality and versatile technical pen with a disposable ink cartridge.
Wondering how to clean your Koh-I-Noor Rapidograph technical pen? It is a very easy process; just follow these simple steps and you'll have your pen working like new!
These waterproof, permanent, solvent-based markers deliver brilliant color in fine, medium, or broad strokes. This video will show you a couple of tips and tricks when using these professional quality markers.
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